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Geoff Steven

Director, Writer

 Geoff Steven

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Geoff Steven

Geoff Steven's career spans film, television and photography. In 1978, he directed acclaimed feature Skin Deep, the first major investment by the newly established NZ Film Commission. Steven followed it with Strata and a long run of documentaries before becoming a TV executive, then an art photographer. He now heads the Our Place - World Heritage Project. 

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Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 50 Years of New Zealand Television - Episode One

50 Years of New Zealand Television - Episode One

Subject

2010

 The Family

The Family

Executive Producer

2003

 Pansy

Pansy

Executive Producer

2001

 Destination Disaster: The Sinking of the Mikhail Lermontov

Destination Disaster: The Sinking of the Mikhail Lermontov

Executive Producer

2000

 Jafas

Jafas

Executive Producer

2000

 Mum, Dad and Michela

Mum, Dad and Michela

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - A Piece of Land

Our People Our Century - A Piece of Land

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - Being Kiwi

Our People Our Century - Being Kiwi

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - Cradle to Grave

Our People Our Century - Cradle to Grave

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - Families At War

Our People Our Century - Families At War

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - In the Family Way

Our People Our Century - In the Family Way

Executive Producer

2000

 Our People Our Century - Winning and Losing

Our People Our Century - Winning and Losing

Executive Producer

2000

 Blokes 'n' Sheds

Blokes 'n' Sheds

Executive Producer

1999

 Crump

Crump

Executive Producer

1999

 Getting to Our Place

Getting to Our Place

Executive Producer

1999

 Location Location Location - Series One, Episode One

Location Location Location - Series One, Episode One

Executive Producer

1999

 Location Location Location - Series One, Episode Two

Location Location Location - Series One, Episode Two

Executive Producer

1999

 Old Money - Hudson, Sargood, Hallenstein, Hannah, Shacklock

Old Money - Hudson, Sargood, Hallenstein, Hannah, Shacklock

Executive Producer

1999

 Old Money - Nathan, Myers, Wilson, Horton, Winstone

Old Money - Nathan, Myers, Wilson, Horton, Winstone

Executive Producer

1999

 Flatmates - Episode One

Flatmates - Episode One

Executive Producer

1997

 Back From the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle

Back From the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle

Executive Producer

1996

 Melody Rules - Going, Going ... Goner (Episode One)

Melody Rules - Going, Going ... Goner (Episode One)

Executive Producer

1993

 Cowboys of Culture

Cowboys of Culture

Executive Producer
Presenter
Director

1990

 Lew Pryme - Welcome to my World

Lew Pryme - Welcome to my World

Executive Producer

1990

 Carmen

Carmen

Director
Producer

1989

 American Pie - Episode Five

American Pie - Episode Five

Research
Producer
Director

1988

 American Pie - Episode Four

American Pie - Episode Four

Director
Producer
Researcher

1988

 American Pie - Episode One

American Pie - Episode One

Director
Producer

1988

 American Pie - Episode Six

American Pie - Episode Six

Director
Research
Producer

1988

 American Pie - Episode Three

American Pie - Episode Three

Director
Producer
Research

1988

 American Pie - Episode Two

American Pie - Episode Two

Director
Producer

1988

 Haka - A Musical and A History

Haka - A Musical and A History

Director

1988

 A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield

A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield

Associate Writer

1986

 Cold Feet Gold Sheep

Cold Feet Gold Sheep

Producer
Director

1986

 Adventures in Māoriland - The Making of Hei Tiki

Adventures in Māoriland - The Making of Hei Tiki

Writer
Director

1985

 Nola - Our Own New Zealand Girl

Nola - Our Own New Zealand Girl

Camera
Associate Producer

1985

 Signatures of the Soul - Tattooing Today

Signatures of the Soul - Tattooing Today

Director
Writer
Producer

1984

 Strata

Strata

Director
Writer

1983

 Contact - Writing on the Wall

Contact - Writing on the Wall

Writer
Director

1981

 Centrepoint: A Spiritual Growth Community

Centrepoint: A Spiritual Growth Community

Director
Producer

1980

 Gung Ho - Rewi Alley of China

Gung Ho - Rewi Alley of China

Writer
Director

1980

 The Humble Force

The Humble Force

Writer
Director

1980

 Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Director
Writer

1978

 Off the Edge

Off the Edge

Camera Operator

1977

 Aspects of a Small Town

Aspects of a Small Town

Director

1976

 Te Matakite O Aotearoa - The Māori Land March

Te Matakite O Aotearoa - The Māori Land March

Editor
Writer
Director

1975

 Test Pictures

Test Pictures

Camera
Editor
Director

1975

 Burt Munro - Offerings to the Gods of Speed

Burt Munro - Offerings to the Gods of Speed

Camera

1972

 Survey

Survey

Director
Camera

1970 - 1972


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Awards

1985 San Francisco Film Festival
Best Arts and Humanities Documentary: for Signatures of the Soul