Laura Waters has produced all three of Chris Lilley’s series, We Can Be Heroes, Summer Heights High and now Angry Boys.
She has been producing television for the past twenty years, building a reputation for creating innovative projects with new talent and new ideas. In 2003 she founded Princess Pictures. Princess has also produced an entertaining documentary on the Australian accent presented by John Clarke The Sounds of Aus, a subversive documentary series about our belongings, authored by comedian Wendy Harmer called Stuff, Peter Helliar’s romantic comedy feature, I Love You Too, John Safran’s comedy series about cross-cultural love Race Relations, a documentary The Ball, celebrating the coming of age of four special needs students as they prepare for their debutante ball, the upcoming comedy series Outland about a group of gay science fiction fans and is currently in production on a three-hour documentary series called Sporting Nation, to be presented by John Clarke.
Laura Waters has held senior production roles in the US, UK and Australia. Her career began in London working on investigative documentaries, before she moved to Washington, DC where she worked for the ABC’s news bureau and then onto Los Angeles where she was a producer on Fox Television’s daily entertainment news shows. In Australia she has worked as a senior producer on many hours of documentary television, ran the 7.30 Report’s Melbourne bureau and worked with some of Australia’s best loved comedians including Gina Riley and Jane Turner, on series three and the telemovie of Kath & Kim, Shaun Micallef in Welcher and Welcher, Tony Martin during the release of the feature film Bad Eggs, Rove McManus on his original Channel Nine pilot of Rove, and Wendy Harmer on her radio show Kaboom!.