Director of Photography
Chris Terpstra is a lighting cameraman with over 30 years experience, and has enjoyed working on a broad range of projects from drama to TVC’s, documentaries and corporates. He is a well respected skilled operator and enjoys lighting to a high standard. Chris is also adept at fast turn around projects and can work OPC.
Chris is excellent at capturing the essence of a director’s vision in an artistic and economical fashion. Production’s comment that his beautifully lit frames, easy going personality and sensitivity are an asset to any project. Chris is a great communicator able to interact with people from all walks of life.
Contact Dave at Rocket for quotes or rates.
Recent Career History – Snapshot
Prison Families: 2012. Documentary series. Gibson Group. Sony 800
Hooked National Geographic Fishing show Sony F900R
Inside Natures Giants Giant Squid. Windfall Films. BBC4 Sony F900R
Wild Coast, East Coast Gems.
The Wahine Disaster
Our People our Century
Children of Gallipoli
Tutus and Town Halls
Last of the Anzacs
Collecting the Dues
They call it Home
Coming to our Place
Hobbit: 2013 DVD interviews Pellerin Prods. Sony F3
Lord of the Rings: Pellerin multi Media. DVD Interviews and EPK Sony F900R
King Kong DVD interviews, EPK and behind the scene Sony F900R
Avatar Mob Scene DVD interviews, EPK and behind the scenes. Sony F900R
10,000 BC Mob Scene EPK and behind the scenes. Sony F900R
Lovely Bones EPK and interviews Sony F900R
Tintin EPK and interviews Sony F900R
Street Hospital 2013: Gibson Group. Documentary reality series. Sony PMW200 and Canon 5D for time lapse.
Operation Hero: 2013 Gibson Group. Children’s reality series. Sony EX3 with Nano recorder
Fresh Stories: TVC series. Ogilvy Advertising. Sony F3 with Nano recorder
Beyond the Darklands
What’s Your Verdict
Taste New Zealand
Maggie’s Garden Show
Location Location Location
NZ Transport Driver Instruction: 2013 Propeller Prods. Series of 15. Sony PMW200
ANZ<BNZ, Westpac, National Bank
NZ Fire Service
NZ Correspondence School
Ministry of Justice
NZ Lottery: Lotto draw prize package. Sauce Prods. Canon 5D
Fujitsu Heat pumps