Yorgos Lanthimos
Lanthimos at the 83rd Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
2 Nominations
Role Director
Born 1973
Athens, Greece

Yorgos Lanthimos is a Greek filmmaker and theatre director. Through the 90's he directed a series of videos for Greek dance-theater companies. Since 1995 he has directed a large number of TV commercials, in addition to music videos, feature and short films and experimental theater plays. He has also been a member of the creative team which designed the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.


83rd Academy Awards, 2010
Best Foreign Language FilmDogtooth (representing Greece)
89th Academy Awards, 2016
Best Original ScreenplayThe Lobster (shared with Efthimis Filippou)

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