Peter Malota

Instructor Nathan Gaenssle (6)

Peter Malota is a martial arts expert with over 35 years of experience. In the last 25 years he has worked in the film business as a martial arts choreographer, action director, stunt coordinator, second unit director and actor.

Malota started working with Jean Claude Van Damme in 1990 on Van Dammes’ first major Hollywood studio film, “Double Impact.” Peter was the films martial arts choreographer and co-star. He continued working with Van Damme on lNowhere to Run” as martial arts choreographer/stunts, “Universal Soldier” martial arts choreographer/stunts, “The Quest” second unit director/martial arts choreographer/co-star “Desert Heat” martial arts choreographer/action director, “Universal Soldier 2” martial arts choreographer, The Replicant martial arts choreographer, “The Order” second unit director/martial arts choreographer/co-star and the upcoming film “Kumite” martial arts choreographer/casting.

On Peter’s most recent martial arts project, “Honor” he worked as a second unit director, stunt coordinator, martial arts choreographer, and casting. Malota has worked with Hollywood’s top directors and stunt coordinators including Vic Armstrong – Tomorrow Never Dies, Mission Impossible 3, Sheldon Lettich – Lionheart, Double Impact, Peter Mcdonald -Rambo 3, Roland Emmerich – Universal Soldier, Mic Rogers – Leathal Weapon 1-4, David Worth – Kickboxer, Honor and Ringo Lam – Replicant, City of Fire.

More recently, Peter has been the Stunt Coordinator for the following Motion Pictures filmed in Michigan: Butterfly Effect: Revelations, Meet Monica Velour, All’s Faire in Love, Highland Park, Vanishing on 7th Street, Something in the Dark, Trust and Salvation Boulevard.