Originally from France, Antony Sandoval has worked as an actor and director worldwide. His directing credits include various productions for Tadashi Suzuki's Theatre Company at the Shizuoka Performing Arts Center in Shizuoka and Toga Mura, Japan. He also directs in the United States, where he received a "Garland" and" LA Weekly" Awards for Best Director and a nomination for an Ovation Award again for Best Direction. His directorial work was seen at the Franko National Theatre in Kyiv, Ukraine. He opened a new adaptation of the book "Heart of the Dog" at the first International Bulgakov Festival. His production "The Tale of Mephisto" was also invited to the Gimhae Asian Performing Art Festival (GAPA) in South Korea. His acting credits include performing in Japan under the direction of renowned director Tadashi Suzuki. He has also performed throughout the USA in various Theatre festivals and has appeared on television shows and movies on many occasions. He is currently a professor at the Theatre and Dance Department at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is one of the founding members of the "International Theatre Laboratorium-USA," ITL-USA.
He also founded ITL CREATIVE (a film production company itlcreative.com) in 2014 to adapt his stage production "Medea" into a featurette titled" Medea Redux.". For this project, he was a 2016 Royal Reel Winner in the Experimental Film Competition Canada International Film Festival, a Winner of the 2015 Award of Merit Accolade Global Film Competition in the Experimental Section, and part of the official selection for the 2016 Madrid International Film Festival, 2016 San Francisco International New Concept Film Festival and 2015 Hong Kong Pineapple Underground Film Festival. He also won Best Director at the 2021 Monza Film Festival in Monza, Italy, for this project.
His short Incarnation received an Honorable Mention at the 2022 Tokyo International Short Film Festival (TISFF) and is part of the 2023 Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival Official Selection.
His latest short film Strange Beast also received an Honorable Mention at the 2023 Tokyo International Short Film Festival (TISFF), was a Semi-Finalist in the Best Experimental Film category in the 2023 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, a Semi-Finalist in the Best Experimental Film category in the 2023 Vienna Indie Short Film Festival, a Semi-Finalist in the Best Experimental Film category at the 2023 Rotterdam Independent Film Festival, a Semi-Finalist in the Best Experimental Film category in the 2023 Berlin Shorts Award. His Wife and collaborator, Natsumi Sugiyama, won Best Actress for this project at the 2023 Summer Monte Carlo Film Awards and Best Actress at the 2023 Paris International Short Festival. Antony won Best Director in the Dance Film category at the 2023 Toronto Indie Filmmakers Festival and Best Cinematography at the 2023 Short Film Munich Awards.
He is also currently working on two film projects for Moscow Nights, a USA-based production company. One of these Projects, "Olexandra Basco's A-Non Fictional War" Trailer, also edited by Antony, was in the Official Selection in the Trailer Category at the 2023 Symbiotic Film Festival (Kyiv, Ukraine) and a Winner for Best Trailer at the 2023 GIL International Screenwriting Award in Spain.
He holds an MFA in Acting from the Professional Theatre Training Program at the University of Delaware.