Element Pictures is run by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe, with offices in Dublin and London, working across production, distribution, and exhibition. Element Pictures has produced or co-produced and distributed more than 30 films. as well as a number of television shows.
Recent productions included Room, an onscreen adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s award-winning novel directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Brie Larson, Joan Allen, Jacob Tremblay and William H. Macy. Room was nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay with Larson winning the award for Best Actress. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globes® with Larson winning a Golden Globe® as well as a SAG award. Other recent productions include Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, which won the Jury Prize in Cannes and was nominated for an Academy Award® Original Screenplay; and A Date for Mad Mary, directed by Darren Thornton. Element Pictures TV productions include the hit TV3 show Red Rock and the recent Charlie and Rebellion for RTE.
Upcoming productions include Lanthimos’ The Favourite, starring Emma Stone, Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz; Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience, starring Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz and Alessandro Nivola and Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger starring Domhnall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson.
Element Pictures Distribution also handles StudioCanal’s slate and the Royal Opera House live cinema season in Ireland as well as direct acquisitions. Additionally, Element Pictures operates an online video on demand platform, Volta.ie and also runs and operates the Light House CinemaLight House Cinema is a specialist independent cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. Their eclectic schedule includes feature films, shorts, classics, foreign language and animated films, feature length documentaries, Event Cinema, inventive... in Dublin and PálásPálás a new three screen arthouse cinema and cultural space in the UNESCO city of film- Galway. Designed by Architect Tom de Paor, Pálás is a seven story concrete monolith,... in Galway.