Element Pictures Distribution

Element Pictures Distribution handles StudioCanal’s slate, the Royal Opera Houses Live Cinema Season in Ireland as well as direct acquisitions, such as Mom & Me and Viva. Recent releases include Lenny Abrahamson’s Golden Globe® and Oscar winning Room and Yorgos Lanthimos’ Cannes winning The Lobster. Other recent releases include Jerzy Skolimowski’s 11 Minutes and Alex Fegan’s award winning documentary Older Than Ireland. Other EPD titles include Sundance Winner His & Hers, Lenny Abrahamson’s What Richard Did and Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill. In 2011, EPD released The Guard(John Michael McDonagh), which became one of the highest grossing independent Irish films of all time, with a cumulative box office of €4m+. Other notable releases include the award-winning Garage, Jerzy Skolimowski’s Essential Killing, Paolo Sorrentino’s This Must Be The Place, Frank, starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal and Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall.