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Peter Janes

Cinematographer

Peter Janes has been capturing images of NZ — and its musicians — for longer than some of his camera assistants have been on the planet. Through Janes' diverse screen career, music forms a major thread. After directing his first music videos as a teen, he went on to helm iconic clips for many Flying Nun bands. Janes has also been director of photography on TV's Jackson’s Wharf and The Topp Twins.

I love music, and I love combining pictures with music. I shot those clips for fun, not money. Peter Janes, on the many music videos he has made for Flying Nun bands

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Siege

2012, Camera Operator - Television

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Mercy Peak - First Episode (excerpt)

2001, Camera Operator - Television

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The Life and Times of Te Tutu

1999, Camera - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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

2000, Cinematographer - Television

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The Price of Fame

2000, Camera - Television

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The Topp Twins - Highland Games

2000, Camera - Television

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Jackson's Wharf

1999, Camera - Television

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Lawless

1999, Camera Operator - Television

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The Tribe

2003, Cinematographer - Television

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The Topp Twins - Speedway

1998, Camera - Television

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William Shatner's A Twist in the Tale: A Crack in Time

1998, Cinematographer - Second Unit - Television

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The Topp Twins

1996 - 2000, Camera - Television

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City Life

1996 - 1998, Camera - Television

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Ten Guitars

1996, Camera - Television

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Standing in the Sunshine - Work

1993, Camera - Television

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Marlin Bay

1993 - 94, Camera Operator - Television

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Magic Kiwis - Bruno Do That Thing

1990, Camera - Television

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Magic Kiwis

1989 - 1991, Camera - Television

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Opera in the Outback

1988, Third Camera - Short Film

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That's Fairly Interesting

1989, Camera - Television

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Then Again

1984 - 1986, Camera - Television

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Death and the Maiden

1982, Camera, Director - Music video

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Kaleidoscope World

1982, Director, Camera - Music video

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Radio with Pictures - Auckland 1982

1982, Camera - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Christchurch 1982

1982, Camera - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Dunedin 1982

1982, Camera - Television

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Radio with Pictures - Wellington 1982

1982, Camera - Television

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Wildtrack

1979, Camera - Television

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Radio with Pictures - A Pointless Exercise

1981, Director, Camera - Television

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Koha - Hone Tuwhare

1981, Camera - Television

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Good Old Joe

1980, Director, Camera - Music video

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Telephone Lover

1980, Camera, Director - Music video

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TV One News

1975 - 83, Camera - Television

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Spot On

1975 - 1983, Camera - Television

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If You're in it, You're in it to the Limit - Bikies

1972, Camera - Television

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The Killing of Kane

1971, Assistant Camera - Television

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NZBC Classics - Wahine Disaster

1968, Sound - Television

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Country Calendar

1967 - 72, Sound, Camera - Television

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Town and Around

1967 - 70, Camera, Sound - Television

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NZBC Network News

1967 - 72, Sound, Camera - Television