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IAIN CANNING - Producer

Iain Canning joined with producer Emile Sherman in 2008, setting up See-Saw Films in both the UK and Australia. The King's Speech is Canning's first feature film as producer, having previously Executive produced the multi-award winning films Hunger and Control.

Hunger, Steve McQueen's first feature about the final weeks of Irish republican Bobby Sands, starring Michael Fassbender, won the Camera d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and the BAFTA Carl Foreman Award. Control, the story of Ian Curtis the Joy Division singer, directed by Anton Corbijn was also a Special Mention Camera d'Or at Cannes Film Festival 2007 and the BAFTA Carl Foreman Award winner in the same year.

Canning combines producing with acquiring films for Australasian distribution company Transmission Films.

Canning has a background in marketing, sales and acquisitions having worked for Becker International, Dendy Films and for international sales company Renaissance Films as head of development, acquisitions and production.