Golden Globe winner, POOR THINGS, produced by Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe of Dublin based Element Pictures, along with Yorgos Lanthimos and Emma Stone, scored 11 nominations at the BAFTAS including Best Picture, Best Actress for Emma Stone, Adapted Screenplay for Tony McNamara and Best Cinematography for Irish DOP Robbie Ryan.

Producers Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe said: ‘We are delighted with these nominations from BAFTA which build on the recent success of the film at the Golden Globes and recognise the amazing work of our incredible cast, led By Emma Stone, our brilliant screenwriter Tony McNamara and the artistry and talent of our amazing heads of department.  We are also so grateful to Film4 and Searchlight who have backed us all the way as well as our brilliant Element Pictures colleagues in Dublin and London who have been integral to the development and production of the film.’

The Bafta nominations come on the heels of success at the 81st Golden Globes, where POOR THINGS had 7 nominations and went on to win the Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) and Best Actress (Musical or Comedy) for Emma Stone.

The Element Pictures short SUCH A LOVELY DAY was also nominated for Best British Short Film. SUCH A LOVELY DAY, was produced by Emma Norton.