Academy Award winning producer Emile Sherman founded See-Saw Films with Iain Canning in 2008.
See-Saw is a UK and Australian company specialising in international Film and Television. Recent productions include the multi-Academy Award-winning The King’s Speech, directed by Tom Hooper, and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. See-Saw followed up The King’s Speech with Steve McQueen’s award winning Shame, starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan. See-Saw’s most recent production, Jane Campion’s television series Top of the Lake, which aired on BBC, Sundance Channel and UKTV in 2013, has recently released the highly anticipated sequel Top of the Lake: China Girl.
Through his previous company, Sherman Pictures, Sherman produced films including the Toronto International Film Festival FIPRESCI awarded film Disgrace starring John Malkovich and award winning films $9.99, Candy starring Heath Ledger and Geoffrey Rush, and Phillip Noyce's Rabbit Proof Fence (as EP).
Among See-Saw’s prestigious line up of upcoming film projects are Mary Magdalene starring Academy Award nominees Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix, John Cameron Mitchell’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties starring Elle Fanning and Nicole Kidman and Academy Award winner Steve McQueen’s Windows starring Academy Award winner Viola Davis, Academy Award nominee Liam Neeson and Michelle Rodriguez.
In 2011, Emile and the Sherman Family were the subject of ABC’s Australian Story, a program which chronicled the family’s individual successes and the intersection of their interests in animal protection. Emile was also the subject of a portrait by acclaimed Australian artist Adam Chang which was a finalist for the Archibald Prize in 2012.
Emile has been a Director of Voiceless since 2004 and is also on the board of The Sydney Film School and The Sherman Foundation.
Watch Emile on animal protection here.