Biography

Yorgos Lanthimos (born 1973) is a Greek filmmaker and theatre director.

Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. 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, 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 Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

His feature film career started with the mainstream film My Best Friend where he shared directing credits with mentor Lakis Lazopoulos and was followed by the experimental film Kineta which premiered in Toronto Film Festival. His third feature film the 2009 film Dogtooth won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards.

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Yorgos Lanthimos (born 1973) is a Greek filmmaker and theatre director.

Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. 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, 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 Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

His feature film career started with the mainstream film My Best Friend where he shared directing credits with mentor Lakis Lazopoulos and was followed by the experimental film Kineta which premiered in Toronto Film Festival. His third feature film the 2009 film Dogtooth won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Yorgos Lanthimos, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 18

Birthday 1973-05-27

Place of Birth Athens, Greece

Official Site http://www.lanthimos.com

Also Known As

  • Γιώργος Λάνθιμος
  • Giorgos Lanthimos
  • 요르고스 란티모스
  • Yórgos Lánthimos
  • ヨルゴス・ランティモス
  • 尤格·藍西莫
  • Йо́ргос Ла́нтимос
  • يورجوس لانثيموس
  • یورگوس لانتیموس

Directing TV ShowsMovies

My Year of Rest and Relaxation Director
The Hawkline Monster Director
Pop. 1280 Director
2020 Gucci Of Course a Horse: The Spring Summer 2020 Campaign Director
2019 Nimic Director
2018 The Favourite Director
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Director
2015 The Lobster Director
2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded Director
2013 Necktie Director
2011 Alps Director
2009 Dogtooth Director
2005 Kinetta Director
2001 My Best Friend Director

Production

The Hawkline Monster Producer
Pop. 1280 Producer
2018 The Favourite Producer
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Producer
2015 The Lobster Producer
2011 Alps Producer
2010 Attenberg Producer
2009 Dogtooth Producer

Writing

Pop. 1280 Screenplay
2019 Nimic Writer
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Writer
2015 The Lobster Screenplay
2011 Alps Screenplay
2009 Dogtooth Screenplay
2005 Kinetta Writer

Acting

2019 The Favourite: Unstitching the Costume Drama
2018 An Impossible Conundrum: The Making of 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' as Himself
2015 Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (1 episode) as Himself
2010 Attenberg as Engineer

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