Pieter de Vries, ACS, Cinematographer and Filmmaker
Pieter de Vries ACS is a highly regarded Australian photographer and filmmaker and has photographed many acclaimed television series spanning more than eighty countries including Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. He has received international recognition and numerous awards for his documentary and drama cinematography.
He was the Director of Photography for the international co-production, Darwin’s Lost Paradise, a television series commissioned for the anniversary of the publication On the Origin of the Species. Other credits include Atlas - Australia Revealed, part of Discovery Channel’s largest ever HD project.
Pieter joined director James Cameron as a cinematographer on the 3D Imax film, Ghosts of the Abyss, revisiting the wreck of the Titanic. RAT and Animalicious are documentaries for National Geographic. RAT earned him the Australian Cinematographer of the Year Award and for his work on this film he additionally received his first Emmy nomination.
He photographed the cinema feature documentary, 4- four violinists, four seasons, four countries, a musical voyage exploring the popular work of composer Antonio Vivaldi with four international soloists. Pieter is based in Sydney and has lectured on luxury cruise lines for a number of years.
Pieter de Vries is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):