Brian Cross

Camera

A National Film Unit cameraman for 36 years, Brian Cross worked on a large number of films, ranging from royal tours and rugby tours to industrial progress in forestry and electricity transmission, some as cameraman and director. He is particularly remembered for his record of the maiden voyage of HMNZS. Otago, and for his many films of New Zealand railways.

Image credit: Archives New Zealand, ref AAQT 6421 B18889

The officers I came across with are joining Taranaki and are a good bunch. Thousands of extra ideas have come to me as a result of talking to these blokes – but we are not producing a Ben Hur! Brian Cross in a 12 June 1960 aerogramme from London to NFU manager Geoffrey Scott (source Archives New Zealand)

Dogstar

1986, Camera - Short Film

Te Māori - A Celebration of the People and their Art

1985, Camera - Short Film

Tour Magnifique

1982, Camera - Short Film

Contact - The Turn of the Wheel

1981, Camera - Television

Score

1980, Camera - Short Film

Flare - A Ski Trip

1977, Camera - Short Film

Racing Rivers

1976, Camera - Short Film

A Train for Christmas

1975, Camera - Short Film

Children of the Mist

1974, Camera - Short Film

Games 74

1974, Camera - Film

Tāhere Tikitiki - The Making of a Māori Canoe

1974, Camera - Television

The State Visit to New Zealand of Their Imperial Majesties the Shahanshah Aryamehr and the Shahbanou of Iran 1974

1974, Camera - Short Film

The Street

1973, Camera - Short Film

Roseworld '71

1972, Camera - Short Film

The Line

1970, Director - Short Film

Atoll People

1970, Camera - Short Film

Good Times Two

1968, Camera - Short Film

Pictorial Parade No. 200 - Kb Country

1968, Camera - Short Film

Spindrift

1968, Camera - Short Film

Pictorial Parade No. 195 - After Ninety Years

1967, Camera - Short Film

Toehold on a Harbour

1966, Camera - Short Film

The Young Giant Kaingaroa

1966, Camera, Director - Short Film

Pictorial Parade No. 184 - New Zealand's Day with 'LBJ'

1966, Camera - Short Film

Valley of Waitomo

1965, Camera - Short Film

Four for the Clouds

1964, Camera - Short Film

Holiday for Susan

1962, Camera - Short Film

A Ship Sails Home

1962, Camera, Director - Short Film

France vs New Zealand (first test, 1961)

1961, Camera - Short Film

The Māori Today

1960, Camera - Short Film

The Lion and the Kiwi

1959, Camera - Film

Ross Sea Appeal - Children Meet Hillary

1955, Camera - Short Film