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Peter Gerretsen

Gender:

Male

Awards/Recognition:

Fourteenth Annual Canadian Film Awards, 1962 - Certificate of Merit, Amateur Category
Fifteenth Annual Canadian Film Awards, 1963 - Best Amateur Film

Films:

With a Grain of Salt (1962)

Cathy (1962)

Profession:

Filmmaker

Biographical Notes:

"Born in the Netherlands in 1939, Peter emigrated to Canada as a teen. He later married Patricia, whom he met in the film industry, where he worked as a writer, director and producer."
Gerretsen's production company was notable for producing several pro-life films. He was also an instructor at Ryerson University in Toronto, where the Annual Peter Gerretsen Film Awards are presented in his honour.

Bibliographic Resources:

"Canadian Pro-life film producer Peter Gerretsen dies From Lung Cancer." LifeSite, August 18, 2005.