John Laing (director)

John Laing
Dunedin, New Zealand
OccupationFilm director, television director
Years active1978–present

John Laing is a New Zealand film and television director.


Early life

Laing was born in Dunedin.[1]


Laiang made his major directorial debut with the film Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1982). He directed a number of other films including Abandoned before starting a career in television, directing episodes of the Canadian series The Hitchhiker. His other television credits include The Ray Bradbury Theater, Mysterious Island, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, Jack of All Trades, Cleopatra 2525, Power Rangers S.P.D., Power Rangers Mystic Force, Orange Roughies, Nothing Trivial, Power Rangers Megaforce, Duggan and the television film Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006) starring Brenda Song.

His 1992 film Absent Without Leave was entered into the 18th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]


  1. ^ "John Laing biography" . NZ On Screen. Retrieved 11 January 2011.
  2. ^ "18th Moscow International Film Festival (1993)" . MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

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