An admirer of classical cinema, Anton is generally traditional, but he also enjoys poetic filmmaking, new cinematic techniques and technology, and narrative experimentation. He greatly values the visual aspect of a motion picture, as well as the storytelling and editing. Fascinated by archetypes, he is also interested in the construction of genre. Though he likes science fiction, fantasy, and epics, he is an omnivorous film watcher. He hails from the Prairies, but currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.
Some of his favourite movies are:
- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
- Citizen Kane (1941)
- The Godfather (1972)
- Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
- Rear Window (1954)
- Schindler's List (1993)
- Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope (1977)
His favourite directors include: Alfred Hitchcock, George Lucas, Stanley Kubrick, Akira Kurosawa, Christopher Nolan, Steven Spielberg, and Orson Welles.