Growing up in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA Pete began making short movies in 1999, creating short stories, advertisements, and documentaries. He starred, co-wrote, co-edited, and assistant directed Five Days, a feature length action drama shot on digital video in 2000. In 2002, he worked as a youth coordinator and video production instructor and developed more skills in screenwriting, acting, film production, performing in local plays and helping crew on film productions. In 2004 his short Crashed was selected as part of a Ban Against Gun Violence Art exhibition, followed up with a stint at production assistant to Mark Tang, a documentary filmmaker. In 2005, Pete graduated from Metropolitan State University with a Communications and Education degree and was awarded a Culture Collaboration Grant for his feature length screenplay Where Days Go. In 2006, he completed A New Dream - A Son's Journey a first time feature documentary and Case 352, a short upbeat comedy involving a paranormal investigation agency. In 2007, moved overseas to Hong Kong and landed roles in television commercials and community theatre productions. Working as an English Drama teacher in the schools Pete continued to make short films, shoot and edit commercial videos. In 2009, he began an internship with Producer Bey Logan of B & E Productions and was Assistant AD and played Lt. Wuche in actor Micheal Biehn's first feature film Shadowguard The Blood Bond Saga starring Micheal Biehn and Hong Kong lead Simon Yam. Afterwards he worked as producer's assistant on the local film Beach Spike! Currently, Pete is in post production on The Good Guy and Ego Claw both short films he produced and directed.