Josh Peterson is a freelance editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he has been cutting documentaries, corporate pieces and independent features since 1993. He was nominated for a national Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Editing in 2009 for his work on Soldiers of Conscience. He also edited The Rape of Europa, which was nominated for an Emmy for Best Historical Programming and short-listed for a Best Documentary Academy Award.  More recently he co-edited The Island President. His clients include Apple, Lucasfilm, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and the Kenwood Group. Josh’s work has appeared on PBS, ABC, National Geographic Channel, Sci-Fi Channel, at U.S. and international film festivals and in theatrical release. He graduated from Harvard in 1991 with an honors degree in History. His film, Blood Makes the Green Grass Grow, which he wrote, directed and edited, was released fall of 2012. His most recent film which he edited is a new documentary called Born This Way about coming of age as gay or lesbian in Cameroon and which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in February 2013.