Gimme a break was founded in 2014 by Erika Wasserman. She's been active as producer for 15 years and was a producer on Oscar nominated BORDER (Ali Abbasi), AVALON (Axel Petersén) which was awarded for Best Debut Feature in Toronto, MAN TÄNKER SITT (Berlinale; Henrik Hellström, Fredrik Wenzel), the American co-production BLUEBIRD (Lance Edmands) and many others.
Wasserman’s debut as a director, the drama comedy ”The Year I Started Masturbating” was released theatrically in Sweden and Denmark in the fall of 2022 to great reviews. The film was nominated for a Guldbagge (Swedish National Award) for Best Actress in a Leading Role to Katia Winter as "Hanna". The film was released world wide on Netflix in May 2023 and became the 4th most watched film globally during its second week.