Peter Scheerer is a film director, film producer and screenwriter. He collaborates on his movies with fellow filmmaker Michael Roesch.
A film fan since his early childhood, Scheerer started shooting short 8 mm movies while he was in high school. After college Scheerer worked in advertising. Later he started together with his writing partner Michael Roesch a successful career as a screenwriter, and worked in various production capacities. Among their screenwriting credits are Alone in the Dark,'House of the Dead 2 and the upcoming Far Cry.
In 2006 Roesch and Scheerer directed their first feature, the vampire thriller Brotherhood of Blood, starring Victoria Pratt, Sid Haig and Ken Foree. The movie had its world premiere at the prestigious Sitges Film Festival in Sitges, Spain in October 2007.
In 2007 Roesch and Scheerer directed Alone in the Dark II, starring Rick Yune, Lance Henriksen and Danny Trejo. It is a sequel to the 2005 film Alone in the Dark.