Creative Lives — Producer and executive producer Peter Maynard on working your way up from the bottom

Posted 20 March 2017 Interview by Laura Snoad

Working across short films, documentaries and commercials, producer Peter Maynard is the man responsible for making a film happen. With the production company he founded, Betsy Works, he’ll drum up support from investors, assemble a top-spec cast and crew and put all the processes in place to get a project rolling. Now producing independently for the likes of The Discovery Network, Nike, Age UK and The Times, Peter started out at Channel 4 but his first job was as a runner on iconic ’90s kids TV show GamesMaster. His run of work experience was so good in fact, that he decided to skip university altogether.

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