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Rhys Duncan


Known as "the guy who shoots the rugby", Rhys Duncan filmed 21 games from the 2011 World Cup alone. After getting the film bug early, he passed it to his son Cameron Duncan. In the 90s Rhys began specialising with the floating Steadicam camera, both for sports and movies (Whale Rider). His credits as camera operator include work on River Queen and King Kong. He was also cinematographer on 2009's I'm Not Harry Jenson.

I have run up and down the sideline for kilometres. I’m sure I’ve gone to Wellington and back, carrying my trusty 3A Rig. Often wondered if I should charge by the metre ... When the going gets tough I am the last one to crack, because I love my job so much. Rhys Duncan