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Peter Conrad


Peter is a filmmaker and educator based in Toronto. His documentary film, “On the Road to Virtue,” chronicles the relationship between a Canadian social justice advocate and Salvadoran refugees from the civil war in El Salvador in the 1980s. It was recently added to the permanent collection of the Museo de la Palabra y la Imagen in San Salvador. Previous documentary credits include “Guarding A Musical Treasure,” a journey into the world of Baroque culture in Bolivia, as well as the educational science docs, “The Challenge of Quantum Reality” and “The Mystery of Dark Matter” for Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Short scripted projects include the comedy “Dear Bear” and the web series, “Turning Intern.”

Peter has also worked in theatre as a director and visual effects designer. For Drayton Entertainment, he was a visual effects designer on “You’ll Get Used to It: The War Show!,” and with Steve Kelly on “Twist & Shout: Music of the British Invasion,” “Legends: A Salute to Musical Pioneers,” and “Canadian Legends.”

He is also the author of “Caring On The Grand: A History of the Freeport Hospital” and “Terrazzo,” an essay on loss and relationship nominated for the 2006 Pushcart Prize in the US.