Efthymis Filippou

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Efthymis Filippou
Born (1977-01-18) 18 January 1977 (age 41)
Acharnes, Athens, Greece
Occupation Film director, theatre director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 2001–present

Efthymis Filippou (Greek: Ευθύμης Φιλίππου, pronounced [efˌθimis fiˈlipu]; born 18 January 1977) is a Greek screenwriter, known for his collaborations with Yorgos Lanthimos. He was the winner of the Golden Osella Award for Best Screenplay at the 68th Venice International Film Festival in 2011, which he shared with Yorgos Lanthimos. In 2016, he was invited from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to become a member.

At the 89th Academy Awards, he received an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for his work on The Lobster, with Yorgos Lanthimos.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes Awards
2009 Dogtooth Co-writer Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Screenplay
2011 Alps Co-writer Golden Osella
2012 L Co-writer
2015 The Lobster Co-writer (as Efthimis Filippou)[1][2] Cannes Film Festival – Jury Prize
European Film Award for Best Screenwriter
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Non-U.S. Films
Nominated—Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film
Nominated—Belgian Film Critics Association – Grand Prix
Nominated—BIFA Award for Best British Independent Film
Nominated—BIFA Award for Best Screenplay
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Film
Nominated—Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Film
Nominated—London Film Critics' Circle Award for British / Irish Film of the Year
Nominated—Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay
2015 Chevalier Co-writer[1] Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Screenplay
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Co-writer Cannes Film Festival – Best Screenplay Award
2018 Pity Co-writer

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