Ceo and Founder of Capital Dream Pictures and Records
If you watch music videos, especially Nigerian music videos, chances are that Clarence peters shot it. with a catchphrase at the end or beginning saying claranceshotit. He owns a record label and he has directed different ads and Tv series
Clarence Peters: EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION
Clarence Peters is the son of Clarion Chukwura an actress and sir Shina peters a musician. he was born 27 July 1978 in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Clarence was a footballer while he was growing up, He attended Beehive primary school and then Government College Ikorodu. After finishing secondary school, he worked at Alpha Visions for three years. He studied Cinematography at City Varsity, a film school in Cape Town, South Africa. Upon returning to Nigeria, Peters teamed up with a group of filmmakers to establish the Alliance Film Company, which is now known as the Allied Film Company. Peters worked with the company for a year and eventually started his own production company.
After graduation from school, Clarence Peters teamed up with a group of filmmakers to start Alliance Film Company, which is now known as the Allied Film Company. He worked with Alliance Film Company for one year before moving to establish his own movie production company.
While in secondary school, Clarence Peters met Tha Suspect, a music record producer, and a recording artist. The two started a group after becoming acquainted with each other. Capital Hill Records was formed after Clarence Peters returned to Nigeria from South Africa. Clarence Peters and Tha Suspect decided to look for a female artist who could rap and sing. At a later date, Clarence Peters signed Kel to his record label after being introduced to her by Terry Tha Rapman.
He is the founder and CEO of Capital Dream Pictures, a production company that specializes in the realms of the performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, and video.
He is also the founder and CEO of Capital Hill Records, a record label that brought top artists like Chidinma Ekile to prominence. Clarence Peters was ranked 2nd on Channel O’s Top 10 Most Visionary Music Video Directors list. In 1998, Clarence Peters was involved in a Mobil-sponsored music video for a documentary on AIDS.
Clarence Peters directed the 40 episodes of the television series “Everyday People”. Clarence Peters has directed music videos for recording artists across an array of genres and generations, including top artists like Wizkid, Davido, Flavour, Olamide, Phyno, Chidinma, Tiwa Savage, and a host of other top Nigerian celebrities.
Clarence Peters is one of the most dynamic audio-visual content makers to have emerged from today’s Nigerian film scene. Clarence has shot hundreds of music videos for Nigeria’s leading acts, with content that routinely gets millions of hits on YouTube. The son of legendary Afro-Juju musician Sir Shina Peters and veteran Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwura, he has a career that spans more than two decades.
Clarence Peters in the cause of his career has won several awards which include Best Music Video Director of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Music Video of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Video Director at the African Muzik Magazine Awards, amongst others.
Clarence Peters won the Best Director and Best Cinematography in the 2009 Nigeria Music Video Awards. In 2010, he won the Best Music Video Director in the 2010 Headies Awards. In 2012, Clarence Peters won the Best Cinematographer in the Nigeria Music Video Awards.
In 2013, he won the Best Music Video Director and both Best Director and Best Cinematography in the Headies 2013 awards and Nigeria Music Video Awards respectively.
In 2014, Clarence Peters won the Best Video and Transform Today by Absolut in the African Muzik Magazine Awards and MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 respectively
Clarence Peters is currently one of the richest and most influential music video directors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.