Vittorio Storaro Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1991 Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Dick Tracy (1990)
1988 Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
The Last Emperor (1987)
1982 Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Reds (1981)
1980 Won
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Apocalypse Now (1979)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2001 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Movie
Dune (2000)
For part II.
1986 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special
Peter the Great (1986)
For part III.

BAFTA Awards

1991 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
1989 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
The Last Emperor (1987)
1983 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Reds (1981)
1980 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Cinematography
Apocalypse Now (1979)

American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2001 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot (Basic or Pay)
Dune (2000)
1991 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Dick Tracy (1990)
1988 Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
The Last Emperor (1987)

Amiens International Film Festival

2014 Won
Golden Unicorn for Career Achievement

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

1999 Won
Silver Condor
Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía)
Tango (1998)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2016 Nominated
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Achievement in Cinematography
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

1991 Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Dick Tracy (1990)
1988 Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
The Last Emperor (1987)

British Society of Cinematographers

1990 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Dick Tracy (1990)
1988 Won
Best Cinematography Award
The Last Emperor (1987)
1979 Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Apocalypse Now (1979)

Brothers Manaki International Film Festival

2005 Won
Golden Camera 300 for Lifetime Achievement

Camerimage

2017 Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Wonder Wheel (2017)
2015 Won
Cinematographer-Director Duo Award
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Shared with:
2009 Won
Cinematographer-Director Duo Award
Shared with:
Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Io, Don Giovanni (2009)
2007 Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Caravaggio (2007)
2000 Won
Golden Camera
1999 Nominated
Golden Frog
Goya en Burdeos (1999)
1998 Nominated
Golden Frog
Tango (1998)
1997 Won
Special Award
Best Duo: Director - Cinematographer
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Golden Frog
Taxi (1996)
1995 Nominated
Golden Frog
Flamenco (1995)
1994 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

Cannes Film Festival

1998 Won
Technical Grand Prize
Tango (1998)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2000 Nominated
CEC Award
Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía)
Goya en Burdeos (1999)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

1991 Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Dick Tracy (1990)

David di Donatello Awards

2009 Nominated
David
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Caravaggio (2007)
1988 Won
David
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
The Last Emperor (1987)

European Film Awards

2000 Won
European Film Award
European Cinematographer
Goya en Burdeos (1999)

Festa do Cinema Italiano (Italian Film Festival)

2014 Won
Career Award

Festival del cinema di Spello

2014 Won
Premio all'Eccellenza

Flaiano International Prizes

2002 Won
Career Award
Cinema

Golden Ciak Awards

1991 Won
Golden Ciak
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
1988 Won
Golden Ciak
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
The Last Emperor (1987)

Golden Globes, Italy

2010 Won
Career Golden Globe
2000 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Mirka (2000)

Goya Awards

2000 Won
Goya
Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía)
Goya en Burdeos (1999)
1999 Nominated
Goya
Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía)
Tango (1998)
1996 Nominated
Goya
Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía)
Flamenco (1995)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2018 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Wonder Wheel (2017)

IBAFF International Film Festival

2011 Won
Honorary Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2008 Won
Honorary Ribbon
1999 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Tango (1998)
1994 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Little Buddha (1993)
1991 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
1988 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
The Last Emperor (1987)
1972 Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography (Migliore Fotografia)
Addio fratello crudele (1971)

Ex aequo with Roberto Gerardi for La califfa (1970) and Pasqualino De Santis for Death in Venice (... More

Ex aequo with Roberto Gerardi for La califfa (1970) and Pasqualino De Santis for Death in Venice (1971) during the nomination voting.

1970 Won
Silver Ribbon
Best Cinematography, B/W (Migliore Fotografia in Bianco e Nero)
Giovinezza giovinezza (1969)

Locarno International Film Festival

2005 Won
Excellence Award

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1990 Nominated
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
1987 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
The Last Emperor (1987)
1981 Won
LAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Reds (1981)

Madridimagen

1998 Won
Best Cinematography
Tango (1998)
For the unique integration of dance, theatre, light and film.
Won
Audience Award
Tango (1998)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1989 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988)

Tied with Conrad L. Hall for Tequila Sunrise (1988) and Philippe Rousselot for Dangerous Liaisons (... More

Tied with Conrad L. Hall for Tequila Sunrise (1988) and Philippe Rousselot for Dangerous Liaisons (1988) in 3rd place.

1982 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Reds (1981)
1980 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Agatha (1979)
2nd place
1977 Nominated
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Novecento (1976)
1971 Won
NSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Il conformista (1970)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1990 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
1987 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
The Last Emperor (1987)
1981 Nominated
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Reds (1981)

Online Film & Television Association

1999 Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Cinematography

Premio Berenice

2009 Won
La Chioma di Berenice
Honorary Award

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

2017 Nominated
SFFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Wonder Wheel (2017)

Sannio FilmFest

2009 Won
Silver Capital

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2017 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Wonder Wheel (2017)
2016 Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Café Society (2016)

Taormina International Film Festival

2001 Won
Taormina Arte Award

Telluride Film Festival, US

1998 Won
Silver Medallion Award

Verona Love Screens Film Festival

2004 Won
Career Achievement Award

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