Peter Sauder (aka Pete Sauder) is a Canadian film and TV writer, television producer and animator best known for his contributions to Nelvana franchises such as Care Bears (whose three movies he wrote), Beetlejuice: The Animated Series, Babar, Strawberry Shortcake, and Droids. Peter also wrote the first ever story for another hit Nelvana series, Franklin.
Sauder also served as head writer for the first season (1983–84) of DiC's Inspector Gadget (the first season was co-produced with Nelvana), as well as Disney Channel/CBC's live-action series The Edison Twins. In the late 1990s, he was story editor for the computer-animated television programs Rolie Polie Olie and Donkey Kong Country.
Sauder started his career working as animator on A Cosmic Christmas, Romie-0 and Julie-8, Intergalactic Thanksgiving and Easter Fever.
Among his later projects are Lunar Jim, The Doodlebops and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That.