Elliot London is a film producer and director, and founded London Productions in 2007.
Born in Australia but raised outside of Chicago for most of his life, Londonâ€™s love of film began when taking regional classes at the New American Theater at age 10. After graduating high school, he moved to Sydney, Australia where he got his first taste of working in the industry by assisting Producer Brenton Kewley.
Elliot returned to the States in 2002, where he attended Columbia Film School in Chicago. Majoring in Film directing, he continued at Columbia and worked on various student projects as well as interning with the Jerry Springer Show. Londonâ€™s yearning to work in film was too greate for him to remain in Chicago so in 2005, he relocated to Los Angeles. London started in Los Angeles by associate producing hte feature film Dirty Laundry that had its theatrical release in 2007. He continued working with Director Maurice Jamal on Ski Trip 2 until he decided to form London Productions to pursue his own endeavors.
In 2007, London created a concept for a new TV series with writer Jennifer Klieman. The pilot Boulevard was Londonâ€™s directing debut. The pilot had great success with audiences and was considered by a studio. Currently it is being developed into a web series. Boulevard was showcased at the 2009 Cannes Short Film Corner.
In 2009, London continued shooting short films and scored a huge success with 306, a dramatic short that has been showcased in over ten film festivals worldwide. With London directing and the talent of Sandra Valde behind the camera, the film has garnered much praise. This dynamic directing & cinematographer duo are actively working together on future projects. Valde was the DP for Kaboom that screened in Cannes 2010.
In 2010, London had his first opportunity to work on reality tv by shooting DVD coverage for the new Showtime shows The Real L Word. London has had many editorials written about his up-and-coming work as a director.
Currently, London is in development with three feature scripts, one being Evanâ€™s Bay, currently in development. London strongly believes in helping the LGBT film community by donating and volunteering his services.