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Yorgos Lanthimos to Shoot Short Film in Greece

The Greek National Opera on Wednesday announced that a new short film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, featuring actors Emma Stone and Damien Bonnard, is being produced now in Athens. The film will be presented as part of an art installation,...

Yorgos Lanthimos Directs New Gucci Campaign

Yorgos Lanthimos, best-known for Academy Award-nominated films The Lobster and The Favourite, directed Gucci's new Spring/Summer 2020 advertising campaign featuring horses walking the streets of Los Angeles. The intriguing project is the brainchild of creative director Alessandro Michele. The imagery finds...

The Year in Review: The Events that Shook Greece in 2019

Right our from the starting blocks, the very first month of 2019 proved to be a turbulent time for Greece. The deal struck between then-prime minister Alexis Tsipras with his Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) counterpart to name...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” Wins European Film Award 2019

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Favourite" won the award for Best European Movie of the Year during Saturday's European Film Awards that took place in Berlin, Germany. Lanthimos and his film's lead actress Olivia Colman also managed to win...

Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos Returns With New Movie

Following the ten Academy Awards nominations (and one win) for his movie “The Favourite”, Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos is returning to cinemas with a short film called "Nimic". The new, twelve-minute-long film is a thriller, which Lanthimos co-wrote with Greek screenwriter...

Yorgos Lanthimos Shoots Gucci’s New Fashion Campaign

Highly acclaimed Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has been recruited by Italian fashion giant Gucci to film its latest fashion campaign. Shot in support of Gucci’s "Cruise 2020" show – which took place in Rome last month – the lookbook is...

Acclaimed Director Lanthimos To Participate in 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury

Acclaimed Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos will be among the members of this year's jury for the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival, the event organizers announced on Monday. Lanthimos will be one of the four male members of the eight-member...

Yorgos Lanthimos to Write and Direct Crime Film “Pop. 1280”

Even though he didn't pick up an Oscar as Best Director for "The Favourite", Yorgos Lanthimos' Oscar buzz has put him in high demand. He has just been attached to write and direct an adaption of a crime novel...

Olivia Coleman Wins Best Actress for Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite”

Olivia Coleman has been named Best Actress at the 2019 Oscars for her portrayal of Queen Anne in Yorgos Lanthimos' film "The Favourite". The win saw the film end its losing streak at the 91st Academy Awards after missing out...

2019 Oscars: Full Winners List and Live Blog

The 2019 Oscars took place in the Dolby Theatre on February 24, for the first time in years without a host. Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" and Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" were tied for the most nominations. They had ten nominations including...