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Iain Canning

Credits: Widows, Hunger and Shame

Academy Award®-winning producer IAIN CANNING co-founded See-Saw Films with Emile Sherman in 2008 and has produced a number of prestige projects, including the six-time Academy Award® nominated Lion.

Canning won his Oscar in 2011 for The King’s Speech directed by Tom Hooper.

See-Saw produced the upcoming Widows alongside Academy Award®-winning writer/director/producer Steve McQueen.

Canning also produced Mary Magdalene, John Cameron Mitchell’s How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Jane Campion’s Emmy Award-winning TV series Top of the Lake and Top of the Lake: China Girl starring Elisabeth Moss.

Canning’s earlier film productions include Steve McQueen’s Shame; director Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth; Mr. Holmes directed by Bill Condon and starring Ian McKellen; Life directed by Anton Corbijn; and Slow West starring Michael Fassbender and Kodi-Smit McFee.

Rounding out Canning’s productions are the international hits Oranges and Sunshine starring Emily Watson and Tracks directed by John Curran.

Other TV projects include Love, Nina written by Nick Hornby and See-Saw’s live action television series The Legend of Monkey produced for Netflix, ABC Australia and TVNZ.

See-Saw is currently in post-production of the Nick Hornby original short-form comedy series State of the Union directed by Stephen Frears and starring Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd and is in pre-production on The North Water to be written and directed by Andrew Haigh (45 Years) and adapted from the novel by Ian McGuire.

Prior to founding See-Saw, Canning executive-produced the award–winning films Hunger directed by Steve McQueen and Anton Corbijn’s Control.

All Sessions By Iain Canning

Feature Producing Masterclass (Session 2)
November 10, 2018 10:45 - 11:45 AM
Screening Room

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