Element’s recent productions include Room, an onscreen adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s award-winning bestselling novel directed by Lenny Abrahamson starring Brie Larson, Joan Allen, Jacob Tremblay and William H. Macy which was nominated for four Academy Awards® including best film, best director, best screenplay and best actress for which Brie Larson won. Room was also nominated for three Golden Globes® with Brie Larson winning a Golden Globe® and a SAG award for her performance as ‘Ma’. Yorgos Lanthimos’ English language film, The Lobster, winner of The Jury Prize at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz with a supporting cast including Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, John C. Reilly, Olivia Colman and Ashley Jensen and 11 Minutes by renowned Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s starring Richard Dormer, Wojciech Mecwaldowski, Paulina Chapko and Darren Thornton’s debut feature A Date for Mad Mary.
Previous productions include Glassland, directed by Gerard Barrett and starring Jack Reynor, Will Poulter and Toni Collette which had its international premiere at Sundance 2015 where Reynor took the Special Jury Prize for his role in the film, Lenny Abrahamson’s film Frank, starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall, a co-production with Sixteen Films. Previous films include What Richard Did (Lenny Abrahamson), Shadow Dancer (James Marsh), The Guard (John Michael McDonagh), and The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Ken Loach).