Laurie Clarke

Executive Producer, Top Shelf Productions

Laurie has been working with Top Shelf Production as director, producer and executive producer since 2002.

Educated in both New Zealand and Australia, Laurie has gained a BSc in Zoology and a BA in Communications (Film / Literature). Laurie began his career in the film industry in 1983 as a cameraman and editor for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. From there he moved on to editing for TVNZ and TV3 between 1988 and 1992. In Melbourne in 1993 and 1994, Laurie was contracted as a freelance director in the corporate market. Laurie was the current affairs director and producer for the international news programme 20/20 (TV3) from 1994 to 2002.