Peter Gornstein

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Peter Gornstein
Peter Gornstein at a CFC Filmmakers Reception in 2011
Peter Gornstein at a CFC Filmmakers Reception in 2011
Nationality Norway
Occupation filmmaker

Peter Gornstein is a Norwegian filmmaker.[1]

He has directed feature films, television episodes, video games and commercials. He has also worked as a screenwriter, and in various technical roles in film production, even earning recognition at SIGGRAPH 2014.[2] Gornstein shared the "Best Real-Time Graphics" award at the 2014 SIGGRAPH with two other men for Ryse: Son of Rome.[3]

His 2007 film Sunrise won three awards, the Fuji Film International Short Film Award, the Panavision Award and an award from FotoKem.[1]

Britain's National Gallery commissioned Gornstein to make a video in which he explained how much game designers, like those he lead when he was th artistic director for the game Ryse: Son of Rome, owed to renaissance painters, when they design a games' virtual environment.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Peter Gornstein". Videm om film. Archived from the original on 2019-04-19. Retrieved 2021-01-11. "Holds a Master of Fine Art in film direction from the American Film Institute and a BA in illustration from the California College of the Arts." 
  2. Mercedes Milligan (2014-07-01). "SIGGRAPH Announces 2014 Festival Winners". Animation Magazine. Archived from the original on 2020-09-28. Retrieved 2021-01-11. 
  4. "Building the Picture". National Gallery. Retrieved 2021-03-05. "Discover how much the modern computer games industry and Italian Renaissance painters have in common." 
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