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Efthimis Filippou

About Efthimis Filippou

Efhtimis Filippou is a Greek screenwriter and playwright most notably known for his collaborations with Yorgos Lanthimos on feature films like THE LOBSTER, KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, and KINDS OF KINDNESS.

Awards and Nominations:

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (Element Films, director Yorgos Lanthimos) 2017
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Winner BEST SCREENPLAY

THE LOBSTER (Element Films, director Yorgos Lanthimos) 2015
 ACADEMY AWARD Nomination  BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY 
BAFTA AWARD Nomination OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
BIFA AWARD Nomination  BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM 
BIFA AWARD Nomination BEST SCREENPLAY 
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Winner JURY PRIZE 
EUROPEAN FILM AWARD Winner BEST SCREENWRITER
EVENING STANDARD BRITISH FILM WARDS Nomination BEST FILM
LONDON FILM CRITICS’ CIRCLE AWARDS Nomination BRITISH/IRISH FILM OF THE YEAR

LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD Winner BEST SCREENPLAY

ALPS (Haos Film, director Yorgos Lanthimos) 2011
VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN OSELLA AWARD Winner FOR BEST SCREENPLAY  

DOGTOOTH (Boo Productions, director Yorgos Lanthimos) 2009
HELLENIC FILM ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • Rosebushpruning
    • The Match Factory, director Karim Aïnouz

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • KINDS OF KINDNESS
    • Element Pictures/TSG Entertainment
    • PITY (2018)
    • Beben Films, director, Babis Makridis
    • THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (2017)
    • Element Films, director Yorgos Lanthimos
    • CANNES FILM FESTIVAL Winner BEST SCREENPLAY
    • CHEVALIER (2015)
    • Haos Film, director Athina Rachel Tsangari
    • THE LOBSTER (2015)
    • Element Films, director Yorgos Lanthimos
    • L (2012)
    • Warp Films, director Babis Makridis
    • ALPS (2011)
    • Haos Film, director Yorgos Lanthimos
    • VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN OSELLA AWARD Winner FOR BEST SCREENPLAY
    • DOGTOOTH (2009)
    • Boo Productions, director Yorgos Lanthimos
    • HELLENIC FILM ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY

Theatre

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • LIVER (2020)
    • Ictus Ensemble/Belgian Greek National Opera Alt. Stage/Stavros Niarchos Foundation
    • GEORGE (2020)
    • EAU DE COLOGNE (2019)
    • National Theatre of Greece
    • ROB (2017)
    • directed by Dimitris Karantzas
    • VARIOUS HITS-PETROS (2016)
    • Theatro Technis, Athens
    • FIRST ROMANTIC BURST OUT (2016)
    • bios ROMANTSO, Athens
    • APOLOGIES 4&5 (2016)
    • Athens & Epidarus Festival/Peiraios 260
    • OUR BEAUTIFUL HANDS (2015)
    • Theatro Roes, Athens
    • BLOODS (2014)
    • Onassis Cultural Centre