Peter von Puttkamer Biography
Baron Peter Von Puttkamer (born April 8, 1962) is a Canadian filmmaker known for his unique approach to adventure documentary series for network television, and for his work with Indigenous communities in his country and around the world. He has won major international awards for his work as a writer, director and producer, and was recently nominated for the 2015 Environmental Media Awards for his Nat Geo series, Biggest & Baddest, which he directed and co-produced with his wife and business partner, Sheera Von Puttkamer. For over thirty years, the couple has run Gryphon Productions and has a catalog that includes hundreds of finished films and videos, many that have appeared on television and cable networks globally and continue to be used in classrooms and outreach centers as educational and advocacy videos.
Peter von Puttkamer is a famous Film Director, who was born on April 8, 1962 in Canada.
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In 1983, Von Puttkamer and his wife formed Gryphon Productions, which has created numerous independent documentaries and programs for television. Their first network documentary was called Spirit of the Mask and it aired in 1992 on Can West Global. The film explored the native mask cultures of the Pacific Northwest and was hosted and narrated by noted anthropologist Wade Davis. Before Spirit was released, Peter produced a series of educational videos, short form documentaries and advocacy films for and about native communities. Projects included “Journey to Strength””In the Heart of the Cedar” 1982; “A Caravan For Youth” 1983; “The Honor of All: The Story of Alkali Lake” 1985.
Peter von Puttkamer Net Worth
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Peter Von Puttkamer wrote, produced and directed the 1999 film Sasquatch Odyssey: The Hunt for Bigfoot which aired on The Learning Channel in the United States and Space TV in Canada, played the International Documentary Association’s festival and the New York International Independent Film Festival.
In 1994 a film he directed and co-produced with George Amiotte, a Lakota cultural leader and actor, Healing of Nations, won Best Documentary at the American Indian Film Festival. That same year he won the Silver Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival for Cry of the Forgotten land. The film focused on the Moi people of Irian Jaya.
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In 1987- von Puttkamer was Director of Photography and Editor on “Walking with Grandfather” a 6 part Live Action/Animated PBS children’s series based on Native American legends. In 1989-91, he wrote/produced/directed “The Spirit of the Mask”; in 1991 he also wrote/produced/directed the award-winning AIDS drama for Native Americans- “A Chance for Change”, featuring well-known First Nations actors-Evan Adams, Margo Kane and Michelle Thrush.
Puttkamer’s 2009 documentary Uakari: Secrets of the English Monkey, about the red uakari monkey, aired on the CBC, Animal Planet and the BBC.
In 2008, Peyote to LSD: A Psychedelic Odyssey, aired on The History Channel. The program was co-written and hosted by National Geographic Explorer in Residence Wade Davis who describes the life of famed Harvard plant-explorer Richard Evans Schultes. Shot in the Amazon and several other countries, the program reveals how Schultes’ discoveries of hallucinogens amongst the indigenous peoples of the Americas inadvertently helped spark the psychedelic era. This documentary won awards from both the CINE Competition and the Columbus International Film & Video Festival.
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Ranked on the list of most popular Film Director. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Canada.
In 1992, he produced the multi-award-winning AIDS documentary- “Kecia Words to Live By”. The film has been used extensively by native communities and government organizations such as Health Canada and US Indian Health Services.
In 2000 he wrote, produced and directed Monster Hunters which aired on TLC in 2002 and was a six part series about groups of cryptozoologists hunting Cryptids worldwide: like Chupacabras, Yowie, Cadborosaurus and more.
Gryphon Productions 2005 documentary The Real Lost World, which aired on the Discovery Channel HD Theater and Animal Planet in 2006., followed the search for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World in Venezuela. The expedition resulted in the discovery of a new type of microbial life growing on the walls of caves at the top of the 9000’ “Lost World” Roraima plateau.