Peter Strauss Editor. Producer.

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Peter Strauss

FEATURE FILMS

CARMEN In Post-Production
Romantic drama starring Natascha McElhone

Dir. Valerie Buhagiar

Prod. Coral Aiken, Pierre Ellul, Anika Psaila Savona

IT’S HARD TO BE HUMAN
Award-winning indie drama
*Winner Best Canadian Film, Female Eye Film Fest

Dir. Valerie Buhagiar

Prod. Valerie Buhagiar, Johnny Hockin

SHORTS & DOCUMENTARY

VERMONT’S QUIET DIGITAL REVOLUTION (23 min)
Doc on social media impacts in rural America. Broadcast on PBS. *Premiere, FIN Atlantic Film Fest

THE FALL OF GRACE (15 min)
Produced by Penny McDonald w/ National Theatre School of Canada as graduation talent showcase. Coming-of-age ensemble magical-realist drama.

ALONE (5 min)
Horror short from genre TV director Amanda Row (Doom Patrol, Siren, Shadowhunters) *Official Selection Toronto After Dark Film Fest

THE BRUTAL BALLET (4 min)
Doc of Muay Thai champion Simon Marcus. Internationally recognized in Muay Thai community.

THERE I GO RISING (4 min)
Directed by Meagan McAteer, Samy Inayeh. Doc for International Women’s Day and showcase for Canon C700.

THE BRAWL ON BAY ST. (17 min)
Doc on Bay St. trader annual boxing tournament. Broadcast on Bell TV.

VAN GORE (2 min)
Grindhouse faux-trailer. *Winner: Hobo w. a Shotgun Trailer Contest, distributed w/ film on DVD, Official selection Fantasia Film Fest

WEIRDO (8 min)
Horror short directed by Ashlea Wessel. *Official selection Brooklyn Horror Fest, Blood in the Snow

MACKENZIE’S TRIBUTARIES (13 min)
Doc of acclaimed photographer Donald Weber
*Winner: Green Pitch Award, Planet in Focus Film Fest

BADBADNOTGOOD (13 min)
Doc of the internationally acclaimed band on their rise to stardom.

COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE

CUPHEAD Digital. Announcement trailer & BTS for best-selling video game. Over +10M views.

AIR CANADA Digital. “787 Dreamliner” promo campaign

SPIN MASTER TVC, Digital. Numerous new product campaigns

STEAMWHISTLE BREWING
Digital. Brand awareness campaign.

TWG Digital. Culture & inclusivity campaigns. *Winner of 6 W3 Marketing Awards

TEXTNOW TVC. “GOYN” U.S. national campaign.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Digital. Awareness campaign 2021.

MICROSOFT
Film. Commissioned short documentary

NESTLÉ
TVC. Stouffer’s spots “The Climb” & “The Pre-Game”

ABOUT

Peter is a picture editor with 10 years experience working with major international brands, independent documentaries and narrative features and shorts in a wide range of genres and outputs. Peter has spent five of those years expanding his skill-set as a producer and director with the short documentary “Vermont’s Quiet Digital Revolution” playing at film festivals internationally and being broadcast by PBS as well as years as an in-house post-production specialist for boutique production company BizMedia, multinational PR agency Weber Shandwick and tech consultancy TWG. Peter’s broad experience in producing, editing and motion graphics allows him to meet varied demands in the ever-changing post-production landscape. Currently Peter is a freelance editor in Toronto. Peter is an alumni of Ryerson’s Image Arts Program in New Media.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Media Composer (2020)
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Da Vinci Resolve
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sketch
  • Unity/Cinemachine
  • Experience with all major camera systems, intermediate, & delivery codecs.
  • Data best-practices including offloading procedures, backup, logging and transcoding.
  • Finishing roundtrip procedures including delivering EDLs, AAFs, OMFs and consolidation.