Peter Rhodes is a veteran editor who was trained at the BBC in London. He works in a broad variety of styles, ranging from cinema verité to historic re-creations to children’s films and community documentaries, which he also produces and directs.
Since moving to the United States in 1986 he has accumulated more than 50 credits for films that have appeared on PBS, the BBC and at major film festivals. His most recent work includes Latino Americans for PBS, which won a Peabody Award; The Last Mountain, which was an Official Selection at Sundance 2011 and winner of the IDA Pare Lorentz award; The People vs Leo Frank, PBS, which won a Special Jury Prize at the 2010 History Maker’s Conference; The Price of Sugar, which won the Audience Award at South by Southwest Film Festival and was short-listed for an Academy Award; The War that Made America, PBS, which won a Cine Golden Eagle; and Harvest of Fear, a Frontline/NOVA co-production which won a duPont-Columbia award. Whilst at the BBC in 1984 he was nominated for a British Academy award for best sound-editing.