Peter Maniura is an award-winning TV and digital producer/director with more than twenty-five years’ experience in music and arts broadcasting at the BBC, Eurovision and now as an independent producer.  He is also a digital media consultant and guest lecturer. At the BBC he was Head of TV Classical Music and subsequently Head of Digital Development for BBC Arts covering festivals, events and performances across the art forms. Peter was also commissioner for BBC Arts Online, which he launched in May 2014. He is currently the Director of the IMZ Academy, which offers training in the creation of audio-visual content for the performing arts. As a freelance director has recently been working with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, Opera North, the   Accademia Teatro alla Scala, Garsington and Birmingham Opera and with artists including Sir Simon Rattle, Yuja Wang, Michael Tilson Thomas and Barbara Hannnigan. Peter is currently also preparing a major documentary film tribute to the conductor Mariss Jansons.