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John Chrisstoffels

Director, Cinematographer

Award-winning cinematographer John Chrisstoffels has been training his camera on Christchurch and its inhabitants for more than two decades: in music videos for record label Flying Nun, short films, movies, and occasional documentaries. The sometime director has taught film at Canterbury University's School of Fine Arts since 2002.

Filmmaking is an amazing journey — people, places, stories — and as I get older, the experience just gets deeper. John Chrisstoffels