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Peter Simonite

Peter Simonite is an American/Canadian cinematographer originally from Austin, TX. Drawn to photography from an early age, Peter went to work on sets immediately after graduating from the University of Texas. He developed his craft under the mentorship of legendary cameramen including Emmanuel Lubezki, Dante Spinotti, John Alonzo, Benoit Delhomme,... See full bio »

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The Tree of Life Camera and Electrical Department
Song to Song Camera and Electrical Department
Voice from the Stone Cinematographer
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 2017 Unseen Enemy (Documentary) (additional cinematographer) / (additional photography)
 2017/I Song to Song (additional cinematography)
 2013 Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (Documentary) (camera operator)
 2012 Arthur Newman (b camera operator: and second unit director of photography) / (camera operator: LA)
 2012 To the Wonder (additional cinematographer - uncredited)
 2012 The Apparition (cinematographer: second unit)
 2012 Man & Beast (Documentary short) (director of photography: second unit)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie) (camera operator: "c" camera)
 2011 Meet Jane (TV Movie) (additional cinematographer)
 2011 Seven Days in Utopia (director of photography: second unit)
 2011 The Tree of Life (director of photography: second unit)
 2009 Whip It (camera operator)
 2009 Friday the 13th (additional camera operator)
 2009 Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (camera operator: "a" camera) / (director of photography: 2nd unit - uncredited)
 2008 Appaloosa (camera operator: "c" camera, Austin, Texas)
 2008 Adventures in Appletown (Video) (cinematographer: second unit)
 2008 Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (additional cinematographer)
 2007 Walking Tall: The Payback (Video) (camera operator: "a" camera)
 2007 The Hitcher (camera operator: "c" camera - as Peter Morgan Simonite)
 2006 A House Divided (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2006 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- Full Hearts (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Crossing the Line (2006) ... (camera operator - uncredited)
- Homecoming (2006) ... (camera operator)
- El Accidente (2006) ... (camera operator)
- Git'er Done (2006) ... (camera operator)
 2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (first assistant camera: "a" camera)
 2006 Idiocracy (first assistant camera: "b" camera - as Peter Morgan Simonite)
 2006 Infamous (key first assistant camera)
 2006 How to Eat Fried Worms (first assistant camera)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (camera operator - uncredited) / (first assistant camera)
 2006 Rollergirls (TV Series) (unit director of photography)
 2005 The Ringer (daily first assistant camera)
 2005 The King (first assistant camera)
 2005 The Wendell Baker Story (director of photography: second unit - uncredited) / (first assistant camera)
 2005/I Man of the House (daily first assistant camera)
 2004 Friday Night Lights (daily first assistant camera)
 2004 The Alamo (first assistant camera: "c" camera)
 2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (additional photographer) / (cinematographer: second unit - uncredited)
 2003 Secondhand Lions (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2003 The Life of David Gale (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2002 25th Hour (first assistant camera: "b" camera, El Paso/Austin)
 2002 The New Guy (second assistant camera)
 2002 Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder (TV Movie) (key first assistant camera)
 2001 Too Legit: The MC Hammer Story (TV Movie) (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2001 American Outlaws (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2000 Miss Congeniality (second assistant camera: "b" camera - as Peter Morgan Simonite)
 2000 Just Sue Me (daily first assistant camera)
 2000 Dr. T & the Women (second assistant camera - as Peter Morgan Simonite)
 2000 Where the Heart Is (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2000 Wonder Boys (second assistant camera: "b" camera)
 1999 A Texas Funeral (second assistant camera)
 1999 Outside Providence (second assistant camera: second unit, Austin)
 1999 Crosswalk (Short) (first assistant camera)
 1999 Sons of Thunder (TV Series) (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 1999 Fool's Gold (key first assistant camera)
 1999 A Slipping-Down Life (first assistant camera)
 1998 The Faculty (first assistant camera)
 1998 Rushmore (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1998 Hope Floats (assistant camera)
 1998 The Newton Boys (second assistant camera)
 1998 Two for Texas (TV Movie) (second assistant camera: "b" camera - as Peter 'Clean' Simonite)
 1997 Little Boy Blue (second assistant camera - as Peter 'Nation Wide' Simonite)
 1996 Michael (camera loader - as Peter 'Ace' Simonite)
 1996 Grizzly Mountain (assistant camera)
 1995 Deadly Family Secrets (TV Movie) (assistant camera)
 1995 She Fought Alone (TV Movie) (assistant camera)
 1995 Powder (assistant camera)
 1995 The Good Old Boys (TV Movie) (assistant camera)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations (assistant camera - uncredited)
Show Show Cinematographer (16 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Peter 'Ace' Simonite | Peter 'Clean' Simonite | Peter 'Nation Wide' Simonite | Peter 'Popo' Simonite | Peter Morgan Simonite

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