Webber, Peter: Director

Peter Webber is the director of “Hannibal Rising,” the latest instllment of the Hannibal Lecter film series.

After graduating from the film school at Bristol University, Peter Webber directed award-winning documentaries on subjects ranging from composer Richard Wagner to crash test dummies to creatures of the deep sea. He later went on to direct the controversial Channel Four miniseries, MEN ONLY, charting the decline into crime and debauchery of the formerly respectable members of a five-a-side soccer team. His next drama, BBCs THE STRETFORD WIVES, starred Fay Ripley in a tale of women's revenge on men, before being invited to direct Series 4, Episode 6 of SIX FEET UNDER.

Webbers debut feature film GIRL WITH A PEARL EARING, starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johannsen and was a huge success earning 3 Oscar nominations, 2 Golden Globe nominations and 10 BAFTA nominations. The film received many awards at international film festivals including the Hitchcock dOr and the Audience Award at the Dinard Film Festival.