Who is Peteyfresh?
Pete is an award-winning visual artist whose talents range from sharply attractive graphic design to offbeat and engaging moving images to striking and emotional photography.
As a graphic designer, illustrator, writer and photographer, Pete has contributed to some of the biggest publications in Los Angeles, like The Los Angeles Times, Variety and The Long Beach Press-Telegram, among others. He is adept at a wide selection of eye-catching illustration styles, from photo-based to cartoon style. He served for five years as the chief video game reviewer for the The Los Angeles Times and contribued video reports to LATimes.com.
He has also created over 25 commercials, short films and music videos, some of which actually make sense to people other than him. His epic film series "Coco, The Junkie Pimp" toured nationally with Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation and was seen by thousands of drunken teenagers.
Pete also conceptualized and created three one-of-a-kind live-action mobile apps for the iPhone.
He lives in the suburbs of Los Angeles with his Cheese and his Monkey.Contact
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Sassy and sexy, Pete has created spec commercials featuring sexy women pitching products. He has also done longform spots to introduce mobile apps to the public.
Pete has produced and directed a wide array of shorts like the popular "Coco the Junkie Pimp" series (that was in theaters across the nation), the engaging documentary "Community Capoeira" (that was shown before congress) and expermental work like "Dina Don't" and "Scream Dream" among other projects. His subjects and style are frenetic and offbeat.
TERRY HINES AND ASSOCIATES
Produced a variety of print advertising materials for Universal Pictures, specializing in newspaper ads and outdoor campaigns. Also designed advertising for Fox Sports, among others. Employed from 2011 to present.
Created multi-faceted print advertising materials, catalogues and slide presentations for clients such as Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures, Disney and Gooding and Company. Employed from 1996-1999, freelance from 2009-2011.
Design Editor, Illustrator, Staff Writer, Photographer
Freelance page designer and illustrator for V Plus feature sections. Conceptualized and created elaborate illustrations, working with editors and other designers to best illustrate the often-complicated stories. Wrote feature stories and took photos as well. Freelance from 2006-2009.
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Design Editor, Art Director, Staff Writer, On-Air Talent, News Editor
Page designer and lead art director for sections like Daily Calendar, Sunday Calendar, Health, Highway 1, Real Estate and Food. Designed various covers and inside pages under strict press deadlines. Worked with a variety of illustrators to create concepts and final artwork for a variety of stories, while managing strict budgets. Also served as video game reviewer and wrote other feature stories. Employed from 2000-2006, freelance from 2006-2010.
LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM
Senior Page Designer, Staff Writer, Graphic Artist, Design Supervisor
In addition to the design of nightly sports, main news and feature sections, wrote concert reviews and sports features and created information graphics and full-color illustrations. Employed from 1990-1996.
Book of photos
Pete self-published a book of his favorite photos, mostly nudes. Included in the tome are three illustrated stories - "Dina Don't", "Malibu" and "Captive" - as well as a collection of stills from his film work. 2008
Group Show at Gallery Ophelia, Eagle Rock, CA
The "Human" part of a group show with long-time collaborator Jeff Amlotte, Pete's photos captured the playfulness, introspection and vunerability of his female subjects. 2002
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Video game reviewer
Served as chief video game reviewer with a monthly column called "Got Game?" that ran in the Calendar section. Wrote and starred as on-air talent for video reports for LATimes.com. 2005-2010
Video game reviews, feature stories
Wrote freelance video game reviews and a feature story or two. 2006-2009
Wrote, directed and produced a live-action, "choose-you-own-adventiure"-style app that let players decide the next course of action for the main character as he struggled to finish an assignment over the course of one wacky night. 2010
"CAPTAIN FAMOSO SAYS"
An offbeat "sequel" to U-Choose, Captain Famoso Says is a collection of hilariously random sayings from famed luchador, Captain Famoso. 2010
"COUGAR IN YOUR POCKET"
She's 45, she single and she's on the prowl. Cougar is a collecion of wacky live-action video clips the user could watch for a little dose of entertianment from the over-sexed Gen Xer. 2010
Happily supplied upon request, but only if you ask nicely.
Video / Commercials
Video / Music video
Video / Short films
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Graphics / Design
Graphics / Illustration
604 S. Chevy Chase Dr.
Glendale, CA 91205
Telephone: eight one eight two oh nine nine one three two
E-mail: peteyfresh (at) gmail.com