Antonin Lhotsky

Professor Emeritus

F.A.M.U. (Czechoslovakia)

Antonin Lhotsky’s professional credits include more than 100 productions, mostly in cinematography but also as producer and director in documentary and theatrical films and television commercials. He has also worked on several multi-screen projects; one such project, Taming of the Demons, made for EXPO `86 in Vancouver, was awarded a special Genie for Outstanding Film Achievement.

Professor Lhotsky’s most recent projects include cinematography for the feature-length NFB documentary My Father’s Camera, conceived and directed by York Film & Video alumna Karen Shopsowitz, which won a prestigious George Foster Peabody Award in 2002, and cinematography for three short 35mm films: Island, The Offering, and sancesseThe Offering has been shown at more than 180 film festivals around the world and has garnered 26 awards, including five for cinematography.

Professor Lhotsky recently completed a short experimental film titled Last Year at Killaloe and is working on a docudrama, The Last Illusion.