Rock Paper Scissors sign editor Peter Brandt for representation in the US
Brandt is best known for his anthemic collaborations with A-list Scandinavian directors.
For his most recent commercial project in the US, he reunited with de Thurah on the highly awarded and much celebrated An Open Mind is the Best Look for Nordstrom and Droga5 New York. No stranger to accolades, Brandt was also the editor behind Nilsson’s multi-award-winning Epic Split feat. Jean-Claude Van Damme for Volvo that swept Cannes with 6 Grand Prix for Forsman & Bodenfors.
“Peter’s range as an editor makes him a perfect addition to the RPS family,” said Angus Wall, founding partner and editor at Rock Paper Scissors. “His exceptional work speaks volumes and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for someone with his level of talent.”
“Peter is absolutely beloved by directors and editors alike,” added Eve Kornblum, RPS Managing Director. “He is an editor’s editor in every facet of his work. His knack for building narrative and creating emotion is really incredible. We are thrilled to add him to our roster.”
On joining RPS, Brandt said: “I’ve always been particularly driven by the variation that commercial and feature project allows me to work on. Rock Paper Scissors is unique in having that outlet built into their structure with MakeMake Entertainment and all of their sister companies. So much of the work I admire comes from the US market, so I’m really eager to expand my relationships with RPS’s amazing partners.”
Having started out editing commercials and music videos in Denmark, it was acceptance into The National Danish Film School in 2003 that really opened up a series of narrative features Brandt. His first collaboration with director Christoffer Boe on psychological thriller Reconstruction was rewarded with the Camera d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, Best Editor at The Robert Awards and The Young Cinema Award at Venice Film Festival. Brandt continues to work across Scandinavia out of his own Copenhagen-based company, Little Machine.