Atom Egoyan

With eighteen feature films to his credit, Atom Egoyan is one of the most celebrated filmmakers on the international scene. He has directed theatre and opera projects around the world. His stage interpretation of Samuel Beckett’s Eh Joe was recognized with The Irish Times/ESB Award for Best Direction. His award-winning productions for the Canadian Opera Company include Strauss’s Salome, Wagner’s Die Walküre, and Mozart’s Così fan tutte. He directed critically acclaimed productions of Guo Wenjing’s contemporary opera Feng Yi Ting for the Spoleto Festival USA and the Lincoln Center Festival, and Dr. Ox’s Experiment for English National Opera.