Festival Year: 2024

Pete Chelkowski

Roles: Director

Peter Chelkowski’s “Life Below Zero – First Alaskans” airs on Nat Geo. He was commissioned by TNT to shoot Who Runs the World for Sara Jessica Parker. He was a field producer and DP for Discovery’s Ocean Warriors where he met co-director Jim Wickens. His first feature film was Carnival Roots which explored the clash between Europe and Africa through the lens of Carnival in Trinidad. He produced and created Fighting Tuna for Discovery networks. He was a producer of I Learn America a documentary film about newly arrived immigrant teenagers trying to make it through their senior year in high school. He has directed commercials for Coke, Puma, and Abercombie & Fitch.


2024 Program(s):

One With the Whale


Festival Year: 2024