Speaker Peter Knegt

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Peter Knegt



Peter Knegt is an writer, filmmaker and arts curator.  He has written multitude of international publications, including Variety, Salon, Film Quarterly, The Toronto Star, and, most notably, Indiewire, where he was the popular online magazine’s Senior Editor. Currently, Knegt works at the Canadian Broadcast Corporation, writing and producing content for their arts initiative, including the Digital Publishing Award-nominated column Queeries and the popular docu-series Canada's a Drag. His first book, a historical account of the Canadian queer rights movement, was released in 2011. He has also written and directed five short films that have screened at festivals around the world.   

Speaking on: In Conversation With: Fenton Bailey (Co-Founder, World of Wonder – Executive Producer, RuPaul’s Drag Race)

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
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