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POSTED 17/9/2015 22:19
Force Awakens Fan Art
Zander here, I've just completed work on my "Force Awakens" fan poster. Over the last couple of years I've been practicing VFX in my spare time (not a bad thing to learn in this industry!), and recently set myself the challenge of building a 3D model of the new stormtrooper helmet for Episode VII. The modeling and texturing were all completed in Blender with some additional elements and grading completed in Adobe Photoshop.

Like many, we're immensely excited by the new film and can't wait for those opening titles to roll!

Feel free to download the poster for your wallpaper, a hi res version is below.

The poster is free to distribute so long as it is correctly credited (created by Zander Weaver, ellianderpictures.co.uk)



POSTED 17/9/2015 22:7
COSMOS Filming Begins
Filming begins on our first feature film, COSMOS. For photo and video updates of the film's progress visit our facebook page), our twitter and our blog.

POSTED 17/9/2015 22:16
New Website Design under way
A new, updated Elliander Pictures is on its way! All new updates will be listed on the new site which should launch in the next month or so.

Thank you for your support!
POSTED 23/10/2014 16:50
TV Documentaries at MIPCOM, Cannes
Once again our Space Documentary catalogue has gone off to the international market MIPCOM in Cannes. We look forward to hearing about potential interest from channels across the world!

POSTED 15/09/2014 16:46
Astronaut Training Complete
Our latest TV documentary, Apollo Astronauts: Training NASA's Moon Men is now complete and will be going to MIPCOM in Cannes in a few weeks time with the rest of our space catalogue. Thanks to all involved who made it possible!

POSTED 6/9/2014 16:13
Royal Television Society Award Nomination


We are extremely excited to announce that the 13 Factors That Saved Apollo 13 documentary film that we directed and produced for Free Spirit Film & TV has received a regional Royal Television Society nomination for Best Factual Programme of the year.

This nomination is a real honour as the RTS Awards represent the gold standard of achievement in the British television community. Each year the Royal Television Society recognises excellence across the entire range of programme making and broadcasting skills, and showcases the wealth of production talent Britain has to offer.


We’re very proud to be considered worthy of this nomination considering the calibre and scale of our co-nominees, who include the BBC, North One Television and Maverick TV.

POSTED 20/8/2014 22:26
AP100 Campaign Film Online
The recent promotional film we produced for King Edward's School Birmingham's AP100 Campaign is now available to view online!

Head over to the AP100 page to watch the full video.

POSTED 20/8/2014 20:40
The Saturn V Story Trailer Online
The trailer for our latest Documentary Film is online. Head over to The Saturn V Story Page for more info.

POSTED 20/8/2014 19:40
Reel Deal Film School Blog is LIVE!
To work alongside our Reel Deal Film School Youtube Channel, we've just release a blog as well. We'll be regularly updating the site with free tutorial content, tips and tricks and behind the scenes on the making of our first feature film, COSMOS.

Click HERE to visit the blog.

POSTED 9/6/2014 22:48
Best Cinematography Nomination
Our 16mm short film, The Mysterious Disappearance of M.M.Bayliss, has been nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Sound Design in the Short Film Category at the Portsmouth International Film Festival.

POSTED 6/4/2014 22:41
Documentaries Back at Cannes
This April our documentaries have once again screened at the international TV market, MIPCOM and MIPTV in Cannes. '13 Factors That Saved Apollo 13' was one of the most screened shows of the market.

POSTED 28/4/2014 22:55
COSMOS - Feature Film
Production has begun on our sci-fi feature film, COSMOS, and to document the process we have launched a behind the scenes production blog which can be found here.

POSTED 10/2/2014 22:38
16mm Short Film Behind The Scenes
We've uploaded some behind the scenes content from our recent 16mm short film, The Mysterious Disappearance of M.M.Bayliss. Check out the film's page or watch the videos below:



POSTED 15/01/2014 18:16
Apollo 13 Completed!
The two part/feature length documentary "13 Factors That Saved Apollo 13" is complete! The show will now be distributed to various international markets.

Many thanks to all those involved in the documentary, most notably the experts we interviewed on the subject.

POSTED 10/01/2014 22:3
16mm Short Film Complete
The Mysterious Disappearance of M.M.Bayliss is now complete and available to view online.



The short is an homage to classic Victorian ghost stories and the weird tales of the Twilight Zone serials.

A young man is woken one night by a set of haunted keys that float before him. Guided through his empty house by the possessed keys, he discovers a dark room hiding an even darker secret.

This short film was shot on only 800ft of 16mm Fuji-film to achieve the distinct and unique aesthetic audiences associate with the classic ghost films of the past.

Watch the Film Online here: The Mysterious Disappearance of M.M.Bayliss

POSTED 16/11/2013 18:29
Saturn V Story - Poster
The promotional Poster for the Saturn V story is now available to view online.

POSTED 09/11/2013 18:10
Apollo 13 Trailer now Online
The screener trailer for "13 Factors That Saved Apollo 13" is now available to view online. The trailer, which is actually the intro to the show, is designed to help sell the documentary at the international markets.

POSTED 07-10/10/2013 17:32
Apollo 17 at Cannes
The Apollo 17 Documentary was once again featured at Cannes' MIPCOM this week and it seems likely that sales to some new territories will be made. The show has so far screened on over 15 channels internationally, including Discovery Channel UK, PBS, APT and RAI TV.



POSTED 10/06/2013 18:22
The Saturn V Story - Production Begins
Production begins on a one of TV documentary about the Saturn V rocket that took men to the Moon. The show will explore the multitude of challenges faced by early rocket engineers in making Kennedy's dream a reality.

POSTED 15/4/2013 17:40
13 Factors That Saved Apollo 13
Production begins on a feature length documentary uncovering some of the lesser known facts surrounding the incredible story of Apollo 13. The project is expected to be completed late 2013/early 2014. Stay tuned for updates.

POSTED 4/2/2013 16:28
Ruddock Performing Arts CentreFilm - Online
We recently produced a 15 min promotional film for King Edwards School Edgbaston's fantastic new performing arts centre. The final view is now live and can be viewed HERE.

POSTED 5/2/2013 17:1
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre - Opening Concert (Choir)
Part 2 of the Grand Opening of the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre is now available to view online here. This video covers the choirs performance.

POSTED 3/2/2013 16:15
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre - Opening Concert (Orchestra)
Part 1 of the Grand Opening of the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre is now available to view online here. This video covers the orchestral performance.

POSTED 2-4/11/2012 11:40
Worcestershire Film Festival 2012



The Encounter Proof of Concept Short was shortlisted for the Worcestershire Film Festival final selection and competed against a variety of films that had been produced or filmed in the midlands.

This fantastic event was held at the Hive in Worcester and spanned 3 days, offering a variety of workshops and networking opportunities as well as screening dozens of films.

We'd very much like to extend our gratitude and thanks to the team who put the whole event together and are proud to say that we've played a small part in Worcestershire's first ever film festival!

POSTED 01/11/2012 11:26
16mm Film Short Shoot #2
We're very excited to announce that Elliander Pictures is currently in production on a 16mm short film. We recently completed our second night's filming and are once again collaborating with long time friend, actor Marc Baylis. The full production will require a total of 4 nights filming and is being spread across several weeks. We look forward to sending off the footage to be processed!

The short will follow the mysterious disappearance of a Victorian gentleman.

Working on film is something totally unique and exciting; a far cry from our experience with digital and tape. We've always believed that working with film brings everybody's standards up - there's great pressure involved when that money is rolling through the gate that everybody does their finest work to ensure that those feet aren't wasted.

POSTED 27/10/2012 16:16
16mm Film Short Shoot #1
We're very excited to announce that Elliander Pictures is currently in production on a 16mm short film. We recently completed our first night's filming. The short will follow the mysterious disappearance of a Victorian gentleman. It's been an absolutely amazing experience working with film, something totally unique and exciting; a far cry from our experience with digital and tape.

We've always believed that working with film brings everybody's standards up - there's great pressure involved when that money is rolling through the gate that everybody does their finest work to ensure that those feet aren't wasted.

We'll be filming more of the short of the coming weeks.



POSTED 25/10/2012 11:11
OHMI Charity Interview with Charlotte White
The Ohmi trust is a charity setup to help raise awareness of disabled musicians and encourage engineers to find innovative and new solutions for playing instruments with physical impediments.

We recently shot and edited an interview for the charity with Charlotte White. Charlotte kindly allowed the ourselves and the charity into her student accommodation. The interview was fantastic and we'd like to express our gratitude to Charlotte for time and opinions.

The finished videos will be available to view on the OHMI Trust Website in the near future.



POSTED 21/10/2012 23:1
Regal Cinema Screening of TPOF and Encounter Short


We had the pleasure of being involved in the Worcestershire Film Festival Roadshow in October, celebrating film in the midlands and had the incredible opportunity of screening two of our shorts in the wonderful, vintage picture house in Tenbury Wells - The Regal Cinema. The Price Of Freedom and the Encounter Proof of Concept Short both got shown on the big screen!

A magical experience seeing our work on a big screen in such an amazing environment. Thank you to all who made it possible! We recorded a video blog during the event which is available to view on our film school Youtube Channel HERE.



POSTED 14/10/2012 16:49
West Midlands Fire Service Drill
We had the amazing opportunity to film with the West Midlands fire service recently. They were called out as part of a fire drill exercise at a local hospital and we were hired in by Creative Media to cover the event as part of a 6 man crew.

It was a unique and exciting look at the incredible work the fire service does on a day to day basis.

POSTED 11/10/2012 17:21
Groucho Club Meeting
As part of our ongoing meetings regarding our feature film Encounter, we were invited to a meeting at the world famous, Groucho Club. We'd like to extend our thanks to the party involved and hope to visit again soon!



POSTED 19/09/2012 12:45
OHMI Charity Interview with Alison Balsom
The Ohmi trust is a charity setup to help raise awareness of disabled musicians and encourage engineers to find innovative and new solutions for playing instruments with physical impediments.

We recently shot and edited an interview for the charity with the world renowned musician, Alison Balsom. The interview was an absolute pleasure and it was fantastic to hear Alison's thoughts on the charity and its future. Elliander Pictures, along with the OHMI trust, would like to express our thanks for her time.

The finished videos are available to view here and here. Please visit the OHMI Trust Website for more information.

POSTED 12/09/2012 12:33
IBC 2012 Edit
Elliot edited the full 27mins of CVPs fantastic coverage of IBC. As always it was a pleasure working with CVP and we'd like to extend our gratitude for the work.

You can view the finished video here. Or visit CVPs website here.

POSTED 20-25/07/2012 14:10
Irish Live Music Show
We were involved in the production of an Irish Music show in front of a live audience, which featured several infamous Irish musicians. Elliander Pictures was involved in the project in two ways; we were hired in as Floor Managers/ADs and were heavily involved in the edit and final grade of the show.

It was a unique and thrilling experience and we hope to do more live shows in the future!

POSTED 22/07/2012 13:56
Lorax UK Premiere & DeVito Interview
We went along with Lifestyle Magazine; Live 24/7 to cover the UK premiere of The Lorax. The Orange Carpet was rolled out for Hollywood Star Danny DeVito.

POSTED 16/07/2012 13:51
Symphony Hall Charity Concert
The Brolly and Friends Charity concert took place at the Symphony Hall. The show was packed out and raised a huge amount of money for charity.

POSTED 21/06/2012 21:55
King Edwards Drama Shoot Day
We visited King Edward's School in Edgbaston to film some GV's of the school's fantastic drama facilities. The finished shots will be seen in the documentary which will be released later next month.

POSTED 9/6/2012 20:21
Filming at "The Cube"
A successful days filming at Birmingham's "Cube". The shoot took place on the top floor Champagne bar with stunning views of the surrounding city.

POSTED 1/6/2012 21:27
King Edwards Drama Interviews
Today we shot some fantastic interviews with the Drama Department staff at King Edward's School in Birmingham. The interviews will form part of a short documentary created to celebrate the school's rich history in Drama. The content the interviewees provided is perfect and will make for very engaging viewing.

POSTED 29/5/2012 22:40
Britain In A Day - Premiere
We were invited to the National Media Museum for the world premiere of the BBC/Scott Free Production: Britain In A Day. Some of the footage we had shot for the documentary had been selected from over 11,000 entries. The documentary itself was fantastic and it was amazing to play a part (however small) in such an important project.



POSTED 20/05/2012 22:56
Worcester Film Festival Filmmaker's Event
We were asked along to the first event in the build up to the Worcestershire Film Festival. Our Encounter proof of concept short and The Price of Freedom were both selected to be screened and we were requested to take part in a Q and A session about our film. The whole event was thoroughly enjoyable and we look forward to being involved in future filmmaking workshops. Please visit the Worcestershire Film Festival's official website for more information.

POSTED 10/05/2012 20:8
Film Review Published
The review we wrote for lifestyle magazine, Live 24 Seven, of the film "All in Good Time" was featured in their latest issue. It was amazing to see it there on the page! Thanks again to the magazine for thinking of us.

POSTED 01/5/2012 19:29
Sony Movie Channel Launch
We headed down to London for the UK launch of new Sony Movie Channel (Sky Channel 232), part of Sony Entertainment Television. We were very kindly invited by the lifestyle magazine, Live 24 Seven and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

POSTED 28-29/4/2012 21:42
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre - Opening Night
We had the pleasure of covering the opening night musical performance at the Sir Paul and Jill Ruddock Performing Arts Centre. The building was recently completed and was constructed to support and encourage students to engage in the Arts. The evening was fantastic and it was an honour to be present. The finished performance video will be edited over the coming months before being released on DVD/Online for pupils and parents.

POSTED 29/3/2012 20:4
All In Good Time Screening
We were invited by Live 24 Seven to attend the press screening of "All in Good Time" and were asked to produce a film review for the magazine. Once again, we'd like to extend our thanks to Katie for considering us and we look forward to writing the review!
POSTED 18/3/2012 16:54
Jaguar Olympic Academy of Sport
We filmed several interviews at the Jaguar Olympic Academy of Sport event, the academy aims to support young sporting talent and has many ambassadors; several of which we interviewed at the event, including Dame Kelly Holmes and Rio Ferdinand. The interviews were filmed for the lifestyle magazine Live 24 Seven.

POSTED 22/3/2012 16:34
Theo Paphitis Interview
We recently filmed an interview with Dragon's Den star and businessman Theo Paphitis at the opening of his new lingerie store, Boux Avenue for the lifestyle magazine, Live 24 Seven.

POSTED 16/2/2012 21:00
Apollo 17 UK TV Premiere
The documentary we produced and directed in 2010 on NASA's final mission to the moon, premiered on Discovery's 'Quest' Channel. Although the program has been shown in several foreign territories, these are our first UK TV Director credits. It was fantastic to finally see it on TV.
Elliander Pictures would like to extend their gratitude to all those involved. It really was a pleasure to produce and an amazing experience.



The documentary was even featured as The Radio Times, Guardian and Metro 'TV Pick of the Day'



The trailer for the documentary is available to view HERE.
POSTED 3/2/2012 15:23
Double Negative VFX - Meeting #2
Another incredible meeting with the world-renowned visual effects company, Double Negative. We'd like to extend our sincere gratitude to the company and the individuals who gave us their time and we look forward to the future!

POSTED 29/1/2012 22:24
Bang Goes the Theory Interview
Zander was interviewed for the BBC science show, "Bang Goes the Theory" after being involved in a group experiment studying crowd behavior... strange to be on the other side of the camera for once!

POSTED 18/1/2012 15:15
Updates Coming Soon!
We've been incredibly busy recently and as a result our website updates have suffered slightly! The good news is, we'll be bringing the website up to date over the next week or so... one bit at a time! Huzzah!

Updates include a second Double Negative meeting, Pinewood Studios meetings, IBC Coverage 2011 with Philip Bloom, Panasonic HPX250 release trailer, music video production for X-factor finalist, Jamie Afro, One Handed Musical Instrument Charity Interviews, Vodafone online adverts, production of a spec trailer for a Titanic Doc and website design and video production for our good friend in Ethiopia, Demiss Mamo.
POSTED 15/12/2011 18:51
Vodafone Online Advert #2
We recently co-directed the shoot of a second online advert for Vodafone. The video required another green screen studio shoot.
POSTED 28/11/2011 14:55
Encounter Feature Film - Video Blogs


We've recently begun producing and releasing a series of video blogs charting our progress of making our first feature film, Encounter. Videos include detailing the process we took in writing the script, getting it copyrighting, receiving feedback, creating a concept short and much more...




The videos are available to view on our Youtube Filmschool HERE.
POSTED 26/11/2011 14:47
OHMI Trust Interview with Martin Frost
In the second of a series of interviews with world renowned musicians, we shot and edited an interview with Martin Frost and had the pleasure of watching him perform. Please visit the OHMI Trust Website for more information.

The interview is available to view HERE.

POSTED 06-15/8/2011 19:23
X-Factor Contestant Music Video


Elliander Pictures recently had the pleasure of working with the band 'Archer' on their latest music video. X-factor finalist, Jamie Afro, fronts the new band who were looking for a video to release with their debut single, 'Insanity'.

The band wanted the single to reflect on the recent devastation caused by the riots in London and had strong, clear ideas about how that would be achieved. The shoot took place in October in Croydon, at the heart of the confrontation, and featured local hero Maurice Reeves, owner of the furniture store which was famously destroyed during the riots.

The finished video has been well received by 'Archer' fans, having already clocked up over 200,000 views on Youtube and has since been selected as the official single of the Prince's Trust Charity organisation.

The finished music video is available to view on our website HERE.

POSTED 29/9/2011 14:22
OHMI Trust Interview with Christian Tetzlaff


OHMI, the One-Handed Musical Instrument Trust, are working to create new instruments to can provide full and undifferentiated participation in musical life; whether at school, in the home, or in a professional ensemble.

The OHMI Trust is challenging technologists, inventors, instrument makers, and anyone else who would like to have a go, to design and build one-handed instruments that can emulate any of those used in the classical orchestra. In the first of a series of interviews with world renowned musicians, we shot and edited an interview with Christian Tetzlaff.

The interview is available to view HERE.

POSTED 21/9/2011 15:56
Birmingham University Twitter Campaign
We recently worked with Birmingham University on the Social Media Twitter Campaign: "Small Acts of Kindness". We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and look forward to working with the University again on future projects.

POSTED 17-20/9/2011 18:22
Titanic Documentart
Elliander Pictures was recently involved in the production of a documentary on the Titanic. The documentary offered new insights into the historic tragedy and featured the music of Britain's Got Talent star Hollie Steel. Filming took place on location at the Liverpool docks and Merseyside Maritime Museum.

POSTED 14-16/9/2011 16:46
Philip Bloom IBC Coverage 2011
We were recently called in by CVP to edit their coverage of IBC 2011. The video featured in depth tech-specs, opinions and advice from filmmaker Philip Bloom. Once again, working with CVP was a great experience and we'd like to thank Andy for all his help and support and for thinking of us again!

POSTED 6-9/9/2011 16:29
Panasonic HPX250 for IBC
We recently shot and editied a short promotional video for the Panasonic HPX250. The video was created to be screened at IBC 2011, with the intention of demonstrating the camera's new capabilities.


The video was produced for Creative Video - CVP.
We thoroughly enjoyed working with all the guys over there. Fantastic bunch!
POSTED 29/8/2011 16:6
Vodafone Online Advert
We recently co-directed the shoot of an online advert for Vodafone, which called for a full frame green screen shoot. The advert was shot at Creative Media in Birmingham.

POSTED 11/8/2011 18:36
Pinewood Studios Meeting
We headed down to Pinewood studios for the day for a meeting regarding Encounter. Although we can't say who we met with, we'd like to extend our gratitude and thanks to them for their time. It was an amazing experience and we look forward to meeting them again soon.

POSTED 3/8/2011 15:22
Demiss Mamo Video and Website Live

During our stay in Ethiopia we were driven, guided and looked after by Demiss Mamo, an Ethiopian tour driver. We had such an incredible experience with Demiss during the course of the production and to thank him for his hard work, kindness and friendship during our stay, we decided to produce a short video to help promote his business. We also created a website for him with information for any future travellers who might be looking for his services.

If anyone is considering visiting Ethiopia, or the surrounding countries, I couldn't recommend Demiss enough. Please visit his website below for more information on his services, photos and contact details.

Special thanks to our good friend Simon who helped create the website and of course thanks Demiss! Amesegënallô!


His website is available to view HERE and the video is also available to view on our website HERE.
POSTED 15/7/2011 12:13
LUCIA Charity Ball Film Premiere
The LUCIA Charity Video Elliander Pictures recently produced, was premiered at the LUCIA Charity Ball. Screened to an audience of nearly two hundred, the film was well received and has already begun encouraging donations this worthy cause.


The completed film is available to view on the Charity's website here: LUCIA Charity - Life Uplifted by Change in Africa or on our website HERE.
POSTED 9/7/2011 11:58
'The Price Of Freedom' Selected for Screening at 'The Cut' Film Festival
'The Price of Freedom' was screened at the Moseley Arts/Film Festival - An open screening for the general public. The film was well received by the viewing audience. Composer Chris Duncan joined Elliot and Zander at the festival to discuss the making of the film.



The completed film can be viewed here: The Price Of Freedom Short Film
POSTED 3/7/2011 11:47
First XI "Bright Sparks" Article
Elliot and Zander recently appeared in the "First XI" magazine and were acknowledged as up and coming "Bright Sparks", alongside world class athletes and artists.

POSTED 23/5/2011 19:3
Hallfield School Videos Online

The promotional videos Elliander Pictures produced for Hallfield School through Free Spirit Film & TV, are now online and available to watch on our site HERE or on Hallfield's main school site HERE. We'd like to extend our gratitude to Alyson Devonshire for making the whole experience so enjoyable! Click the Videos below for the different videos; Hallfield First, Pre-Prep and Upper School respectively.

POSTED 10/5/2011 14:12
Symphony Hall Shoot
We recently covered the King Edward's School Summer concert at the Symphony hall in Birmingham. We later edited the footage together and the video was distributed to pupils and parents via DVD and online.

POSTED 6/4/2011 22:13
Press Coverage: Ethiopia
Elliot and Zander have appeared in several newspapers over the last month, which have helped promote the LUCIA charity and their work.


The Bromsgrove Advertiser The Birmingham Post The Bromsgrove Standard
An additional article can be found on the website for The Bromsgrove Advertiser HERE
POSTED 6/4/2011 20:29
Elliander Pictures Visits Ethiopia with Charity
At the beginning of February, Elliander Pictures visited Ethiopia with the Women and Children's Charity, LUCIA (Life Uplifted by Change In Africa). The reason for the visit was to produce a promotional documentary on the work the charity does and how it helps the people of Ethiopia. The trip was an unforgettable experience that has left a lasting impression on Elliot and Zander, and they intend to participate in more charity work in the future.

The LUCIA Charity website can be found here: LUCIA - Life Uplifted by Change In Africa.

POSTED 6/4/2011 18:39
Birmingham's Lost Masterpiece Video Online
In conjunction with the New Street Remembered Exhibition, Elliander Pictures also produced a short 5 min video documenting the history of the Barry Building. Dr. David Blissett, author and architect, talks in detail about the building and it's designer, Sir Charles Barry. The video is now online. Click the image below to watch the video.



Birmingham's Lost Masterpiece: The Charles Barry Building.
POSTED 6/4/2011 18:13
New Street 3D Documentary Online
The 3D Documentary we produced for King Edwards School on the Charles Barry Building, is now available to watch online. Click the image below to watch the video.
PLEASE NOTE;
This video has been colour graded for individuals wearing blue-cyan 3D glasses, the image may appear blurry and colours unnatural if these glasses aren't worn.



New Street Remembered 3D Documentary
POSTED 6/4/2011 18:22
New Street Remembered Exhibition Page
There is now a page dedicated to the Documentary films we made for King Edwards School on the Charles Barry Exhibition. The exhibition marked the anniversary of the demolition of the school's original building, located on New Street in the centre of Birmingham.



New Street Remembered Exhibition
POSTED 17/2/2011 14:15
Apollo 17 Documentary Trailer Online
Both US and UK versions of the Apollo 17 Documentary Trailer are now online and available to view here:

Apollo 17 Documentary Trailer

POSTED 17/2/2011 14:33
New Street Remembered Exhibition
The documentary film Elliander Pictures produced for King Edwards was screened during the exhibition on the 21st Jan. All contributors to the project were present during the screening. The exhibition continued to run throughout February to much acclaim.


POSTED 07/12/2010 16:19
Meeting with VFX company DNEG
Elliot and Zander head down to London for an important meeting, regarding Encounter, with the highly acclaimed VFX Company, Double Negative.



For more information view Double Negative's full site here: Double Negative Visual Effects
POSTED 18/11/2010 18:46
The Price Of Freedom Soundtrack
The Official Soundtrack to The Price Of Freedom, is now available to listen to online here: The Price Of Freedom: Isolated Score & OST. Along with the OST we have also uploaded the full film with the isolated score.

POSTED 8/11/2010 19:44
Apollo 17 Documentary Complete
The documentary is finally finished and is currently being screened for several interested channels/distributors. We've created two versions with different VO - American and British - to give us the broadest appeal.
POSTED 5/10/2010 18:39
Apollo 17 Doc at Mipcom 2010
Although still in post production, the Apollo 17 documentary that we are directing is currently at Mipcom 2010, Palais des Festivals in Cannes, looking for pre-sales.


For more information please contact Espresso TV (Distributors) and Film and TV production company Birmingham Freespirit Film & TV (Producers).
POSTED 09/9/2010 18:38
Apollo 17: Doc
We headed down south to film interviews with 2 engineers involved in the Apollo Program for our up and coming documentary on Man's final mission to the moon. We got a chance to check out some genuine Apollo hardware including the Lunar Module Outer Skin and Mission Patches. It was a pleasure to meet the people who made it all possible!

POSTED 5-6/9/2010 18:49
Encounter Hook Shoot
Elliander Pictures shoot a 4min promo to help raise financing for their new feature film Encounter.

POSTED 27/8/2010 16:45
The Price Of Freedom "Festival Cut" ONLINE
The slightly shorter "Festival Cut" of The Price Of Freedom, has finally been released online for viewing.



View it here: The Price Of Freedom Festival Cut
POSTED 17/8/2010 15:0
Feature Film Script Complete
After a year in development, and three months writing, we've finally finished work on the script for our first feature film: ENCOUNTER.

POSTED 08/7/2010 0:5
Elliander Attends: INCEPTION World Premiere
Elliot and Zander head down to London's Leicester Square for the World Premiere of Chris Nolan's eagerly awaited INCEPTION. With their Guest tickets they strolled down the red carpet and were among the first in the world to see this summer blockbuster.

POSTED 28/6/2010 12:16
KES Assisted Placement Vid Live
The video got the green light and is now being used to raise finance to help fund boys through the school. It is available to view here:
King Edwards Assisted Placement Video


POSTED 20/6/2010 14:28
K-Bo Music Video Completed
The Official Music Video for K-bo's new single "Thinkin' Bout Ya" is online and can be viewed on the Elliander Pictures Website here:
K-Bo "Thinkin' Bout Ya" Music Video

POSTED 7/6/2010 18:53
Dov Simens 2 Day Film School
Elliot and Zander head to London for Dov's first British based seminar in two years. A weekend of film based bombardment from the man himself left Elliander Pictures feeling enthusiastic and ready for their their feature film in pre-production.

POSTED 18/5/2010 17:45
Russel Brand "On The Record" Edit Begins
Elliander Pictures begin editing their 4th celebrity documentary for the production company Archive Media.
POSTED 18/5/2010 17:23
Scriptwriting Begins
Elliot and Zander begin writing their first feature film script, after over 6 months of preliminary work. They hope to have a first draft completed within a month.
POSTED 13/5/2010 17:20
"Thinkin' Bout Ya" Music Vid Wrapped
We finished the video on a high with a great shoot at an amazing location, a range rover and an Aston Martin. The edit has begun and is expected to be complete within the next three weeks.

POSTED 8/5/2010 19:00
The Price Of Freedom Teaser Trailer Online
The brand new Teaser trailer is now available, with the theatrical trailer to be released in the coming weeks.

The Price Of Freedom Teaser Trailer

POSTED 29/4/2010 17:40
K-Bo "Thinkin' Bout Ya" Music Video
Elliander spend the day filming in several locations for the new music video for up and coming artist K-Bo. The shoot is a success but unfortunately the final Aston Martin set up was postponed due to poor weather. More Images are available on our twitter: Elliander Twitter

POSTED 27/4/2010 18:10
Elliander Enter the L.A. Trailer Festival
We managed to complete The Price Of Freedom Trailer in time for the L.A. Trailer Festival. Fingers crossed!

The Trailer Festiaval

POSTED 22/4/2010 17:57
Cheryl Cole Edit Complete!
After over 60 hours in the edit, Ell and Zander complete the edit for the third celebrity doc on Cheryl Cole.
POSTED 13/4/2010 17:50
Day#2 Shoot for KES Assisted Placements Video
Final two interviews shot, the edit will begin later this month.

ClICK HERE TO READ MORE...

POSTED 10/4/2010 17:37
Cheryl Cole Edit Begins!
Ell and Zand start cutting the interviews for the next documentary in the series on Cheryl Cole
POSTED 27/3/2010 17:49
Day#1 shoot for KES Assisted Placements Video
4 interviews in the can, just two left on the 13th of April.

ClICK HERE TO READ MORE...

POSTED 24/3/2010 17:34
Simon Cowell Doc Complete
Ell and Zander completed the edit on schedule...now its off to the shops!
POSTED 1/4/2010 15:35
Black Eyed Peas Sells 25,000 Copies
After just a few days on the shelves, the Black Eyed Peas documentary we recently helped to produce is already selling well.

POSTED 1/4/2010 15:23
KES Assisted Placement Video
Elliander Pictures are commissioned to produce a short promotional video for King Edward's School Birmingham and their assisted placement scheme.

ClICK HERE TO READ MORE...

POSTED 21/3/2010 17:51
Production on Simon Cowell Doc Begins
Elliander begin the edit for the Simon Cowell documentary for Archive Media.

POSTED 1/3/2010 17:41
Elliander Enter Edinburgh Film Fesitval
After working vigorously on finalising "The Price of Freedom" in time for the EIFF, we finally post it off in time...phew!

POSTED 1/3/2010 17:24
TPOF DVD Produced!
Ell and Zander head out to collect their finalised DVD covers, disks and inserts ready to send off to Edinburgh.


Cover and insert printed by "Jigsaw": Printers and Graphic Deisgn Birmingham
Disks laser printed by "Aquila": Full Range Media Solutions Birmingham.
Design by Elliander Pictures.
POSTED 11/3/2010 11:4
Reel Deal 400 Subs!
Over the past few months the Reel Deal Community has grown to a whopping 400. Thanks to everyone involved.
POSTED 1/2/2010 14:39
Black Eyed Peas Documentary
Elliander Pictures begins co production on a series of celeb based documentaries, starting with world famous group "The Black Eyed Peas".

POSTED 28/1/2010 19:57
TPOF: Soundtrack Recording
Elliot, Zander and Chris Duncan (music composer) head to KES for the first of two recording sessions. A successful evening and one step closer to the completion of "The Price of Freedom".
POSTED 21/1/2010 21:58
TPOF: Soundtrack Runthrough
After many months of development with Composer Chris Duncan, Elliander Pictures heads back to their old High School to rehearse the OST for their short film "The Price Of Freedom" Click the image below to see a video about the practice.

POSTED 8/11/2009 21:51
Stereoscopic 3D
Inspired by James Cameron and his recent success with his new 3D Pace/Cameron camera, Elliander pictures develop stereoscopic 3D videos.

POSTED 15/9/2009 19:53
The Reel Deal Online Film School Begins!
Elliander Pictures create their new youtube based film school.
POSTED 20/9-10/2009 19:44
BBC's Hustle
Elliot works on set with film star Robert Vaughn, on the hit BBC series Hustle.

POSTED 20/9/2009 21:56
Guinness World Record: Butlins
Zander spends the day filming Guinness World record attempts at the popular family holiday resort: Butlins.
POSTED 21/8/2009 21:37
Audio Suite Work Placement #2
Zander AKA "Graham" spends the week working at "The Audio Suite" in Birmingham during the final stages of completion on the popular tv show "The Gadget Show".

The Audio Suite's Website can be found here:

Film and TV Sound Birmingham

POSTED 14/8/2009 20:43
Tiger Moth Experience
Elliot and Zander spend the day flying in a Tiger Moth with experienced Pilot Henry Labouchef.

POSTED 01/8/2009 20:39
Feature Film Script
Work on Elliander Pictures' latest project, a full length feature film, begins.
POSTED 16/7/2009 20:35
KEHS Summer School Promo #2
For the second time Elliander Pictures spends the week at King Edward's High School for Girls in Edgbaston, producing a commercial for the summer school which runs through the school summer holidays.
POSTED 18/5/2009 17:10
King Edwards School Promo Complete
Elliander Pictures finally completes the King Edward's School Promotional Videos. One of which features on the school's website homepage.
The completed Promo can be found here: Here

POSTED 14/5/2009 17:18
Award Winning Music Video
Elliander Pictures recieved the "BEST MUSIC VIDEO" award for their "Man Bites God" at the 2009 Young Independent Film & TV Awards.

POSTED 13/5/2009 21:12
HTBM Music Video
Elliander produces the new music video for the band Babelfish and their single "Happy To Be Mediocre".
POSTED 07/5/2009 17:17
Yifta Film Festival Nominations
Elliander Pictures has been nominated for the "BEST MUSIC VIDEO" award for their "Man Bites God" and the "BEST FILM" award for their "The Price of Freedom" at the 2009 Young Independent Film & TV Awards.

POSTED 27/3/2009 17:15
RAF Chinook Promo
Elliander Pictures films with the Royal Air Force as an RAF Chinook helicopter lands at King Edward's School.

POSTED 04/12/2008 14:45
Bentley Motors Commercial 2010
Elliot takes part in the filming of the latest commercial for Bentley's 2010 Concept car.
POSTED 03/12/2008 14:43
Laureus Sports Commercial
Elliander Pictures works with Borris Becker and Mika Hakkinen for the day, shooting a commercial for Laureus.
POSTED 25/11/2008 17:14
KES Jimmy-Jib
Elliander Pictures return to King Edward's School in Birmingham for a days filming with a "Jimmy-Jib" camera crane.

POSTED 18/11/2008 14:38
Bentley Concept Car Barcelona
Elliot travels abroad to shoot a commercial for Bentley's Latest Concept car.
POSTED 22/10/2008 14:35
Elliander Pictures Visits Universal Studios
We took a trip out to see the world famous "Universal Studios"

POSTED 29/9/2008 17:12
Birmingham Flyby
Elliot & Zander take to the skies over Birmingham in a helicopter filming the aerial sequences for King Edward's Promotional Film.

POSTED 27-28/9/2008 17:11
Man Bites God Music Video
Elliander Pictures and Envy & Other Sins meet at a warehouse in Digbeth for the night shoot of their next Music Promo for the single "Man Bites God" soon to be released from their debut album "We Leave At Dawn"

POSTED 02/8/2008 16:59
Pheasant Tournement
Team Elliander enter Envy & OS Pheasant Championships held in Highbury Park. Despite a sterling performance from Zander he was let down by Elliot's diabolical service of "the tablet".
POSTED 22/7/2008 16:57
Joe Allen Music Video
The Tower music club in Kings Norton was the venue for a live video recording of Joe Allen - a 22 year old singer-songwriter from the Midlands who's Acoustic sound has captured the attention of many London music executives.

POSTED 22-25/7/2008 16:45
KEHS Summer School Promo
Elliander Pictures spent the week at King Edward's High School for Girls in Edgbaston, producing a commercial for the summer school which runs through the school summer holidays.
POSTED 19/7/2008 13:50
Final Principle Shoot for TPOF
Kelmarsh Hall in Northampton was the location for the final day of principal shooting on The Price of Freedom and saw a full WW1 aid station complete with nurses and a Model T Ford ambulance.

POSTED 9/7/2008 13:46
Bugsy Malone
Elliander Pictures offer their services to the senior year of the King Edwards Schools and film the Syndicate Performance of Bugsy Malone.
POSTED 22/6/08 12:52
Honda Concept Car Commercial
Elliot works on commercial for Hondas new Concept Car.
POSTED 20/06/2008 13:37
Virgin Media Shorts
Elliander Pictures submitted a shorter 2.5 minute version of The Price of Freedom into the Virgin Media Short Film Competition 2008.

POSTED 14/6/2008 12:47
Pheasant Championship Trailer
Elliander Pictures and Envy & OS spent the afternoon in Highbury Park shooting a short commercial for the GRAND PHEASANT CHAMPIONSHIPS OF THE WORLD 2008 to take place in August. The Finished trailer can be seen

Here

POSTED 10/6/2008 16:49
Filming with the Chelsea Pensioners
Elliot spends the day shooting some news footage with the Chelsea pensioners and the Queen, footage to be used for the Queen's Speech.

POSTED 09/06/2008 15:53
Backstage Pritchattsbury
Envy & Other Sins perform live at the Pritchattsbury festival and Elliander Pictures was there to capture their dazzling performance.

POSTED 01/06/2008 20:28
Audio Suite Work Placement #1
Elliot AKA "Dave" spends the week working at "The Audio Suite" in Birmingham during the final stages of completion on the popular tv show "Fifth Gear".
POSTED 14/05/2008 15:35
Music Video Shoot
Elliander Pictures and Envy & Other Sins meet again for the next video shoot of "Company We Keep" from their debut album "We Leave At Dawn". The entire video was shot on Steadicam.

POSTED 26/04/2008 15:28
TPOF Cannock Chase
The cast and crew of The Price of Freedom gather on Cannock Chase for another highly successful day in the trenches, our final day shooting with lead actor Marc Baylis.

POSTED 20/04/2008 15:24
TPOF Edwardian House Shoot
Production on The Price of Freedom continues with an interior shoot at an Edwardian house.

POSTED 31/03/2008 15:20
Envy & Other Sins: Martyr
Elliander Pictures and Envy & Other Sins - a four piece indie pop band from Birmingham, met on top of the Lickey Hills to begin production on a Music Promo for the single "Martyr" soon to be released from their debut album "We Leave At Dawn"

www.envyandothersins.co.uk

POSTED 28/03/2008 15:18
RAF Promos
Elliander Pictures begins production on a short series of promotional films for KES RAF cadets.

POSTED 01/02/2008 14:30
Newspaper Articles
Elliander Pictures features in articles in the "Birmingham Post" and the "Bromsgrove Standard" newspapers for their recent Romeo & Juliet Trailer.

POSTED 21/01/2008 14:27
Trailer Screening
The first screening of the Romeo & Juliet trailer was brilliantly received by an audience of over a thousand at King Edward's School and King Edward's High School.
POSTED 16/01/2008 14:25
R & J Wrapped
Romeo and Juliet Trailer Officially Wrapped!
POSTED 05/01/2008 14:21
Romeo & Juliet Filming

Shooting of the Romeo & Juliet Trailer begins - a roaring success!!

POSTED 11/12/2007 14:18
Romeo & Juliet Production Begins
Elliander Pictures is commissioned to produce a "movie-style" trailer for the promotion of King Edwards School's 2008 Drama Senior Production of 'Romeo & Juliet' set in the early 1980's.
POSTED 12/11/2007 14:12
TPOF Article
Elliander Pictures and "The Price of Freedom" feature in an article on British War Poet , Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Gibson's "Back" is the first poem in the films teaser/ trailer.The article is available:Here
POSTED 31/10/2007 13:10
Mono Film Festival
"The Price Of Freedom" returned to Birmingham's "Mono Film Festival" for the second time this year. The screened received very positive feedback and it was a very successful night for all involved. Many Thanks to Tamsin Hunt for organizing the event.
POSTED 30/09/2007 12:59
TPOF CWGC Shoot
"The Price Of Freedom" shoot at CWGC's Cannock Chase WW1 & WW2 Commonwealth Cemetery.

POSTED 26/09/2007 12:57
Severn Valley Filming
Elliander Pictures on location on the Severn Valley Railway continue filming "The Price Of Freedom".

POSTED 08/09/2007 12:55
Refuge Music Promo
Elliander Pictures on location at "The Academy" in Birmingham shooting a Music Promo for "The Refuge".
POSTED 15/08/2007 12:52
Relay Music Video
Elliander Pictures begins production on a Music Promo for "Relay" - a 5-piece Birmingham based rock band working on their epic debut single.

POSTED 13/08/2007 12:32
Pinewood Studios
Elliander Pictures visits Pinewood Sudios just outside of London. The home of world class film, television and post production facilities. While exploring the backlot and 007 BOND Stage, we watched ex-007 Pierce Bronsan on his latest project,"Mamma Mia".

POSTED 02/08/2007 12:26
Hollywood, California
Food Stamp Films in Hollywood, California has offered Elliander Pictures the opportunity to help in the making of a 100 min Feature Film. The film will be made up of 20, 5 minute short films from around the world. We have accepted their offer and production on our film entry will commence immediately.
POSTED 30/07/2007 12:49
London Dubbing
Visit to "The Sanctuary" Post production facility in London to view dubbing session.

POSTED 28/07/2007 12:40
Transformers
Elliander "staff outing" to watch 'Transformers' "It was crazy-awesome!! Definitely coolest movie of 2007 so far...tribute to the 80's classic" - Zander
POSTED 10/07/2007 12:13
Film Festival Screening
'The Price Of Freedom' - Trailer A was screened at Birmingham's "Mono Film Festival" and received great feedback and support.
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