Peter Törnestam was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1963.  He started in the film industry 1986 as a video assistant and went from copying, checking and delivering VHS feature films to Telecine grading (film to video) via Telefilm. He then went on to become a non linear editor/compositor at MEKANIKEN post-production for 7 years, working in Quantel Editbox and later Quantel Henry, ended up in Autodesk FLAME and more advanced compositing with bigger projects and international projects.

2003 April Started as a senior VFX artist at CHIMNEY. Working with bigger projects, clients and gaining notoriety and awards. In 2016, he moved to Santa Monica, California to help start up the Chimney LA office. He is now back in Stockholm and is looking forward to taking on the Swedish market again.