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Peter Fudakowski

Peter Fudakowski is a London based film producer, writer and director. He studied Economics at Magdalene College, Cambridge, (where he was President of the Cambridge Union Society in Michaelmas Term 1976). He graduated with a Masters degree and later read for an MBA at the business school INSEAD, France.

In 1979 he joined the First National Bank of Chicago, where he worked in the film financing department. In 1982 Peter left to set up his own production company with his wife Henrietta as script editor and head of development. Their company, Premiere Productions Ltd, celebrated its 20th year in the film business with the production of Tsotsi, which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 2006. Since then, Peter and Henrietta have been developing a number of feature film projects, including "Secret Sharer" and "Corams Children". In 2012, Peter directed his first feature film, "Secret Sharer', shot on location in Thailand and China. The film is due for release in the UK in June 2014. Secret Sharer website [1] In November 2014, Peter was awarded the Wings Award by the Polish Film Festival in America. [2]

He has two children, Kasia b. 1985 and Adam b. 1983 - Fudakowski. Kasia is a sculptor who lives and works in Berlin. Adam is an engineer and inventor who lives and works in London. He is married to Katie Fudakowski who is a barrister.

Filmography

  • Secret Sharer (2014) (director, writer, producer)
  • Hysteria (2011) (executive producer)
  • Keeping Mum (2005) (associate producer)
  • Tsotsi (2005) (producer)
  • Country of My Skull (2004) (associate producer)
  • Piccadilly Jim (2004) (associate producer)
  • Bugs! (2003) (executive producer)
  • Helen West (2002) TV Series (executive producer)
  • The Last September (1999) (executive producer)
  • Trial by Fire (1999) (TV) (executive producer)
  • Prowokator (1995) (associate producer) (as Piotr Fudakowski)

References

  • "Peter Fudakowski" on IMDB [3]
  • Official Tsotsi website [4]
  • Presidents of the Cambridge Union Society (1815–2005)[5]
  • The Peerage.com [6]
  • Secret Sharer website [7]
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