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Peter Simonite is an American/Canadian cinematographer originally from Austin, TX. As a 2nd Unit and Additional Photography Cinematographer, Peter contributed to such films as Terrence Malick’s heart-wrenching romantic drama To The WonderSong to Song and the critically acclaimed The Tree of Life starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. 

Peter shot Voice From The Stone in Tuscany, a romantic period thriller starring Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones). In 2015, Peter shot The Perfect Guy starring Michael Ealy, which opened at #1 at the North American box-office. 

His first feature, Skatelandpremiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in the Dramatic Competition. Peter’s second film, Fairhaven starring Sarah Paulson, premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival in 2012, receiving critical acclaim. His music video Postcard From 1952 for Explosions in The Sky topped several best-of-the-year lists in 2012, including those compiled by NPR and TIME Magazine. 

 

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