Ed Guiney runs Element Pictures with Andrew Lowe. With offices in Dublin, London and Belfast, Element’s activities encompass production, distribution and exhibition. Recent productions include Yorgos Lanthimos’ Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning The Favourite and Lenny Abrahamson’s Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winning Room.

Previous productions include all of Lenny Abrahamson’s films (Adam & Paul, Garage, What Richard Did, Frank, Room) most recently The Little Stranger and Yorgos Lanthimos’s English language films The Lobster (Academy Award nominated and winner of the Jury Prize in Cannes, 2015) and The Killing of A Sacred Deer as well as Sebastián Lelio’s Disobedience.

Current film productions include Sean Durkin’s The Nest starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon, Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself and Joanna Hogg’s Souvenir 2 staring Tilda Swinton, Honor Swinton Byrne and
Joe Alwyn.

Current TV productions include The Dublin Murders, an 8-part series for BBC, and Starz and Normal People a 12 x 30-minute series for BBC based on Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie McDonald.

Element also runs a distribution company in Ireland as well as the Light House Cinema in Dublin and Pálás Cinema in Galway. Element Pictures announced a first look production deal with Fox Searchlight in September 2018.

Ed Guiney has been nominated for two Academy Awards (The Favourite and Room) and has won two BAFTAs (The Favourite and Omagh). He was also awarded the Prix Eurimages at the European Film Awards in 2014.