Sam Peeters is a Belgian and British national. He studied medicine for three years before turning to film, his true passion. In 2017, he graduated as a director from the Royal Institute of Theatre, Film and Sound (RITCS) in Brussels, Belgium. In 2016 he directed HEIMAT (English title HOMELAND), a short documentary which was selected at festivals such as Telluride, San Sebastián, BFI London and AFI Docs.