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Geoff Steven

Director, Writer

Geoff Steven's career spans documentary, experimental film 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 time as a TV executive at both TV3 and TVNZ. He now heads the Our Place World Heritage Project. 

No more castor oil documentaries! Geoff's motto during his reign at TVNZ

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Interview

Geoff Steven: From feature filmmaking to network commissioning...

Interview, 2008

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50 Years of New Zealand Television: 1 - From One Channel to One Hundred

2010, Subject - Television

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Pansy

2001, Executive Producer - Television

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Celebrity Treasure Island - First Episode

2001, Executive Producer - Television

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Weddings - Happily ever after?

2001, Network Executive - Television

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1981 - A Country at War

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Jafas

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Mum, Dad and Michela

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Pulp Comedy - Series Five, Episode Three (Rhys Darby, Mike Loder & Justine Smith)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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Who Was Here Before Us?

2000, Network Executive - Television

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Destination Disaster: The Sinking of the Mikhail Lermontov

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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God, Sreenu and Me

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Going Going Gone - First Episode

2000, Network Executive - Television

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My Kainga My Castle

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Our People Our Century - A Piece of Land

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Our People Our Century - Being Kiwi

2000, Executive Producer, Executive Producer - Television

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Our People Our Century - Cradle to Grave

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Our People Our Century - Families at War

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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Our People Our Century - Winning and Losing

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 1, First Episode

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 2 (Series One, Episode Two)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 3 (Series One, Episode Three)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 4 (Series One, Episode Four)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 5 (Series One, Episode Five)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 6 (Series One, Episode Six)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu - 7 (Series One, Episode Seven)

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Mole - First Episode

2000, Network Executive - Television

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The Real New Zealand

2000, Executive Producer - Television

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

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Tale of the Fish

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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The Family

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Location Location Location - First Episode

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Location Location Location - Series One, Episode Two

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Blokes 'n' Sheds

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Crump

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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Getting to Our Place

1999, Executive Producer - Television

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McDonald's Young Entertainers - 1999 Grand Final

1999, Network Executive - Television

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Popstars - First Episode

1999, Network Executive - Television

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Sweet As

1999, Network Executive - Television

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The Irish Connection

1999, Network Executive - Television

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The London Connection

1999, Network Executive - Television

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Motormania - First Episode

1998, Network Executive - Television

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Motormania - Episode Two

1998, Network Executive - Television

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Private Lives of Little People

1998, Network Executive - Television

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Flatmates - 1, First Episode

1997, Executive Producer - Television

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Flatmates - 2, Episode Two

1997, Executive Producer - Television

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Flatmates - 3, Episode Three

1997, Executive Producer - Television

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Flatmates - 4, Episode Four

1997, Executive Producer - Television

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Flatmates - 5, Episode Five

1997, Executive Producer - Television

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Hillary: A View from the Top - The Early Years

1997, Network Executive - Television

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Kiwiana - Kiwi As

1997, Network Executive - Television

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Back From the Dead - The Saga of the Rose Noelle

1996, Executive Producer - Television

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The Semisis - First Episode

1996, Network Executive - Television

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

1995, Executive Producer - Television

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All about Eve

1994, Executive Producer - Television

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Britten - Backyard Visionary

1994, Executive Producer - Television

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Wahine - The Untold Story

1993, Network Executive - Television

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Over Here

1992, Director of Re-enactments - Television

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Cowboys of Culture

1990, Executive Producer, Presenter, Director - Television

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Lew Pryme - Welcome to my World

1990, Executive Producer - Television

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Carmen

1989, Director, Producer - Television

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Haka - A Musical and a History

1988, Director - Short Film

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American Pie - 2, Episode Two

1988, Director, Producer - Television

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American Pie - 3, Episode Three

1988, Director, Producer, Research - Television

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American Pie - 4 , Episode Four

1988, Director, Producer, Researcher - Television

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American Pie - 5, Episode Five

1988, Research, Producer, Director - Television

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American Pie - 6, Episode Six

1988, Director, Research, Producer - Television

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American Pie - 1, First Episode

1988, Director, Producer - Television

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A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield

1986, Associate Writer - Television

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Cold Feet Gold Sheep

1986, Producer, Director - Television

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Nola - Our Own New Zealand Girl

1985, Camera, Associate Producer - Television

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Adventures in Māoriland - Alexander Markey and the Making of Hei Tiki

1985, Director, Writer - Television

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Signatures of the Soul - Tattooing Today

1984, Director, Writer, Producer - Television

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Strata

1983, Director, Writer - Film

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Kaleidoscope - Edward Bullmore

1982, Director - Television

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Contact - Writing on the Wall

1981, Writer, Director - Television

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Centrepoint: A Spiritual Growth Community

1980, Director, Writer - Television

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Gung Ho - Rewi Alley of China

1980, Writer, Director - Film

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Skin Pics

1980, Director - Television

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The Humble Force

1980, Writer, Director - Television

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Off the Edge

1977, Camera Operator - Film

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Te Matakite o Aotearoa - The Māori Land March

1975, Editor, Writer, Director - Television

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Survey

1970 - 1972, Director - Television