Peter Cousens is currently the
Peter is an actor, singer, director, producer, teacher and most recently a film director. A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), he worked for ten years as an actor on television and on stage in Australia before becoming an internationally acclaimed musical theatre star.
He is the co writer and director of the new Australian feature film Where is Daniel? (working title) slated for production in 2019.
In 2014 Peter produced and directed the feature film Freedom. Filmed in Connecticut USA it stars Cuba Gooding Jr., William Sadler and Sharon Leal. Freedom was released in cinema's in USA in 2014 and is now available for download on all major digital platforms around the world Link Amazon
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Directed by Peter Cousens the feature film FREEDOM
starring Cuba Gooding Jr and William Sadler
FREEDOM an Australian film directed by Cousens, was produced in USA and released in 2014/15 in cinemas around the world and online. A unique project, it combines an historical drama with eleven songs ranging from Gospel to Blue Grass and utilises all the skills that Cousens brings to both drama and music
FREEDOM tells an uplifting story of the discovery of spiritual freedom set against the plight of an African American family who escape enslavement with the help of the Underground Railroad.
The film’s cinematographer Dean Cundey, who who shot Hook, Back to the Future, Apollo 13, Roger Rabbit, to name a few, said that working with Peter was "one of the most enjoyable times in his career".
Peter is currently slated to direct the movie ‘Where is Daniel?’ currently in development. It tells the compelling and uplifting story of Daniel Morcombe and the lengths his family went to find the truth about his disappearance.