About

First Name

Celia

Last Name

Peters

Username

artisticfreedom

Role(s)

Director, Producer, Writer

Identity

Woman

Pronouns

She/Her

Location

US: West

Affiliations

WGAE-Writers Guild of America East

Available For

Screenwriter, Director

Bio

Celia C. Peters is a filmmaker and visual artist creating thoughtful futurist stories about intriguing, authentic characters. She is curator of Blackness Revisualized,  WNET/AllArts.org’s inaugural afrofuturist film festival. She is also director of Shutdown, a short historical documentary produced by Ohio State University, currently in production. In Spring 2021, she is an Advisor to the Sundance Co//ab course “Screenwriting: Crafting Your Sci-Fi Feature” taught by Philip Eisner. In 2019-2020, Peters was a lecturer at Ohio State University, and has created filmmaking and screenwriting courses that she has taught to youth and adults. In 2018, she delivered a keynote speech at the NAACP National Convention and attended the Talent Lab at the Reykjavik International Film Festival with feature project Godspeed. In 2017, Peters was awarded a Residency at the Wexner Center for the Arts for her experimental sci-fi short film MISSION. Her screenplays have been prize-winning and recognized in competition. Her work has screened in Los  Angeles, New York, Berlin, Washington, D.C., Detroit, Cleveland and London; also on public and cable television. She has produced content for Afropunk, New York Comic Con and California African American Museum (L.A.). Peters is an honors graduate of University Michigan with a B.A. in French and Political Science, and holds an M.A. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago. As well, she has done graduate studies in clinical psychology at NYU. She Is currently developing her afrofuturist feature film GODSPEED in partnership with WarnerMedia150.

Ethnicity

Black/African American

Languages

English; proficient in French; intermediate Spanish

Available to travel?

Yes

Email

artisticfreedomltd@gmail.com

Phone

5105750597

Rep

Fernando Ramirez, Esq., framirezlaw@msn.com

Website

http://www.godspeedscifimovie.com

Company

Artistic Freedom Ltd.

Company Website

http://www.artisticfreedomltd.com