Peter LiPera has a Bachelors Degree in Film Production from Syracuse University and a Masters degree in Documentary Filmmaking from City College of New York. He is the creator and producer of “American Gypsies”, a docu-series that aired on National Geographic Channel about the secret life of a powerful NYC Gypsy family. Currently Peter is developing a television series for Netfilx with the award winning Production Company, Suite Spot. Peter has always been interested in the fringes of society and felt right at home on the shores of Coney Island. He is proud of the nickname, ‘Curly Pete’, given to him by the locals of Coney Island.