Alden Peters is a documentary filmmaker and published writer originally from Seattle, Washington. He is the co-founder of Casa Vera Productions, where he produces, shoots, and edits film and video content.


6/11 – Current

Producer/Director Coming Out Documentary

Film (Theatrical) — Casa Vera Productions Details
6/11 – Current

Strategized and executed a fundraising campaign that surpassed our $20,000 goal. Simultaneously managed a production, postproduction, and outreach team. Recognized and fueled the film’s viral potential. Featured in Huffington Post, Indiewire, Mashable, BuzzFeed, and many more.

9/13 – 9/14

Head of Production

AlleyWire Details
9/13 – 9/14

Coordinated and managed videography and editing team of 15 on weekly shoots to maintain standardized shooting and editing standards. Created company-wide production and postproduction workflow. Coordinated media sponsorship role at Internet Week New York 2014. Shot and edited AlleyWire Special Segments, featuring New York City startup CEOs and celebrity talent.

1/13 – 6/14

Archival Assistant

Between the Rivers Productions, LLC Details
1/13 – 6/14

Created and implemented a uniform numbering system for over 3,000 pieces of film, research, and photo material from around the world. Researched European archive databases and logged all footage in a highly-organized database. Transcoded footage from US and European formats and ingested into FCP 7 for the editor.

8/11 – 3/13

Archival Assistant

Five Floors, LLC Details
8/11 – 3/13

Cataloged archival material in a database of over 2,000 records. Consulted directly with the director and associate producer on content and story in archival material. Handled and re-spliced fragile 16mm film on a Steenbeck.


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Class of '12

New York University

BFA/Film Production
Class of '10

Seattle Central Community College


My Gear

  • Audio-Technica Audio-TE AT803 Lavalier
  • Boom Pole
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • GoPro Hero 1
  • Konova Camera Slider Dolly K2 100cm (39.4 Inch)
  • Lilliput 7-inch LCD
  • Manfrotto Fluid Head Tripod
  • Modest light kit
  • Rode NTG-2 Shotgun Microphone
  • Sennheiser G-3 Wireless Lavalier
  • Shoulder Mount
  • Zoom H4N


  • After Effects
  • Camera Operating
  • Canon DSLR
  • Cinematography
  • Documentaries
  • Editing
  • Event Management
  • FileMaker
  • Film
  • Film Editing
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Post Production
  • PowerPoint
  • Premiere
  • Producing
  • Research
  • Screenwriting
  • Social Media
  • Social Networking
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Videography
  • Visual Effects