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Transmission Steps Up by Emily Blatchford
Publication Date: Inside Film. Oct/Nov2014, Issue 161, p16-17. 2p
The article offers information on the film producer and co-founder of film production firm Transmission Films Emile Sherman and his business associates Andrew Mackie and Richard Payten along with their business relationships. It mentions Sherman's views, on growth of film business. It also presents films by Sherman and his business partners like "The Painted Veil" and "Samson & Delilah" during the six year period of their business.
Iain Canning & Emile Sherman. by Pamela McClintock
Publication Date: Hollywood Reporter. 12/9/2016, Vol. 422 Issue 38, p44-45.
An interview with film producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman, owners of British-Australian production and financing company See-Saw Films, is presented. Sherman explains how they secured life rights from Saroo Brierley to produce the film "Lion," about his life. When asked if they are worried about "Lion" getting enough financial support from film company The Weinstein Co. (TWC), Canning says TWC does films like "Lion" incredibly well.
Co-Production Kings by Brendan Swift
Publication Date: Inside Film. Dec2009, Issue 127, p16-17.
The article reports on the collaboration between film producer Emile Sherman and former sales executive Iain Canning to work on film projects following the set up of Australian-Great Britain production company See-Saw Films. Sherman shares how he got to know Canning and the projects they have been collaborating as they provide opinions on key things. Canning also states that he is involved in the right projects which have an audience, a value and a market.
The Oscar-Winner's Speech.
Publication Date: Inside Film. Apr/May2011, Issue 140, p16-16.
The article offers information on how Emile Sherman, one of the producers of the film "The King's Speech," felt when it won almost all of the awards in the Oscars. He mentions that he felt surreal upond gaining the award and is happy that international audiences accepted it. He relates that the film has a very personal and central story into it to which viewers have responded to.
The article offers brief profile of producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman who had worked together through the film "The King's Speech."
See-Saw Films swings into television.
Publication Date: Inside Film. Feb/Mar2013, Issue 151, p33-33.
The article reports on the production company See-Saw Films of producer Emile Sherman which has lured Jamie Laurenson, executive producer of BBC Films, to lead the new television division of the former in early 2012.
The Maltese Falcon by Brendan Swift
Publication Date: Inside Film. Dec2011/Jan2012, Issue 144, p21-26.
An interview with Australian film industry professionals including Ruth Harley, Emile Sherman and Xavier Samuel is presented. They discuss the upcoming development in the industry. Sherman believes that the Australian industry needs potential to bring economic development. Samuel states that actors should attend functions that help in remembering their career achievements.
The article discusses the production of the 2010 British film "The King's Speech," directed by Tom Hooper and co-produced by See-Saw Films and Bedlam Productions. The article examines why the film, which features an Australian character and stars Australians Geoffrey Rush and Guy Pearce, did not become an Australian co-production. Producer Emile Sherman relates that co-productions are restrictive and there was not enough value in making the film an official co-production.
Provides information on Ocean Pictures, a movie production company in Australia. Reasons of co-founders Emile Sherman and Jonathan Shteinman for forming Ocean Pictures; Cost of producing 'The Honorable Wally Norman,' directed by Ted Emery; Partnerships with other production companies.
Animate This by Brendan Swift
Publication Date: Inside Film. Aug2009, Issue 123, p36-37.
The article discusses the making of the stop-motion animation film "$9.99." Co-producer Emile Sherman the film was made for less than 4.5 million U.S. dollars by not using a first assistant director, working with a small crew with low wages and a tight schedule. It is stated that the film did not use cartoon-style animation, opting for realism. The author shares that the design of the puppets for the film were based on people on the street captured in photographs and magazines.
Back in 2010/11 Australian/British company See-Saw Films enjoyed a major breakthrough success with their film The King’s Speech. Shame, Dead Europe, Tracks, the BBC/HBO series Top of the Lake, Slow West, Life, and Macbeth followed with mixed critical and commercial reception. Their latest release, Lion, stands to potentially replicate the surprising success of The King’s Speech. Already in release in the US by their King’s Speech partner, The Weinstein Company, in order to qualify for Awards season, the film has also opened strongly in Australia