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