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Adam Jones

Director, Cinematographer

Aucklander Adam Jones' first music video 'White Trash' helped aid the discovery of Steriogram by Capitol Records. Since then, Jones has directed music videos for many big names in New Zealand's music industry, including Goldenhorse, Pluto and Opshop. Second Hand Planet, a behind-the-scenes documentary following the trails of making Opshop's album of the same name, was directed by Jones in 2006. In 2020, he directed his first feature. Ken Smith: 60 Years at the Wheel documented veteran race car driver Smith's 60th year on the track. A petrolhead himself, Jones also runs website The FAST Files, capturing motorsport events. 

I thought, this is a film that's got to be made. No one was putting their hand up, so I said right, I've got to make this thing happen. Adam Jones on the making of Ken Smith: 60 Years at the Wheel, Stuff website, 28 July 2020