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Joanna Laurie Joins Iain Canning and Emile Sherman’s See-Saw Films – Variety



Movie and TV manufacturing firm See-Noticed Movies, whose slate consists of Jane Campion’s “The Energy of the Canine” and Apple TV Plus’s collection “Gradual Horses,” has introduced the appointment of producer Joanna Laurie to the corporate’s U.Okay. workplace.

Primarily based in London and efficient instantly, Laurie will act as producer or govt producer on choose movie and TV initiatives, reporting to See-Noticed’s joint managing administrators Iain Canning and Emile Sherman.

Laurie joins See-Noticed after over a decade at Quantity 9 Movies, the place she served as head of manufacturing working alongside Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen, earlier than changing into an impartial producer. Her producing credit embrace critically acclaimed “Hyena” by writer-director Gerard Johnson, which opened the Edinburgh Intl. Movie Competition, and received the coveted Fantàstic Òrbita prize at Sitges, and “The Limehouse Golem,” written by Jane Goldman, directed by Juan Carlos Medina, and starring Invoice Nighy and Olivia Cooke.

Laurie was an affiliate producer on the Quantity 9 Movies co-production with Indigo Movies “Youth,” by Paolo Sorrentino, starring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel, in addition to “Byzantium,” directed by Neil Jordan, starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan. Her credit as head of manufacturing for Quantity 9 Movies embrace “Carol,” “Their Most interesting,” “On Chesil Seashore” and “Colette.”

“It’s thrilling to have Jo be a part of the See-Noticed crew,” Canning and Sherman stated in an announcement. “These are clearly unsure occasions, however audiences stay dedicated to nice tales and high quality materials. Jo’s drive, intensive expertise and expertise relationships will probably be indispensable to our means to widen our slate of distinctive initiatives and defend and nurture the initiatives we’re transferring in the direction of manufacturing. We very a lot stay up for working together with her.”

Laurie added: “See-Noticed’s popularity for producing the very best caliber movie and TV speaks for itself, and I’ve lengthy admired their initiatives and talent to provide tales which, in addition to being entertaining, got down to change the world for the higher. Following on from my invaluable time at Quantity 9 Movies, I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of See-Noticed’s unbelievable crew and to be working with a few of the greatest filmmakers within the U.Okay. and past.”

See-Noticed’s slate consists of Jane Campion’s “The Energy of the Canine,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, “Operation Mincemeat,” directed by John Madden and starring Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen and Kelly Macdonald, in addition to “The North Water,” written and directed by Andrew Haigh (“45 Years”), tailored from the novel by Ian McGuire, and starring Jack O’Connell, Colin Farrell, Stephen Graham, Peter Mullan and Tom Courtenay.

See-Noticed can also be producing “Gradual Horses,” a world drama collection, starring Gary Oldman, and written by Will Smith, based mostly on the books by Mick Herron. The 12-episode collection is being produced for Apple TV Plus.

See-Noticed is in post-production on “Ammonite,” written and directed by Francis Lee, and starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

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