Andrzej Wajda Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2000 Winner
Honorary Award
For five decades of extraordinary film direction (Oscar statuette).

BAFTA Awards

1984 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Danton (1983)
Shared with:
France/Poland.
1982 Winner
Academy Fellowship
1960 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film from any Source
Popiól i diament (1958)
Poland.

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Katyn (2007)
Poland.

Association of Polish Filmmakers Critics Awards

1999 Winner
Golden Reel
Best Polish Film
Pan Tadeusz (1999)
1986 Winner
Golden Reel
Best Polish Film
Kronika wypadków milosnych (1986)

Bambi Awards

1973 Winner
Bambi
TV Directing
Pilatus und andere - Ein Film für Karfreitag (1972)

Berlin International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Alfred Bauer Award
Tatarak (2009)
Tied with Giant (2009).
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Tatarak (2009)
2006 Winner
Honorary Golden Berlin Bear
1997 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Film
Panna Nikt (1996)
1996 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
For his lifetime contribution to the art of cinema.
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Wielki tydzien (1995)
1988 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Les possédés (1988)
1980 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Dyrygent (1980)
1968 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Gates to Paradise (1968)
1962 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
L'amour à vingt ans (1962)
Shared with:

Brussels International Film Festival

1999 Winner
Crystal Iris

Camerimage

2011 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing

Cannes Film Festival

1981 Winner
Palme d'Or
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)
Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)
1979 Winner
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
Bez znieczulenia (1978)
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Bez znieczulenia (1978)
1978 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Czlowiek z marmuru (1977)
Unanimously. Tied with Fragrance of Wild Flowers (1977).
1970 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Krajobraz po bitwie (1970)
1969 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Polowanie na muchy (1969)
1966 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Popioly (1965)
1957 Winner
Jury Special Prize
Kanal (1957)
Tied with The Seventh Seal (1957).
Nominee
Palme d'Or
Kanal (1957)

Chicago International Film Festival

1983 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Danton (1983)
1981 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)
1979 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best Feature
Bez znieczulenia (1978)

Christopher Awards

2003 Winner
Christopher Award
Television & Cable
Broken Silence (2002)
Shared with:

Cleveland International Film Festival

2017 Nominee
George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Film Competition
Powidoki (2016)

Czech Lions

2009 Nominee
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Katyn (2007)

César Awards, France

1983 Winner
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Danton (1983)
Nominee
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Danton (1983)
1982 Winner
Honorary César
Nominee
César
Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger)
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)

David di Donatello Awards

1984 Nominee
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Danton (1983)
1978 Winner
Luchino Visconti Award

European Film Awards

2016 Winner
Honorary Award
2009 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Tatarak (2009)
1990 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Faro Island Film Festival

1975 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Main Competition
Ziemia obiecana (1975)
Nominee
Golden Train Award
Best Film
Ziemia obiecana (1975)
1957 Nominee
Golden Train Award
Best Film
Kanal (1957)

Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival

2004 Nominee
Golden Dolphin
Zemsta (2002)

Golden Globes, Italy

2009 Winner
Golden Globe
Best European Film (Miglior Film Europeo)
Katyn (2007)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2009 Winner
20th Anniversary European Silver Ribbon

Jewish Motifs International Film Festival

2019 Winner
Warsaw Phoenix
Best Polish Film
Marek Edelman... I byla milosc w getcie (2019)   ( (documentary, drama, history))
Shared with:

Jussi Awards

1963 Winner
Jussi
Best Foreign Director

Ljubljana International Film Festival

2008 Winner
Audience Award
Katyn (2007)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1984 Winner
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Danton (1983)
1982 Winner
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)

Montclair Film Festival (MFF)

2017 Nominee
Narrative Feature Competition
Powidoki (2016)

Moscow International Film Festival

1975 Winner
Golden Prize
Ziemia obiecana (1975)
1971 Winner
Golden Prize
Brzezina (1970)
For the direction.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1981 Winner
Special Award
Czlowiek z marmuru (1977)
Czlowiek z zelaza (1981)
For the artistry and independent spirit demonstrated in his films.

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Bridging the Borders Award
Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei (2013)

Polish Film Awards

2008 Winner
Eagle
Best Film (Najlepszy Film)
Katyn (2007)
Nominee
Eagle
Best Director (Najlepsza Rezyseria)
Katyn (2007)
2003 Nominee
Eagle
Best Director (Najlepsza Rezyseria)
Zemsta (2002)
2000 Winner
Life Achievement Award
Nominee
Eagle
Best Director (Najlepsza Rezyseria)
Pan Tadeusz (1999)
Best Screenplay (Najlepszy Scenariusz)
Pan Tadeusz (1999)
1999 Nominee
Life Achievement Award

Polish Film Festival

2016 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Out of Competition
Powidoki (2016)
1984 Winner
Critics Award
Danton (1983)
1979 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Panny z Wilka (1979)
Tied with Do krwi ostatniej (1978).
1978 Winner
Golden Lions
Bez znieczulenia (1978)
Tied with Pasja (1978).
1977 Winner
Critics Award
Czlowiek z marmuru (1977)
1976 Winner
Silver Lions
Smuga cienia (1976)
1975 Winner
Golden Lions
Ziemia obiecana (1975)
Tied with Noce i dnie (1975).

Prix Europa

1991 Winner
Prix Europa
TV Non-Fiction
Las Katynski (1990)
Shared with:

Prix Louis Delluc

1982 Winner
Prix Louis Delluc
Danton (1983)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1980 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Dyrygent (1980)
Winner
OCIC Award
Dyrygent (1980)
1973 Winner
Silver Seashell
Wesele (1973)

Sannio FilmFest

2009 Winner
Special Mention
Katyn (2007)
Nominee
Golden Capital
Best Director
Katyn (2007)
Best Picture
Katyn (2007)

Seville European Film Festival

2008 Winner
Honorary Award

Sun in a Net Awards, Slovakia

2010 Nominee
Sun in a Net
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
Katyn (2007)
Poland.

Telluride Film Festival, US

1984 Winner
Silver Medallion Award

Valladolid International Film Festival

1997 Nominee
Golden Spike
Panna Nikt (1996)
1976 Winner
Golden Spike
Ziemia obiecana (1975)

Venice Film Festival

2013 Winner
Persol Award
1998 Winner
Career Golden Lion
1983 Nominee
Golden Lion
Eine Liebe in Deutschland (1983)
1961 Nominee
Golden Lion
Samson (1961)
1959 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Popiól i diament (1958)

Washington DC Filmfest

2008 Winner
Audience Award
Katyn (2007)

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