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Biography Of Robert Peters, The Career of An Ace Cinematographer

Biography Of Robert Peters


Biography Of Robert Peters: He is a multi-award-winning actor, producer, director, cinematographer, and voice-over artist who has worked in a variety of genres. The Whitestone Pictures LLC, a film production studio and equipment provider based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is owned by him and his business partner.

Robert O. Peters’s Professional Background

Biography Of Robert Peters: Robert Oyimemise Peters was born on the 6th of June 1973 in Sabon Gari, Kaduna State, Nigeria, as the second of his parents’ eight children. He was the second of his parents’ eight children and was the second of their eight children. He was born in Ososo, Akoko Edo local government, Edo State, to Lawrence Adagba and Comfort Peters, both of whom were of Afemai descent.

St. Gregory Primary School in Kaduna was where Robert Peters received his early education. He graduated with honors from the University of Jos in Nigeria with a degree in Geology and Mining. Mr. Peters completed a Visual Storytelling course at the New York Academy of Art in 2004.

In addition, he received training on Red cameras and equipment from REDucation, as well as on-the-job training from the Film Career Connection, both of which were in Atlanta.


Robert Peters is married to Deborah Peters, and the couple has a son, Zachary Lawrence Onafa-Orafa Peters, who was born in the year 2000.

Robert O. Peters’s Professional Life

Biography Of Robert Peters: Robert Peters began his professional career in the Nigerian entertainment industry in 1998, when he appeared in the film Mama Sunday as an actor. His performance in the film earned him a role in the television series Everyday People, which was produced by Tajudeen Adepetu and aired from 2002 to 2004.

Robert Peters began working as a cinematographer and film editor in 2006, and has been in the industry ever since. Peters has worked as a cinematographer and film editor on a number of African-American productions throughout his career.

By the age of ten, he had already worked with a number of well-known Hollywood and Nollywood filmmakers, such as Vivica A. Fox, Eric Roberts, Karlie Redd, Paul Campbell, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Neville Sajere, Ayo Makun, Ramsey Nuoah, Desmond Elliott, Majid Michel, Jim Iyke, Chris Attoh, Funke Akindele, Oc Ukeje, Jeta Amata, N


Guinness Book of Records recognized 30 Days in Atlanta as one of the top-grossing films in the United States in 2017, a distinction shared by films from Bollywood, Nollywood, and Hollywood. It was included on the list with Bollywood’s PK and Hollywood’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, among other films.

His Filmography

2009 – 2016

  • Paradox
  • Black November – 2009
  • Le Silence Pure – 2011
  • Black Money – 2012
  • Reflections – 2012
  • Refugees – 2013
  • Shrink Wrap – 2013
  • Faces of Love – 2013
  • Lies Men Tell 1 and 2 – 2013
  • When One Door Closes – 2013
  • 30 Days in Atlanta – 2014
  • Knocking on Heaven’s Door – 2014
  • Affairs of the Heart – 2015
  • Carpe Diem – 2015
  • The Dowry Man – 2015
  • Shades of Attraction – 2015
  • Closure – 2016
  • Lagos Blues – 2016
  • A Trip To Jamaica – 2016

2017 – 2020

  • 10 Days in Suncity – 2017
  • Esohe – 2017
  • Unveil – 2017
  • Boxing Day: A Day After Christmas – 2017
  • A Surprise Mission – 2017
  • Hell’s Fury – 2017
  • Caller 25 – 2017
  • De’ Adura – 2018
  • Make Room – 2018
  • Lone Star Deception – 2018
  • Shades of Attraction – 2018
  • Zero Hour – 2019
  • Unbreakable – 2019
  • Coming From Insanity – 2019
  • Special Jollof – 2020
  • Thirty Pieces of Silver – 2020
  • Mugabe – 2020
  • A Place in The Dark – 2020
  • Small Chops – 2020

Accolades and commendations

  • Best Cinematography at the NAFCA Awards – 2010
  • NAFCA Awards named honoured his movie Silence Total as the Best Cinematography – 2012
  • Best Director at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2013
  • Affairs of the heart won Best Film at the Nafca Awards – 2015
  • Best Film at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2015
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) named him Best Director – 2015
  • Best Comedy at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) – 2015
  • African Academy Movie Awards (AMAA) named 30 Days In Atlanta as the Best Comedy – 2015
  • Best Comedy at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) nominee for Best Cinematography – 2016
  • Nominee for Best film made by African Living Abroad at the African Academy Movie Awards (AMAA) – 2016
  • Award for Excellence and Leadership by the Queen of Nollywood Awards – 2016
  • Best Director at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) – 2017
  • Excellence and Leadership Awards by the UM Magazine Africa – 2017
  • Certificate of Achievement at the African Film Festival – 2018
  • Recipient of Diamond Special Recognition Award – 2019




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