Born in New York, Danish director Peter Harton started out working in the camera department for Danish TV and Films such as Lars Von Trier’s “Dancing in the Dark”. Peter shot some documentaries and short films as a photographer and then switched to the director’s department assisting some of Denmark’s most successful directors.
In 2004 he made his debut as a commercial director, picking up many awards for his countless works such as Cannes Lions, Clio, Epica, Ciclope, D&AD and the Creative Circle Award. In 2010 he took a break from ads to focus on directing a series for Danish TV called Rytteriet (The Cavalry). It became the most watched comedy series on Danish TV and in 2014 won the prestigious Danish Academy Award for its format.