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  • Welcome to Fisheye Films.
    Real stories, real people.
  • Creative, compelling storytelling for
    audiences at home and overseas.
  • Your project will receive quality
    attention and a heap of energy.

AWARDS

Fisheye Films has won much recognition for its work
both internationally and at home.

2020

 

Best Arts & Culture Film Award at the UN-Habitat Better Cities Film Festival: Fisheye Films for "The Art of Recovery"

Best Camerawork: Documentary/Factual, NZTV Awards, Peter Young
for ‘Hyundai Country Calendar'

 

2018

 

Best Camerawork: Documentary/Factual at HuaweiMate20 NZTV Awards

Peter Young for "Hyundai Country Calendar"
Corporate and Educational - Bronze Award at New Zealand Cinematographer Society Awards Peter Young for "Christchurch Story"

 

2017

 

FINALIST Best Director: Documentary or Factual at New Zealand Television Awards: Peter Young for "The Art of Recovery"

 

2016 - THE ART OF RECOVERY

 

Best Feature & Best of Fest: New Urbanism Film Festival, Los Angeles

Best Documentary: Lund Architecture Film Festival, Sweden

 

2016 Documentaries - Bronze Award at New Zealand Cinematographer Society Awards: Peter Young for "Women of Pike"

 

2014 - THE LAST OCEAN

 

Best Conservation Film: New York WILD Film Festival

Peoples’ Choice: Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Best Film: Ocean Environment Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Best Environmental Filmᅠ: Waimea Ocean Film Festival

Spirit of Activism Award: Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Best Ocean Issue:  Blue Ocean Film Festival

Grand Prize:  Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films

Stelvio National Park Award: Sondrio Festival

Wildscreen Festival:  Jury’s Special Selection for Screening

 

2013 - THE LAST OCEAN

 

Best Documentary: Real to Reel International Film Festival

Best New Zealand Feature: Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival

Best Call2Action Film: Boulder International Film Festival

Special Consideration: Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

Royal Reel Award: Documentary Canada International Film Festival

Best Science Communication Film: Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival

Moving Mountains Award: MountainFilm in Telluride

 

 

2012

 

Independent Producer of the Year

New Zealand Screen Producer and Development Association Awards

 

 

2009

 

Best Information and Lifestyle Show:
Hunger for the Wild

Best Camera (Documentary):
Peter Young, Hunger for the Wild

Qantas New Zealand Film & Television Awards

 

2007

 

Best Factual Series: Hunger for the Wild

Best Camera – Documentary: Peter Young, Country Calendar Cray Coast

New Zealand Screen Awards

 

2005

 

Best Camera – Documentary: Peter Young, Explorers
New Zealand Screen Awards

Best Camera - Documentary: Peter Young, Country Calendar Erewhon

Qantas Media Awards

 

2003

 

Finalist - Best Documentary: Chasing Giants On the trail of the Giant Squid

International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula Montana

 

2002

 

Best Camera: Country Calendar Mt Ida Muster

New Zealand Television Awards

 

2000

 

Best Camera: Country Calendar Yankee Harvest

New Zealand Television Awards

PRODUCTION

Extensive experience in film, television and commercial production.

ABOUT

Fisheye Films is a New Zealand media company with bases in Auckland and Christchurch.

 

Established in 1997 by director and cinematographer Peter Young, we’ve been producing creative and captivating stories for near on

20 years. Whether it’s content for prime-time television, corporate videos, commercials, video walls or feature documentaries for international festivals, we bring passion, collaboration and commitment to each project to ensure its success.

 

Real people, real stories.

 

MEET THE TEAM

We’ve been producing creative and captivating stories for near on 20 years.

Peter Young

Managing Director

Producer

Director of Photography

Email: peter@fisheyefilms.co.nz

 

Peter Young has over 20 years' experience as a freelance cameraman, director and producer.

 

With an ear for story and an eye for the perfect shot, Peter brings a well-rounded skill base to any production. Whether he’s directing his own project or shooting for others, what shines through is his passion for well-crafted story-telling.

 

Peter has won many awards for his skills and creativity behind the camera. In 2012 he was named New Zealand Independent Producer of the Year at the Screen Production and Development Association Awards.

SELECTED CREDITS

Tracy Roe

General Manager
Producer
Communications

Email: tracy@fisheyefilms.co.nz

 

Tracy Roe has worked as a producer, writer and general manager at Fisheye Films since 2005, and enjoys the variety and challenges of working in a small company.

 

Tracy began her television career at Natural History New Zealand as a writer, developer and researcher on wildlife and science documentaries for National Geographic, Discovery Channel and NHK Japan. At Fisheye Tracy co-produced the award-winning Television One prime-time series Hunger for the Wild, as well as Coasters, Get Fresh and the feature documentaries The Art of Recovery and The Last Ocean.

 

SELECTED CREDITS

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WE LOVE WHAT WE DO!

creative compelling storytelling for
audiences at home and overseas.

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