Alun Bollinger

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Alun Bollinger, MNZM (born 1948) is a New Zealand cinematographer, who has worked on several Peter Jackson films, and many other films in New Zealand. He has also been a Director of Photography, including the second unit for Peter Jackson's trilogy The Lord of the Rings. He started as a trainee cine-camera operator for television with the New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation in 1966.

He was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen's 2005 Birthday Honours.[1]

A documentary released in 2008, Barefoot Cinema: The Art and Life of Cinematographer Alun Bollinger, turns the camera 180 degrees and looks at AlBol's work and life.[2]

He lives at Blacks Point, near Reefton on the West Coast of New Zealand, with his wife Helen, called HelBol.

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  1. ^ DPMC - New Zealand Honours
  2. ^ "Barefoot Cinema". NZ On Screen. Retrieved May 20, 2015. 

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