Michael Elkin


Still Life, still winning.....

September 19, 2014
Uberto Pasolini's 'Still Life' bags another two awards, a best actor nod for Eddie Marsan and the top 'Grand Prix' prize for best European feature, taking the total so far to 16 wins and 4 nominations.

http://www.screendaily.com/news/still-life-wins-at-voices/5073975.article
 

Look at them lights, just look at all them lights......

September 19, 2014
Michael to play the coveted role of 'Lucky Eric' in The London Theatre's production of 'BOUNCERS'. Sept 9th - 14th.
John Godber's most popular play, is set in and around a nightclub called The Asylum, with the action focusing on the exploits of the four doormen and their customers. The play creates a vivid picture of the relentless hedonism of British, urban night life with its raw energy, flashing disco lights, and raucous lads and lasses out on the town. 

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Patriot...

September 19, 2014
Michael will play one of the leads in a thought provoking short film by upcoming, award winning director Eva Riley. Patriot tell's the story of a little girl and her encounter with a little boy from an immigrant community.


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A New Start.....

September 19, 2014
Michael has teamed up with fellow 'Wee Man' actor David Elliott to feature in his new short film 'The New Start'. The finished film will be entered in all the major festivals.
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BAFTA Scotland 2013: The Wee Man wins audience award!

November 20, 2013
RAY BURDIS, who directed the film based on Ferris' life, picked up the award at the Radisson Hotel in Glasgow. 
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/tv-radio/bafta-scotland-2013-paul-ferris-2804139


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Still Life 'wins again'. Uberto Pasolini's drama takes top prize.

October 15, 2013
http://en.riff.is/content/riff-2013-awards-still-life-wins-golden-puffin

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Still Life. Uberto Pasolini wins 'best director' award

October 6, 2013
http://www.screendaily.com/news/production/venice-best-director-pasolini-talks-new-projects/5060394.article#

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A trip to 'Albert Square'.

May 7, 2013
Michael has just finished work on Britain's best loved soap, Eastenders where he played 'Phil Douglas' a reporter from The East London Star. You wont find any spoilers here, but tune in to Eastenders on June 6th and all will be revealed.....

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Wee Man punches above his weight!

January 29, 2013

THE big-screen story of Paul Ferris has proved to be a box office hit — after The Wee Man hammered a string of Hollywood blockbusters.

Ex-gangster Ferris’s film outsold big-budget movies including Django Unchained in Scotland, raking in almost £105,000 in its opening weekend north of the border.

It proves that crime DOES pay.

Here writer MATT BENDORIS asks top criminologist PROF DAVID WILSON why the public are fascinated by crime biopics and how hoods cash in on their fame.

THE WEE MAN

THE We...


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Still Life

June 30, 2012
Michael has just finished work on Uberto Pasolini's  'Still Life' . A poignant, quixotic tale of life, love and the afterlife. Meticulous and organized to the point of obsession, John May (Eddie Marsan) is a council worker charged with finding the next of kin of those who have died alone. When his department is downsized, John must up his efforts on his final case, taking him on a liberating journey that allows him to start living life at last. 
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