Peter Riddihough

Director | DOP | Videographer | Editor

Peter Riddihough is a director, cinematographer and editor with a broad range of experience in film, video and multimedia production. He began his career directing television commercials before moving to documentary film. His feature documentary, One Man’s Island (2003) the story of one man’s obsession with the world’s most dangerous motorcycle race, premiered at The Montreal World Film Festival and achieved cult status amongst motorcyclists worldwide. Jump (2006) a profile of basejumpers in Toronto, was also selected for prominent film festivals in Canada and licensed for television. Most recently Peter’s narrative short film, The Ballad of Gloria Sedgwick (2016), screened at festivals worldwide and won a Best Short Film award. Along with his film work, Peter is also a projection designer for the stage and live performance work. Recent projects include the film/theatre hybrid Last Supper (2019, Frost Bites Festival Hamilton) Demos Kratos (McMaster University, 2018) and El Retorno (2017, Theatre Centre, Toronto) Peter was born in Dublin, Ireland, raised on the west coast of Canada, studied film at the University of Toronto & Ryerson University Toronto, and lives in Hamilton Ontario.

Curriculum Vitae

(Director, Cinematographer, Editor)
The Ballad of Gloria Sedgwick (2016) narrative short
Designing Mr Pim (2013), documentary short
Jump (2006), documentary feature
La Boite (2004), experimental short
Things My Parents Taught Me; Ode To The Empanada (2003), documentary short
One Man’s Island (2003) documentary feature

Music Videos
(Director, Cinematographer, Editor)
Another Crush, It Sucks (2019)
Another Crush, Hope You're Happy (2019)
Another Crush, Empty Promises (2019)
SG Sinnicks, This Is Home (2018)
SG Sinnicks, When We Leave This Place (2018)

Aliant Mobility, “Missed Calls: The Party”, “Woman”, Bristol Communications Halifax
Dairy Queen, “The Park Bench”, JWT, Toronto
Pizza Delight, “The Beach”, “The Football Game”, “The Hockey Game”, SGC, New Brunswick
Kelloggs Corn Pops, “The Trade”, JWT Toronto
Listerine Mouthwash, “Listerine Action Hero”, Grey Advertising, Toronto
Star Choice, “Lost Wallet”, “Make Out”, “Twitchy Finger Syndrome” SGC, New Brunswick
Independent Health, “Eye Coverage”, Crowley-Webb, Rochester
Alpen Cereal, “Whole Half Bowlful”, Anderson Advertising , Toronto
M&T Bank “Expecting”, Crowley-Webb, Rochester
Hockey Hall of Fame, “The Rookie”, Pirate Radio, Toronto

Promos & Communication
(Director, Videographer, Editor)
Theatre: Theatre Passe Muraille, Why Not Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times, bcurrent Performing Arts Hamilton Fringe Festival, Sundown Theatre, Alameda Theatre, Body Theatre,Young People’s Theatre, Pleiades Theatre Company
Not-For-Profit: St Stephen's Community House, United Way Toronto & York Region, LACAP
Publishing: Scholastic Publishing, Harper Collins Canada, Tundra Books, Kids Can Press

Video Projection & Design
(Projection Designer, Videographer, Editor)
Last Supper, Frost Bites Festival, Hamilton, 2019 (+director)
Demos Kratos, McMaster University, Hamilton 2018
HERE, Open Heart, Frost Bites Festival, Hamilton, 2018
Mercy, Industry Theatre, Supercrawl 2017, Hamilton
El Retorno / I Return, El Retorno Collective / RISER Project, Toronto, 2017
The Memory Project II, Sector N Collective, Hamilton, 2016
Fetish, John Henry Gerena, Art Gallery of Hamilton, 2016
The Memory Project, Sector N Collective, Frost Bites Festival, Hamilton, 2016
Rumbling Drumlins, AgaThom, Nuit Blanche, 2013

Festival Screenings & Broadcasts

The Ballad of Gloria Sedgwick
Hamilton Film Festival, 2016
Shut Your Mouth Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2016
Canada Shorts Festival, New Brunswick, 2016
Milton Film Festival, Canada, 2017
Short To The Point Festival, Romania, 2017
Sunderland Shorts Film Festival, UK, 2017
Hamilton New York International Film Festival, USA, 2017
Forest City Film Festival, London, Canada, 2018

Montreal World Film Festival, 2006
Calgary International Film Festival, 2006
Moscow International Sports Film Festival, Russia, 2007
Canadian Filmmakers Festival Toronto, 2007
Cinefest Sudbury International Film Festival, 2007
CBC Documentary Channel, 2007

One Man’s Island
Montreal World Film Festival, 2003
Calgary International Film Festival, 2003
CBC Documentary Channel
ITV UK, Men & Motors, 2004, 2005

Things My Parents Taught Me; Ode to the Empanada
The Chilean International Short Film Festival, 2003
Alucine Film & Video Festival, Toronto, 2003
Salvador Allende Arts Festival For Peace, Toronto, 2003

Photo: Kazuyoshi Ehara