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Feb 21, 2019 at 06:45 PM

Five Greeks Nominated for Oscars

By Celebrate Greece

Greek presence is very strong this year at the Oscars!

Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Yorgos Mavropsaridis, The Favourite

Congratulations are in order for Yorgos Lanthimos, Best Director, and Yorgos Mavropsaridis, Editor, for THE FAVOURITE, which has received 8 more Oscar nominations.

Alexandre Desplat, ISLE OF DOGS.

Alexandre Desplat (Two-time Oscar Winner, tied with fellow Greek Alexander Payne) for his Best Score Nomination for ISLE OF DOGS.


Mary Zophres for Best Costume Design nomination for THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (Netflix).

Michael Paleodimos, BLACK SHEEP

Michael Paleodimos for the Best Short Documentary nomination of BLACK SHEEP.

Images courtesy of the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

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