Peggy Peralta is a graduate of the University of the Philippines and obtained her MFA in Motion Pictures and Television with emphasis on Cinematography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. An award-winning and multi-faceted cinematographer, Peggy has collaborated on film projects dealing with diverse themes and cross-cultural subjects. Her works are distinct for their heart, energy and perspective. Geared with a spontaneous spirit and an inquisitive mind, every project she dives into becomes an opportunity to discover, create and inspire.
Her works have screened in festivals such as Rotterdam International Film Festival, NY Independent Film & Video Festival, Loikka Dance Film Festival and other art events across the globe. Her cinematography on the feature documentary Harana earned her a Special Jury Award at the 2013 LA Asian Pacific Filmfest.
She lives in SF with her wife Lourdes Figueroa, a poet and photographer. They are happy when sunburnt.