Peter Marsden is a Scotland-born writer and director based in London working in narrative and commercial film.

Selected as part of BFI x BAFTA Crew 2021, his short film NOT REQUIRED BACK premiered at BFI London Film Festival and screened internationally, gaining acclaim from critics such as Mark Cousins and Eye For Film who described it as ‘captivating, haunting - transporting’.
His feature film debut RAINBOW ISLAND is in development with Shadowhouse Films (HOST), alongside short film OYSTERCATCHER.

Previous work as writer/director have premiered on Vogue, Channel 4, Dazed & Confused, Rolling Stone and been featured as part of the Nowness Director’s Cuts series. His music films have won vimeo staff picks and multiple awards for both music video and narrative film, alongside ‘best of’ lists such as Pitchfork’s ’20 best of the year’.

His commercial work for global clients include Vice, Warp Records, Universal Music, EMI, Boiler-room, Red Bull Music Academy, Jungles in Paris as well as music videos for musicians like Danny Brown, Hudson Mohawke, BaauerAphex Twin.
 



info@petermarsden.com

+44 (0)7986 314 119
 


 

SELECTED PRESS

Director's Cuts • Nowness
Interview • Lecture In Progress
Feature - St Remy • It's Nice That
Feature - O.N.O • It's Nice That
Award winners • Frēsh18

20 best music videos of the year • Pitchfork
Top 20 music videos of the year • Modular Magazine
Top 15 videos of the year • Lessthan3
10 best music videos of the year • Delupher
Staff Pick • Vimeo
Top 10 videos of the month • Dazed Digital

2017 BFI London Film Festival - NRB
2018 LSFF - NRB