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Pete Sestina is an award-winning director and producer.  Born and raised outside of Boston, he graduated from Syracuse University and now calls Los Angeles home.

Over the past decade Pete has created content across platforms, from broadcast advertising to viral videos and long-form episodic series.  He has collaborated with clients including GE, PepsiCo, Tesla, and Kellogg’s, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, Variety, and Creativity magazine.  In 2016 he directed the viral sensation HARD WON for Thrillist and Smith & Forge, which has over 150 million views and made the Top 20 list for most views within 24 hours of any online video ever made.  Recently he partnered with the Ellen DeGeneres Show to direct two digital series, The Build Up sponsored by Chevy, and FEARLESS hosted by Ashley Graham.

Pete’s work is marked by a naturalistic, cinematic style with a focus on storytelling and strong characters. He can be reached at