With fifteen feature films and related projects, Atom Egoyan has won numerous awards including five prizes at the Cannes Film Festival (including the Grand Prix, International Critics Awards and Ecumenical Jury Prizes), two Academy Award® nominations, eight Genie Awards, prizes from the National Board of Review and an award for Best International Adaptation at The Frankfurt Book Fair.
Egoyan’s art projects have been presented around the world including The Venice Biennale and Artangel in London. Steenbeckett became part of The Artangel Collection, an innovative alliance with the Tate. The Collection will tour museums and galleries across the U.K.
Egoyan’s acclaimed Canadian Opera Company production of Wagner’s Die Walkure, again garnering rave reviews this season, won a Dora Award for Outstanding Opera Production, and his adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s Eh Joe was presented by The Gate Theatre in Dublin, where it won The Irish Times/ESB Award for Best Direction before transferring to London’s West End and The Lincoln Center Festival in New York.
He is now completing his latest film REMEMBER.
Egoyan is honoured with a 2015 Governor General’s Performing Arts Award.