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News Archive: February 2014
February 23, 2014
:: Filming has wrapped on the production of Set Fire To The Stars and quite a few photos came from the last days of filming. You can see them and a few earlier ones here.
:: Here's a video of Elijah and co-star Celyn Jones as they sit down to conduct an interview. You can download the just the interview portion here.
:: And another insightful interview article about working on the film.
:: Elijah has been on a mini European deejaying tour from Berlin to Istanbul and Copenhagen to England. Here are just a few photos.       
:: Switching gears to Grand Piano, the film picked up a win at the IFMCA for its incredible score. The Wind Rises in which Elijah joins the dubbing cast also picked up an award for best music from an animated feature. Don't forget Grand Piano is set to open late next week in limited release which is more than likely in New York City and Los Angeles. The Wind Rises opens this weekend also as limited.
:: We now have a sixth poster for Grand Piano.
:: This coming Wednesday, Elijah will be in New York City as part of the Free Film Society Talks. As the name says, it's free so if you're in the area, here's hoping you can make it.
:: Also on that day Elijah will conduct his second Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm EST so join in if you can and ask him "anything!"
:: Seems that Elijah made a series of commercials for Toyota as another one was recently reviled.
:: Stay up late or set your DVR's for Elijah is scheduled to appear on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson March 4th.
:: The thriller, Open Windows will debut next month at one of Elijah's favorite festivals, South by Southwest. Will he be in attendance? Time will tell because filming may be happening at that time on the last season of Wilfred.
:: Remember the documentary Made in Japan that was announced several years ago? Many films take a long time to take shape and it looks like this still has some life as it was on stated on Twitter and confirmed by Josh Diamond that it's hope to be completed by the end of March. You can follow the film on Twitter for more developments.
:: Here's a remarkable mixed media painting sent in by Pernille. You can check out more of their work on their site.
:: Lastly, as in the last update, I've added a two more wallpapers, this time, quote driven.
:: Thanks goes to Ambree, Jaramajo, Overlithe and Pernille! This was a tough update to put together as the internet connection here has been very s.l.o.o.o.w.
That's all... for now.
February 9, 2014
After all the hub-bub of The Sundance Film Festival, it's become a little stagnant, save for a few noteworthy events.
:: Elijah is currently in Wales shooting Set Fire To The Stars and we got our first glimpse of him on the "secret" set location. [Photo 1] [Photo 2] [Photo 3] [Photo 4]
:: ITV caught up with Elijah and conducted this short but informative interview and a photo of their meeting with Elijah and Celyn Jones.
:: I finally watched Grand Piano on iTunes and it's all the fun and thrills I've read that it is in numerous reviews. Elijah commands the film and it's a feast for the eyes and the ears. This is why it's picked up a couple more nominations. This time from the International Film Critics Music Awards. The movie is still available on VOD, iTunes and Amazon and will be in theaters in limited release on March 7th.
:: And here's yet another poster for Grand Piano and a new featurette video.
:: Elijah has teamed up with Questlove from The Roots to curate an African music playlist which can be downloaded here. Great tunes!
:: Lastly, I've added a two more wallpapers where the themes are music.
That's all... for now.