About

Academy Award® 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 COO TV Hakan Kousetta and Head of TV Jamie Laurenson.

See-Saw Films produced six-time Academy Award® nominated ‘Lion‘, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara as well as ‘The King’s Speech‘ which was nominated for twelve and won four Academy Awards® in 2011 including Best Motion Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Colin Firth and a Best Director Oscar for Tom Hooper. See-Saw’s latest film projects include ‘Widows‘ directed by Steve McQueen and starring Viola Davis as well as ‘Ammonite‘, written and directed by Francis Lee and starring Kate Winslet and Saorise Ronan.

See-Saw Films has a first look development, finance and production deal with New Regency across its film slate. See-Saw also has an in-house sales arm Cross City Films, which handles international sales of its titles on select territories.

See-Saw’s television division formally started in 2012 and kicked off with the Emmy 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. See-Saw is in production on its second series of The New Legends of Monkey for Netflix, Samantha Strauss’ The End for Foxtel and Sky, as well as ‘The North Water‘ written and directed by Andrew Haigh (45 Years) from the novel by Ian McGuire.