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280 Kew Road
0208 940 4507
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Writer/Producer/Director Peter Shillingford brings thirty years of commercials, feature work and large format IMAX motion picture experience to the film and theme park industry. His earlier career with international camera crews saw experience in every possible genre of motion picture production from experimental projects to features.
After producing commercials and co-features for ten years in London with his company, Shillingford Lambe, he relocated to Los Angeles, California to work with producer/director George Lucas after
working on the first �STAR WARS".
There he was line producer and director of photography on '�Genocide" a ninety minute Academy Award winning film with Orson Welles and Elizabeth Taylor. He wrote, produced, directed and photographed 3-D motion simulation experiences, produced commercials and worked as a Director of Photography in the IMAX 15/70mm large format image on �Seasons�, �Ford Omni News� and as one of four cinematographers on �Volcanoes Ring of Fire�. One of two writers and Associate Producer on �Yosemite� in IMAX 15/70mm.
Cameraman on the IWERKS 8/70mm format �Hawaii: Islands of the Gods", "Tierra De Gracia", and "Segovia: Between Two Lights�. In SHOWSCAN 5/70mm, director/cameraman for the motion simulation ride film, �Olympic Bobsled�. Other motion simulation experiences in 8/70mm and video include "Hang Glider", �Roller Skating", "Hells Angels" and in 35mm 3-D for Cinema Ride, "Haunted Graveyard", "Runaway Sled", "Ski/Board Ride� and the multiple "Roller Coasters". Writer on many M/S ride films.
Feature work includes the $3 million "Genocide" as mentioned, plus "Dylan Thomas" another Academy Award winning film starring Richard Burton. Location Manager and one of the two Cameramen.
Produced co-feature �Simon Simon� and co-financed with Hemdale. Guest stars Peter Sellars. Michael Caine. David Hemmings. Morecambe and Wise. Special Prize. San Sebastian. Spain. Financed and produced the co-feature �29�, starring Alexis Kanner, Justine Lord and Robert Lang. Released world-wide.
Writer, Producer, Director on "Today Mexico: Tomorrow the World". Co-feature with guest stars Richard Harris, Tom Courtenay, David Hemmings, Nicol Williamson, Ian McShane, and John Alderton. Hosted by Michael Parkinson. Released world wide.
Writer, Producer, Director and Cinematographer on the comedy, "The English Girl Abroad". UK release.
Commissioned by writer/director George Lucas as Director and Director of Photography on the 20th Century Fox "Star Wars: The Making Of�. Then "Highlander ll: The Making Of�, shot in Argentina gave writer Shillingford another credit as Producer/Director and Director of Photography.
Universal TV as Second Unit Director and Director of Photography on "The Return of Sam McCloud".
"Body Flash" for the Playboy Channel. Producer/Writer/Director....and Make Up!
Completed feature scripts to date; �Without Consent�, �Hide and Shriek�, �Diva�, �Blue Movie�. Various feature and television treatments and stage presentations. Plus "African Renaissance", five films in the IMAX 3-D image. Work in progress: Writer/Director of �Truce 1914� a feature film for production in spring 2004. Also writing with John Edwards on �Three Men in a Boat�, at present seeking development funds.
Shillingford, as a large format creative film consultant, is working with international designers in interactive exhibit and theme park attractions with projects to date being; �ICEBERG! ICEBERG!�, for Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and Spain. �AQUASPHERE� a CGI virtual reality aquarium for the US. �ZEPPELIN" a Large Format theatre and restaurant experience. �CALIFORNIA DREAMING" a theme park concept with educational classrooms. �TABLE MOUNTAIN" a World�s Fair project designed to bring South Africa to global Expositions. �SPRUCE GOOSE" a museum concept for the original aircraft and other vintage planes.
Creative Consultant to the proposed South African Antarctica Museum, the NedBank IMAX theatre, GGM Commercials, Cape Town. Cinema Ride, Los Angeles. Kay's Laboratories, London. Monex at Ratanga Junction Theme Park, Cape Town, and various venture capital companies in South Africa.
International lecturer with six film related presentations.