Peter Byck

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability
  • Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Arizona State University
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications
555 N. Central Ave, #402P
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Email: Peter.Byck@asu.edu

Biography

Peter Byck has over 20 years experience as a director and editor. His first documentary "Garbage" won the South by Southwest Film Festival. (It screened in scores of festivals in the U.S. and Europe and played at the Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center).

In addition, he has edited documentaries for Peter Jackson's last two films, "Lord of the Rings" and "King Kong." Peter has also worked as an editor or director for documentaries and promotional shorts for Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox, MTV, Vh1, BBC, Disney and MGM, for shows and movies including "The West Wing," "The Matrix," "Scrubs," "er" and many more.

Peter has presented Carbon Nation for Boeing, Nike, Google, Microsoft, Walmart.com, SC Johnson, Stonyfield, Carbon War Room, Shell, White House CEQ, CarbonTrade Ex, NetImpact, Social Venture Network. AREDAY, Metcalf Institute @ U of R.I., PEW-BICEP, Prince Charles' B.E.P. program @ Cambridge University, R.I.S.D., Art Center (Pasadena),Yale University, Conservation International, Louisville Fund for the Arts & many other universities, companies and high schools across the country and internationally.

Education

    B.F.A., Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, 1986


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