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John Laing

Director, Producer

After working at the National Film Unit, the BBC and Canada's National Film Board, John Laing made his feature film debut as a director with Arthur Allan Thomas drama Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1980). Since then he has directed another six features, and many television shows and tele-movies. Laing has also produced for both Outrageous Fortune and Mercy Peak

We used to talk about making features, but it had seemed impossible then. John Laing, recalling the state of the film industry in the 1970s

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Interview

John Laing: Beyond Reasonable Doubt to Outrageous Fortune...

Interview, 2014

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Westside

2015 - 2020, Producer - Television

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Abandoned

2015, Director - Television

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Westside - First Episode

2015, Producer - Television

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Step Dave

2014, Director - Television

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The Blue Rose

2013, Director - Television

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Nothing Trivial

2011 - 2013, Director - Television

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Go Girls

2011 - 2013, Director - Television

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Orange Roughies

2006 - 2007, Director - Television

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Orange Roughies - First Episode

2006, Second Unit Director - Television

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Outrageous Fortune

2005 - 2010, Producer - Television

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Mercy Peak - First Episode (excerpt)

2001, Producer - Television

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Mercy Peak

2001 - 2003, Producer - Television

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Street Legal

2000 - 2005, Director - Television

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Duggan

1999, Director - Television

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Greenstone

1999, Director - Television

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Jackson's Wharf

1999 - 2000, Director - Television

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Tiger Country

1998, Director - Television

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Cover Story

1995 - 1996, Director - Television

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Life Sentence - The Crewe Murders

1994, Subject - Television

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Songs for a New Country

1993, Director, Writer, Editor - Television

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Marlin Bay

1992 - 1994, Director - Television

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Absent Without Leave

1992, Director - Film

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Dangerous Orphans

1986, Director - Film

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Inside Straight

1984, Director - Television

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The Lost Tribe

1983, Writer, Producer, Director - Film

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Race for the Yankee Zephyr

1981, Editor - Film

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Kaleidoscope - Beyond Reasonable Doubt

1980, Subject - Television

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Beyond Reasonable Doubt

1980, Director - Film

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Karioitahi Beach

1971, Director - Short Film