Pete Timmerman | Webster University

Pete Timmerman

Peter TimmermanPosition

Director, Adjunct Professor


Webster University Film Series

Home Campus

St. Louis (Webster Groves)

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Film criticism
  • Film appreciation
  • History of film
  • Film festivals

Courses Taught

FLST 1000 Film and Television Appreciation
FLST 1800 Film Appreciation
FLST 2050 History of Film
FLST 2060 Modern World Cinema
FLST 2070 History of Animation
FLST 3160 Topics in Film Studies: The Films of Wong Kar Wai
FLST 3170 Topics in Documentary Film Studies: The Ecstatic Truth
FLST 4160 Survey of Film Theory and Criticism


MA, Film Theory, University of Kent in Canterbury, 2004
BA, Film Studies, Webster University, 2003

Professional Experience

Karl "Pete" Timmermann has been teaching courses in film studies at Webster University for more than 12 years. He has been teaching film, media and communications courses at St. Louis Community Colleges for more than 14 years. In addition, he was a full member of the St. Louis Film Critics Association from 2005 to 2016 and a member of the board from 2014 to 2016.

Timmermann was a contributing writer and film editor for Playback St. Louis for many years. He has written feature and cover stories and published over 500 film reviews.