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Peter Young

Director, Cinematographer

The versatile Peter Young began writing and directing at TVNZ's Natural History Unit in 1989. After moving into camerawork, he launched his own company Fisheye Films in 1997. Since then Young has shot images around the world, directed acclaimed passion projects about post-quake Christchurch and the Ross Sea, and helmed TV series showcasing local landscapes and cuisine (Hunger for the WildGet Fresh with Al Brown).

The contribution of sound, music, narration, performance and story creates something far richer than the individual components — and that's the magic of this industry. Peter Young

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The Art of Recovery

2015, Director, Producer, Cinematographer - Film

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The Women of Pike River

2015, Cinematography - Television

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The Last Ocean

2012, Writer, Camera, Producer, Director - Film

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Kaitangata Twitch - First Episode

2010, Camera - Television

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Sand Man

2007, Director, Producer, Camera - Television

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Here to Stay - The English

2007, Camera - Television

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Hunger for the Wild

2006 - 2008, Producer, Director, Camera - Television

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Leo's Pride

2006, Camera - Television

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Hunger for the Wild - Series One, Episode Three (Mokihinui River whitebait)

2006, Camera, Producer, Director - Television

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Hunger for the Wild - Series One, Episode Two (Whanganui River wild pig)

2006, Camera, Director, Producer - Television

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Distinctly Grahame Sydney

2006, Camera - Television

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40 Years of Country Calendar

2005, Camera - Television

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Between the Lines: Denis Glover 1912-1980

2005, Camera - Television

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Dare to Be Free

2004, Camera - Television

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Frontseat

2006, Camera - Television

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Frontseat - Series One, Episode 14

2004, Field Crew - Television

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Made in New Zealand - Margaret Mahy

2004, Camera - Television

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Mercury Lane - Series Two, Episode One

2003, Additional Camera - Television

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Ghosts of Gondwana

2001, Camera - Television

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Backch@t

Field Director - Television

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Wildtrack - Mount Cook National Park

1991, Director - Television

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Wildtrack - From Mountains to Sea Floor

1990, Field Director - Television

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3 News / Newshub

1993 - 1997, Camera - Television

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Wildtrack

1989 - 1991, Camera, Director - Television

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Country Calendar

1997 - , Camera - Television