Element Pictures is an award-winning film and television production company run by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe, with offices in Dublin, London and Belfast.
Current films include Joanna Hogg’s THE ETERNAL DAUGHTER (BBC Films and A24) which had its World premiere at Venice Film Festival 2022; Sebastián Lelio’s THE WONDER (Netflix) which had its World premiere at Telluride Film Festival 2022; and Stephen William’s historical biopic CHEVALIER (Searchlight Pictures), which had its World premiere at Toronto Film Festival 2022.
Currently in post is Yorgos Lanthimos’ POOR THINGS (Searchlight Pictures/ Film4), starring Emma Stone, Mark Rufffalo and Willem Dafoe.
Recent television productions include the adaptations of Sally Rooney’s novels, CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS
(BBC Three / HULU), and the award-winning series NORMAL PEOPLE (BBC Three / HULU), both directed by Lenny Abrahamson; Nancy Harris’ eight-part comedy drama THE DRY (Britbox / ITV Studios / RTÉ); and co-production with Euston Films, THE DUBLIN MURDERS (BBC / Freemantle)
Currently in post is Shane Meadows’ period drama series THE GALLOWS POLE (BBC / A24).
Previous film productions also include Joanna Hogg’s THE SOUVENIR PART II (BBC Films and A24); Phyllida Lloyd’s HERSELF; Sean Durkin’s THE NEST; all of Lenny Abrahamson’s films including the Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning ROOM, and THE LITTLE STRANGER; Yorgos Lanthimos’ English language films THE LOBSTER (Jury Prize, Cannes), THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER and Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning THE FAVOURITE; and Sebastián Lelio’s DISOBEDIENCE.
In May 2022, Fremantle acquired a majority stake in Element Pictures to expand their capacity and continue producing television and film for international audiences. The deal was spearheaded by Fremantle group COO and continental Europe CEO Andrea Scrosati and Lorenzo De Maio, of De Maio Entertainment.
Element Pictures also runs a distribution company in Ireland as well as the Light House Cinema in Dublin and Pálás Cinema in Galway.