About

Academy Award®, BAFTA and Emmy winning producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman founded See-Saw Films in 2008. With offices in London and Sydney, See-Saw specialises in international film and television production.

See-Saw’s television division is run by Emmy winning Executive Producers Hakan Kousetta and Jamie Laurenson.

See-Saw Films produced six-time Academy Award® nominated and two-time BAFTA winning ‘Lion’, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara, and in 2011 won the Academy Award® for Best Motion Picture for ‘The King’s Speech’ which swept up an additional three awards from twelve nominations, as well as picking up seven BAFTAs from fourteen nominations. Recent projects include ‘Widows’ directed by Steve McQueen and starring Viola Davis. Upcoming projects include ‘Ammonite’, written and directed by Francis Lee, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan; ‘Operation Mincemeat’, directed by John Madden and starring Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen and Kelly Macdonald; and ‘The Power Of The Dog’, written and directed by Jane Campion, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.

See-Saw’s television division launched with the multi-award winning first season of Jane Campion’s ‘Top Of The Lake’. Campion returned with ‘Top Of The Lake: China Girl’ starring Elisabeth Moss, Nicole Kidman and Gwendoline Christie which premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for a Golden Globe. ‘State Of The Union’, written by Nick Hornby, directed by Stephen Frears and starring Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2019 and won three Emmy Awards. Previous projects include Samantha Strauss’ THE END for Foxtel and Sky Atlantic, starring Harriet Walter and Frances O’Connor and ‘The New Legends Of Monkey’, See-Saw’s live action television series for Netflix, ABC Australia and TVNZ. Upcoming projects include ‘The North Water’ for BBC Two written and directed by Andrew Haigh, starring Colin Farrell, Jack O’Connell and Stephen Graham; and ‘Slow Horses’ for Apple TV+, starring Gary Oldman.

See-Saw also has an in-house sales arm Cross City Films, which handles international sales of its titles on select territories.