Peter C.B. Masterson
Peter C.B. Masterson has been surrounded by the film business his whole life. He is the son of writer/director Peter Masterson, who has directed such films as The Trip to Bountiful and The Only Thrill . His mother is Carlin Glynn, an accomplished actress - winner of a Tony Award and an Oliver Award for Best Actress in The Best Little Whore House in Texas, (which his father cowrote and directed). Peter's sister, actress Mary Stuart Masterson, has starred in over 25 feature films, including: Fried Green Tomatoes, Benny and Joon, and Some Kind of Wonderful.
Peter has worked closely with actors his whole career, from summers at the Sundance Film Lab, to Improvisational Groups in New York. A member of the International Cinematographer's Guild since 1994, Peter has been working steadily behind the camera on over 20 feature films like (The Forgotten, LittleBlack Book, Mona Lisa Smile, and Step Mom).
Peter has a fundamental respect for acting that is very apparent in his directorial debut West of Here, a feature film starring Mary Stuart Masterson and Josh Hamilton, recently released on DVD.
Peter was the cinematographer on two recent films Whiskey School, starring Olympia Dukakis, Lanie Kazan and Gary Swanson, and The Cake Eaters, starring Kristen Stewart, which premiered at the Tribecca Film Festival and the Boston Film Festival where the film won best audience award in 2008.
Peter has recently established Barn Door Pictures, a film production company based in New York City, in partnership with his sister, Mary Stuart, and producer/writer Steven Weisman. Their first feature, Tickling Leo, was produced by Peter, and written and directed by Jeremy Davidson. [BACK]