Peter Knegt

Peter Knegt (he/him) has been working as a film journalist since 2006, when he began a 10 year stint as a writer and editor for Indiewire. Since 2016, he has been a producer for CBC Arts, spearheading the creation of series like The Filmmakers and Canada’s a Drag as well as writing a weekly column on LGBTQ arts and culture, “Queeries.” This work has resulted in four Canadian Screen Awards and a Digital Publishing Award for best digital column in Canada. In addition to CBC, Knegt runs the monthly film screening series Queer Cinema Club at Toronto’s Paradise Theatre and occasionally dabbles in short filmmaking and standup comedy. You can read more about his work at and follow him on Twitter or Instagram at @peterknegt.