The Unconventional Filmmaker - A filmmaking podcast about writing, directing & producing at all levels of film production.

EP03 - Never Take No for an Answer! - Laura Waters (Lunatics, Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, Ja’mie: Private School Girl, Jonah From Tonga)

August 18, 2019

In 2003 Laura founded Princess Pictures, an incredibly successful and respected production company.

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 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.

She’s got some amazing insight into how to stay the course and not take no for an answer and staying true to yourself, which is clearly a theme of this podcast.