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Stacey Testro International


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Los Angeles

323 848 7848


Based in Melbourne, Auckland, Los Angeles


Peter Salmon is an award-winning director and producer working extensively in network, cable and premium television. Most recently, he created, directed and produced the series INSiDE which won the 2021 International Emmy for Short-Form Series. Made during New Zealand’s stage 4 covid lockdown, INSiDE premiered to fantastic reviews.

Peter is currently in post production on the highly anticipated AFTER THE PARTY a limited series for ABC/TVNZ which he directed and co produced with Luminous Beast and Lingo Pictures.

He was also the set-up director on the Nine Network’s hit drama series AFTER THE VERDICT and DOCTOR DOCTOR and has directed multiple episodes on the ABC’s RAKE, starring Richard Roxburgh, and Australian/US co-production HARROW starring Ioan Gruffudd for Hulu and ABC.

Other notable credits include HALIFAX: RETRIBUTION for the Nine Network, the CBBC/Seven Network/TVNZ co-production MYSTIC; the ABC’s striking modern retelling of Anna Karenina THE BEAUTIFUL LIE, starring Sarah Snook, which was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild award and Best Television Drama Series at the 2016 AACTA Awards; SECRETS AND LIES (later remade in the US) which earned him an Australian Directors Guild Award nomination; the multi award winning NOWHERE BOYS; and audience favourite OFFSPRING for Network Ten.

Peter was a director on the second series of the acclaimed thriller/comedy WANTED for Matchbox Pictures, Seven and Netflix, earning him a New Zealand TV Award for Best Director for a Drama Program, before stepping up to produce its third series.

2022 NZTV Awards - Best Director - Nominated - INSiDE

2021 International Emmy - Winner - INSiDE

2021 Asian Academy Awards - National Winner - INSiDE

2018 NZTV Awards - Best Director - WANTED

2017 BAFTA - International - NOWHERE BOYS

2016 ADG Awards - Nominated - Best Director  -


2015 ADG Awards - Nominated - Best Director -


2007 Cannes Critics Week - FOG - short film

2002 International Emmy - Nominated - BEING EVE
2001 New York Festivals - Gold Award - BEING EVE
2000 Clermont Ferrand - Special Jury Award -


2000 L'etrange Film Festival - Grand Prix Award -

PLAYING POSSUM - short film

1999 Antalya Film Festival - Special Jury Award -

PLAYING POSSUM - short film

For a full Bio download the PDF below.

For a full CV download the PDF and visit Peter's profile on IMDB.

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