Urban Canyons Ltd was established in 2005 in Manchester as a fully integrated production and distribution company, specialising in history, music, arts and travel documentaries.
Urban Canyons MD Sebastian Peiter started his television career producing and directing youth and arts documentaries for various European broadcasters. After working as in-house Director for the BBC Arts department, Sebastian completed a Creative Business Course at London Business School. In 2011 Richard Melman briefly joined the company as Executive Producer for the UNTOLD HISTORY series.
Company and programme reviews include C21 2011, Realscreen 2011, Blueprint Magazine 2009, PACT Magazine 2007, The Times 2006, The News & Mipcom Magazine 2006, C21 2006, The New York Times 2006, Nylon 2005, Men’s Fitness (US) 2005, Screen International 2005, Lodown 2005, Variety 2005, Broadcast 2004, Creative Base 2001, Creative Review 2001 and Zoo 2001.
Urban Canyons is a PACT member.