In The Press

selkirk-recordAaron Peters has been a media darling since the 90’s. He is an award winning singer/ songwriter/ performer / filmmaker living in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His music has appeared on several CBC television series (The Rez, Man Alive). He has written theme music for various television productions (Green Thumb Television, First Nations, Living In The City) and has performed on countless television programs nationally. The most notable of these appearances was the half-hour CBC documentary “Just Like Rain” that chronicled the tempestuous formative years of his life. Peters has released (2) independent CD’s, shot (4) music videos, received feature play in various radio markets, MUCHMUSIC, BRAVO NETWORK, toured like a maniac, opening shows for the INDIGO GIRLS’ Honour the Earth Tour, BUFFY SAINT MARIE and CLAUDE MCKENZIE of KASHTIN. He also sang both the American and Canadian National anthems at the Winnipeg Stadium. His award winning “Perfect Crime” video, sponsored by The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, has been shown in Winnipeg schools as part of their cultural awareness curriculum, as well as in New York State at Cornell University, An Ivy League university in Ithaca, and Corning Community College in Corning, NY. His films Winnipeg Rock and Present to Love are examples of his recent passion for film making. Peters’ videography has also been featured in films by other filmmakers (Occupy Love, VELCRO RIPPER – flash round dance footage Toronto, ON; Missing: The Documentary, CAMERON MONKMAN, interviews, Winnipeg, MB).

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“Filmmaker sets sights on Selkirk for mini doc series” Selkirk Record,  August 25, 2016 [Film] “A Winnipeg-based musician turned independent film-maker is setting his sights on Selkirk for the topic of his next mini documentary series.”  

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“Portage Starring In Upcoming Film” Portageonline.com, August 22, 2016 [Film] “An independent filmmaker’s making a movie about life in Portage la Prairie. Aaron Peters explains how he got the idea.” portageonline
“Telling tales about their town” Winnipeg Free Press, August 15, 2016 [Film] “Winnipeg independent film maker Aaron Peters is recording Portage la Prairie residents speaking about their community for his new film project.”  

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“Diocesan News – System has to change: Sinclair” Prairie Messenger, March 2, 2016 [Social Issues] “With a brief introduction he showed a video with Manitoba singer Aaron Peters who sings about what he called ‘the perfect crime’ about the treatment of indigenous children in residential schools and foster care.” sinclair
 “It would be nice if the city got on it. Winnipegers call for residential street plowing.” cbc.ca, December 23, 2015 [Social issues] Aaron Peters can’t blow his nose (or shovel a driveway in a top hat) without the media picking up on it. cbc-dec-15
A cultural approach to domestic violence” Flin Flon Reminder, September 26, 2015 [Film] “Ojibway Filmmaker Aaron Peters documented the training session for an upcoming documentary, and created a short film for participants as well. In the film, many of the women commented on how emotional, and personal, the training experience was.” reminder-sep16
Jay Edwards and Aaron Peters have created The Present to Love (ThatChannel.com), July 23, 2015 [Film] Video: “The incredible story of singer/songwriter Jay Edwards is now a movie thanks to Winnipeg-Toronto filmmaker Aaron Peters. Jay and Aaron discuss their amazing  journey to realizing this film, and it’s upcoming premiere on Liquid Lunch at ThatChannel with Hugh Reilly and Hildegard Gmeiner.” thatchannel
“OPINION ‘Sensationalist’ Maclean’s article product of ‘news tourism'” cbc.ca January 23, 2015 [Social Issues] “As your own rocker Aaron Peters says, ‘somebody is watching you and what you do impacts on a whole lot of other people who don’t deserve a bad rep.’”  don-marks-mcleans

 

“A DIFFERENT ENDING. Documentary tackles MMIW” Uniter.ca, November 26, 2014 [Film] “(MMIW) is one issue, and you have to focus on that,” Aaron Peters, a local Aboriginal musician who filmed the Winnipeg interviews for the documentary, says. “But if you back up, the picture is huge.” uniter-nov14

 

“A thriving Aboriginal entertainment community in Saskatoon – Independent Dog Face” unitedcoop.com, June 18, 2014 [Film] “Following this there was a screening of their first independent film directed by Aaron Peters, called Independent Dog Face: The Movie. Watch a trailer here.” indep-dog-face
“Winnipeg rock goes big” Winnipeg Free Press, September 15, 2011 [Film] “Veteran Winnipeg musician Aaron Peters has moved into the director’s chair with his first feature-length documentary, Aaron Peters Presents Winnipeg Rock Part One” winnipeg-rock