Cinematographer - Pieter Stathis

Pieter Stathis is a professional cinematographer with 18 years experience shooting dozens of feature films, television series, documentaries and commercials across North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. Pieter teaches cinematography and film production at the University of British Columbia and holds full membership in camera union IATSE 669. His love of cinematography comes from shooting in real locations with a hands-on approach to lighting, physical camerawork and on-going collaborations with directors.

Pieter's four-part HD mini-series Secret Files of the Inquisition was shot in Canada, Spain and Italy and received the 2006 Leo Award for best cinematography in a documentary series and was also nominated for a 2006 Gemini in the same category. Pieter followed this program with four months of shooting in Canada, England, Australia and New Zealand for the international TV series Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery. This four-part HD mini-series aired on History TV in 2008 and was recently honoured with Leo and Gemini awards as well as an Australian AFI award for best documentary series. More recently, Pieter photographed the HD mini-series Darwin's Brave New World, which aired on CBC's The Nature of Things and was nominated for a 2010 Leo Award for best cinematography in a documentary series. Pieter's recent feature credits include the musical drama Hit and Strum, the dark comedy Indie Jonesing, and the feature length documentary Song For Mandela, filmed on location in South Africa.

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April 19-22 2012
Colorado Springs ,CO