Robert Peters sometimes credited as Roberts O. Peters is a Nigerian film producer, director, cinematographer, actor and occasional voice-over artist.
Robert. O. Peters Background
Robert Oyimemise Peters was born on the 6th of June 1973, in Sabon Gari, Kaduna State, Nigeria, as the second child of his parents’ eight children. He was born to Lawrence Adagba and Comfort Peters of Afemai descent in Ososo, Akoko Edo local government, Edo State.
Robert Peters had his early education at St. Gregory Primary School, Kaduna. He bagged a degree in Geology and Mining from the University of Jos, Nigeria. In 2004, Mr Peters did a course in Visual Storytelling at New York Academy.
He also went for training on Red cameras and equipment with REDucation and an on the job training with the Film Career Connection in Atlanta.
Robert Peters is married to Deborah Peters, and they are blessed with a child, Zachary Lawrence Onafa-Orafa Peters.
Robert. O. Peters Career
Robert Peters commenced his career in the Nigerian entertainment industry in 1998, as an actor in the movie, Mama Sunday. His performance in the movie earned him a role in a TV series, Everyday People produced by Tajudeen Adepetu in 2002.
Robert Peters started working as a cinematographer and film editor in 2006. As a cinematographer and film editor, Peters has worked on several African-American Productions.
Within 10 years, he had worked with several Hollywood and Nollywood filmmakers including, Vivica A. Fox, Lynn Witfield, Eric Roberts, Karlie Redd, Paul Campbell, and many more.
In 2017, Guinness Book of Records named 30 Days in Atlanta as one of the films with the highest domestic gross spanning across Bollywood, Nollywood, and Hollywood. It was listed alongside Bollywood’s PK and Hollywood’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
2009 – 2016
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
Robert Peters Awards And Nominations
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