Director Profile: Peter Georgi
Active Years: 11
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Peter Georgi specializes in imaginative filming techniques and creating distinctive visual styles. Having spent ten years working in television, The Human Body is his first large format film. In television, he produced and directed the programme on puberty for the multi award-winning series, Intimate Universe: The Human Body. He was responsible for developing many of the specialist filming and graphic techniques that won the eight part series its international acclaim, including the BAFTA awards for Best Factual Series, Originality and Graphic Design. His other work has included exploring the hidden beauty of the world's greatest athletes for the BBC series The Contenders; and two films for the BBC1 science series QED, The Fall and Rise of Sgt. Reggie Perrin, about the courageous attempt of a half paralyzed former Royal Marine to climb Mount McKinley, and Call Of The Deep, a film about free-diving. Georgi started his television career with the BBC in 1990 after spending two years as a professional racing cyclist.
HUMAN BODY Director Peter Georgi By BMZ Staff (August 2001)