About

See-Saw Films is an Academy Award®, Emmy and BAFTA-winning film and television production house, founded in 2008 by Emile Sherman and Iain Canning. The innovative production company is made up of an industry-leading team across offices in London and Sydney.

See-Saw’s films and television shows have been nominated for 30 Academy Awards® and won 5, nominated for 36 BAFTAs and won 11, nominated for 19 Emmys and won 7 and nominated for 76 AACTAs and won 25. 

See-Saw’s past film and television productions include The Power of the Dog, Slow Horses, Heartstopper, Operation Mincemeat, The Essex Serpent, Lion, Top Of The Lake, Top of the Lake: China Girl, The King’s Speech, Widows, State of the Union seasons one and two, The End, Ammonite, The North Water, The New Legends of Monkey seasons one and two, Mr Holmes, Slow West and Shame.

See-Saw is currently in production on three further seasons of Slow Horses for Apple TV+ as well as two further seasons of Heartstopper for Netflix.

Upcoming films include Florian Zeller’s The Son and Thomas M. Wright’s The Stranger, while film projects in production include Garth Davis’ Foe through See-Saw’s joint venture I Am That, David Michôd’s Wizards! and Kitty Green’s The Royal Hotel

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

See-Saw has two joint venture production companies: I Am That – with creator/director Garth Davis (Lion), and Picking Scabs – with writer/showrunner Samantha Strauss (The End).

See-Saw has also invested in Tom Winchester’s TV company, Pure Fiction alongside talent agency Hamilton Hodell.