Lanthimos at the 83rd Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
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.