Peter Totten is an Emmy Award Winning filmmaker and video artist currently based in Toronto, Ontario. Their work has been screened in galleries and festivals in Europe, Asia, and North America.


Peter finished a BA in Media Arts Studies from Brigham Young University in 2018, where they worked on the documentary series Beehive Stories, and States of America. Peter also participated in the gallery presentation of Sacred Sounds: a Compassionate Listening Guide, as well as curating die Strömung (The Current), a show of work shot, edited, and written in Berlin, Germany.


Currently pursuing an MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University (’21), Peter’s work is exploratory in nature, seeking to highlight the beauty in lived experience; utilizing the essay film form and visual anthropology to fit modernist sensibilities.