Elliott Lester

Elliott Lester

Elliott just premiered his latest film NIGHTINGALE starring David Oyelowo at the Los Angeles Film Festival to rave reviews. CHOP SHOP, a digital series which Lester directed and produced for Paramount Insurge and the Bandito Brothers, was just released by Machinima. Lester is a multi-disciplinary director who began his career as an award winning music video and commercial director, taking home Clios, Telly Awards, and Cannes Lions for his work. He has done work for major brands including McDonald’s, Lexus, and Sony and has directed iconic videos for artists including 30 Seconds to Mars, The Fray, and Santigold. In 2006, Lester made his theatrical filmmaking debut with the ensemble feature LOVE IS THE DRUG, which premiered at Sundance. He followed that up with the Jason Statham/Paddy Considine starrer BLITZ for Lionsgate in 2011. As well as directing, he also recently produced two feature films: “Basmati Blues” which stars the award winning Brie Larson and Donald Sutherland, as well as “Captive” which stars David Oyelowo and Kate Mara.