SQ Facebook Live with Producer and Princess Pictures Founder Laura Waters
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Laura Waters founded Princess Pictures in 2003 driven by a vision to support creative ideas, pushing audiences to see the world in new ways. Born in the US, she studied at Boston University and produced current affairs and documentary television in London and LA. She’s produced all five of Chris Lilley’s ABC/HBO/BBC comedy series, We Can Be Heroes, Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Jonah From Tonga, as well as Chris’s most recent series, Lunatics for Netflix.
Laura has overseen the production of a range of groundbreaking comedy and documentary series with recent productions including: ABC ME’s ‘vlogumentary’ seriesMy Year 7 Life and My Year 12 Life; the pilot episode of Bleak from Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan; the award-winning documentary, The Graceland Happiness Project;Foxtel’s sketch comedy show Open Slather; landmark series from John Clarke,Sporting Nation and The Sounds of Aus; Jonn Safran’s look at cross-cultural love, Race Relations; Peter Helliar’s acclaimed comedy anthology It’s a Date; Australia’s first Aboriginal sitcom, 8MMM; and Outland, a comedy series about gay science fiction fans. Laura has won two TV Logie awards, one AFI award, the NYC Webfest and been nominated for dozens of international television awards for various Princess Pictures productions.
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