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Bill Toepfer

Editor

Although he may not be keen to do so, Bill Toepfer can claim a place in global television history as the man behind the Popstars reality TV juggernaut. Toepfer has enjoyed a long and accomplished career in New Zealand television, editing and producing hundreds of hours of documentaries and TV specials.  

I love the clarity Bill brings to a concept and often he brings the concept as well! ‘Just tell the story’ is his maxim and it works every time. Producer Fiona Copland

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Attitude: Living With Parkinson's

2014, Producer, Editor - Television

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Attitude - Rotationplasty: My Backwards Foot

2014, Producer - Television

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Whānau (2008)

2008, Editor - Television

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An Island Calling

2008, Editor - Television

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The Big Picture

2007, Producer, Editor - Television

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The Big Picture - Episode Five

2007, Producer, Editor - Television

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Who Laughs Last

2006, Editor - Television

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Animal House - Series Two, Episode One

2005, Editor - Television

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Attitude

2015 - ongoing, Editor, Writer, Director - Television

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Animal House/SPCA Rescue

2004 - 2011, Editor - Television

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Animal House - First Episode

2004, Editor - Television

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Marti: The Passionate Eye

2004, Editor - Television

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The Brown Factor

2004, Editor - Television

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Murder on the Blade?

2003, Additional Editing - Television

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Heavenly Pop Hits - The Flying Nun Story

2002, Editor - Television

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Early Days Yet

2001, Editor - Television

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Whānau (2001)

2001, Editor - Television

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Jafas

2000, Editor - Television

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Il Magiorre - My Father's War in Italy

2000, Editor - Television

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Inside Out - Warwick Roger

2000, Editor - Television

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Tarawera

2000, Editor - Television

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The Price of Fame

2000, Editor - Television

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The Real New Zealand

2000, Editor - Television

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Mai FM - It's Cool to Kōrero

1999, Editor - Television

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Tale of the Fish

1999, Editor - Television

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Popstars - Series Excerpts

1999, Director - Television

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Popstars - First Episode

1999, Director - Television

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Ōtara - Defying the Odds

1998, Editor - Television

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Cave Creek: The Full Story of a National Tragedy

1998, Editor - Television

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Inside Out

1998 - 2004, Editor - Television

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Hillary: A View from the Top

1997, Editor - Television

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Rangatira: Pita Sharples

1997, Editor - Television

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Journey to Arras

1997, Editor - Television

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Kiwiana - Kiwi As

1997, Editor - Television

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Heartland - Reefton

1996, Editor - Television

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The Game of Our Lives

1996, Editor - Television

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Revolution - 2, The Grand Illusion

1996, Editor - Television

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Revolution - 4, The New Country

1996, Editor - Television

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Revolution - 1, Fortress New Zealand

1996, Editor - Television

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Revolution - 3, The Great Divide

1996, Editor - Television

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Kiwiana

1996, Editor - Television

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The Game of Our Lives - Home and Away

1996, Editor - Television

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The Game of Our Lives - Tries and Penalties

1996, Editor - Television

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Flip & Two Twisters

1995, Editor - Television

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For Love or Money

1995, Editor - Television

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Putting Our Town on the Map

1995, Editor - Television

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Heartland - Riverton Races

1994, Editor - Television

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Wild Horse Wild Country

1994, Editor - Television

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Hair

1993, Editor - Television

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Heartland - Grey Lynn

1993, Editor - Television

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Heartland - Port Chalmers

1993, Editor - Television

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Mike Nock

1993, Editor - Television

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Wahine - The Untold Story

1993, Editor - Television

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Great New Zealand River Journeys: The Whanganui River with Sam Hunt

1992, Editor, Post-Production Supervisor - Television

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Great New Zealand River Journeys: The Clutha with Jon Gadsby

1992, Editor, Post-Production Supervisor - Television

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Great New Zealand River Journeys

1992, Editor - Television

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Great New Zealand River Journeys: The Waikato River with Lynda Topp

1992, Production Manager, Post-Production Supervisor - Television

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Short Sportz - 1991 'Best Of'

1991, Editor - Television

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Heartland

1991 - 1996, Editor - Television

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Cowboys of Culture

1990, Editor - Television

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How D'ye Do Mr Governor

1989, Co-Editor - Television

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The Rate Race

1987, Editor - Television

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Walkshort

1987, Director - Short Film

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Koha

1988, Editor - Television

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Mortimer's Patch

1980 - 1984, Editor - Television

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TV One News

1979 - 1988, Editor - Television