Biography from 1991 Bogus Journey Press Kit
PETER HEWITT (director) attended the prestigious National Film School, of
which producer David Puttnam is chairman, in his native England. His graduate
30-minute film, "The Candy Show," won Britainís equivalent of the
Academy Award in 1989 for best short film.
The attention from "The Candy Show" brought Hewitt to Los Angeles
last year and helped land him the job of directing "Bill & Tedís
Bogus Journey" over 50 other directors. "The Candy Show" has
since been purchased by Nelson Films and will be expanded by Hewitt to feature
Hewitt has also worked for Limelight Films, a music video and commercial
company, directing music videos for such artists as Information Society.
"Bill & Tedís Bogus Journey" marks his debut as a feature
Since Bogus Journey, Peter Hewitt has directed the films Tom
and Huck, The Borrowers (which featured a cameo by Alex
Winter), Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?, Thunderpants, Garfield
He was also the writer and producer of the movie Thunderbirds
which is based on the British Gerry Anderson marionette series popular in the
1960's. He co-wrote the film I Want Candy which was released in
2007. And in 2009, Peter Hewitt directed the film The Maiden
Heist. He is currently directing the TV movie Home Alone 5: Alone
in the Dark.
For a list of Peter's directing credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database