Sidney Peterson Characteristics




Sidney Peterson worked primarily with film from 1947-1981, although in that time he did also write one novel. Most of his early work was shot on 16mm film. Later works were shot on various different types of film. Most of his early work was shot in black and white. Later on he went on to experiment with color although he did not use it all of the time. He has shot both silent films and films with sound with no apparent pattern. The longest film available to the public is Peterson's 1947 work, The Cage, which is 28 minutes long. The shortest is another 1947 work called Clinic of Stumble, which is 13 minutes.

Sidney Peterson is a renowned filmmaker and regarded as one of the most vital film art pioneers of the 20th century.

--Dan Anderheggen, 2006.


Sidney Peterson