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See-Saw Films launches prodco with ‘Lion’ director Garth Davis

Top Of The Lake producer See-Saw Films is expanding its partnership with Australian director Garth Davis to launch a new production outfit, which has already appointed a head of development. The prodco, to be known as I Am That, will develop film and TV projects that will be directed by Davis and produced by See-Saw […]

Inside the multimillion-dollar drama trap

Producing high-end scripted product has never been more lucrative, nor more risky. Richard Middleton explores how producers and distributors are balancing their options Netflix CEO Reed Hastings might have sent his company’s share price down 6% last month when he alluded to the “whole new world” emerging in streaming, but a more populated SVOD universe […]

See-Saw to develop graphic book series ‘Heartstopper’

See-Saw Films, the UK-based production company behind Sundance’s shortform scripted series State of the Union, has optioned rights to graphic book series Heartstopper. The four young adult graphic novels that make up the collection were created by Alice Oseman and follow a love story between two teenagers – one an openly gay deep thinker and […]

Pascal Pictures exec to launch See-Saw US

Negin Salmasi is leaving the prodco of former Sony Picture Entertainment boss Amy Pascal to launch a US branch of UK prodco See-Saw Films. She has been named VP of creative affairs at the LA-based See-Saw office, overseeing film and television units, and joins with immediate effect. Salmasi was previous with Pascal Pictures, the firm […]

Australia and NZ take a seat at the drama table

Producers in Australia and New Zealand are creating a new wave of international-friendly scripted series for their distribution partners to take to market, but the popularity and lower cost of formats and reality shows poses a threat to the sector, report Dan Barrett and Stewart Clarke. Expectation. Its shadow carries considerable weight across Australia and […]

MIPCOM Interview: Jane Campion

Jane Campion is the Oscar-winning director behind The Piano. She will be at MIPCOM, with her writing partner Gerard Lee, to talk about her first major move into TV drama with upcoming series Top of the Lake. Distributed by BBC Worldwide, the scripted series tells the story of the disappearance of a young girl and […]