December 3, 2015
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The maestro that’s Clarence Peters

Clarence Peters (Clarence Abiodun Peters) is unarguably one of the most sought after music video director, cinematographer and film maker in the country. He is the founder of Capital Dream Pictures, a production company which specializes in television, radio, film and video. It also focuses on New media and performing art.Clarence has directed many music videos which cuts across different genres and shot TV commercials and features, documentaries and short films.

Clarence with Afrojuju legend dad Sir Shina Peters

On Channel O’s Most Visionary Ten Music Video Directors list, he was ranked 2nd. Peters directed the music video for Shuga’s theme song in 2012 and he was also honored by Absolut vodka for creativity in 2014. His debut film titled, “Hex” a 25 minutes long short horror movies which was released on September 28,2015. The movie starred MTN Project Fame winner 2012, Ayoola, video vixen Roseline Afije, Hip Tv host Nancy Isime, Gulder ultimate search season 7 winner, Kunle Remi and Former Miss United Nations, Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade.
He is the son of Afrojuju maestro Sir Shina Peters and veteran Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwura. Clarence graduated from City varsity, Cape town, South Africa with a major in cinematography.
He is the CEO of Capital hill records, a record label company which he formed in partnership with the Gorretti, a management company by Illbliss. Artistes currently under this record label are Tha Suspect, Chidinma and Illbliss.

Clarence Peters working with Samklef

He has distinguished himself in the Nigerian music and entertainment industry and is recognized beyond the shores of Africa. With many nominations to his name and projects he has worked on, some of the awards he has won includes the Nigerian video music awards (NVMA) 2012 for Best Cinematography- “Kedike by Chidinma”, NVMA 2013 for Best director, The Headies 2013 for Best video. Recently the ace cinematographer graced the cover of the latest issue of My Streetz Magazine. Peters is unarguably a talented music video director/film maker who is already on his way to revolutionizing the music and Nollywood industry.


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