Roman Polanski Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2003 Winner
Oscar
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Roman Polanski was not present at the awards ceremony, being a fugitive from U.S. justice since ... More

Roman Polanski was not present at the awards ceremony, being a fugitive from U.S. justice since fleeing the country in 1978. Presenter Harrison Ford accepted the award on his behalf.

Nominee
Oscar
Best Picture
The Pianist (2002)
Shared with:
1981 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Tess (1979)
1975 Nominee
Oscar
Best Director
Chinatown (1974)
1969 Nominee
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Golden Globes, USA

1981 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Tess (1979)
1975 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Director - Motion Picture
Chinatown (1974)
1969 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

BAFTA Awards

2003 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
The Pianist (2002)
Shared with:
Winner
David Lean Award for Direction
The Pianist (2002)
1975 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Direction
Chinatown (1974)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2003 Winner
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
UK.
2004 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Pianist (2002)
France/Germany/Netherlands/Poland/UK.

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2002 Winner
ACCA
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)
Nominee
ACCA
Best Motion Picture
The Pianist (2002)
Shared with:

Bavarian Film Awards

2003 Winner
Honorary Award

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
The Ghost Writer (2010)
1972 Winner
Special Recognition
Documentary
Weekend of a Champion (1972)
Shared with:
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Weekend of a Champion (1972)
Shared with:
1966 Winner
Golden Berlin Bear
Cul-de-sac (1966)
1965 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Special Prize of the Jury
Repulsion (1965)
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Repulsion (1965)
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Repulsion (1965)

Bermuda International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Audience Choice Award
The Pianist (2002)

Bodil Awards

1975 Winner
Bodil
Best Non-European Film (Bedste ikke-europæiske film)
Chinatown (1974)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2002 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)
1981 Winner
BSFC Award
Best Director
Tess (1979)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Camerimage

2007 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing

Cannes Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Palme d'Or
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
2002 Winner
Palme d'Or
The Pianist (2002)
1976 Nominee
Palme d'Or
Le locataire (1976)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Chlotrudis Awards

2011 Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

2012 Winner
CEC Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted (Mejor Guión Adaptado)
Carnage (2011)
Shared with:

CinEuphoria Awards

2011 Winner
CinEuphoria
Top Ten of the Year - International Competition
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2010 Winner
CinEuphoria
Top Films of the Decade - International Competition
The Pianist (2002)

Czech Critics Awards

2003 Winner
World Cinematography Award

Czech Lions

2004 Winner
Czech Lion
Best Foreign Language Film (Nejlepsí zahranicní film)
The Pianist (2002)
Poland.

César Awards, France

2014 Winner
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Nominee
César
Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Shared with:
Best Film (Meilleur film)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Shared with:
2012 Winner
César
Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)
Carnage (2011)
Shared with:
2011 Winner
César
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Meilleure adaptation)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
Nominee
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
The Pianist (2002)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Pianist (2002)
1980 Winner
César
Best Film (Meilleur film)
Tess (1979)
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
Tess (1979)

David di Donatello Awards

2014 Nominee
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
2012 Nominee
David
Best European Film (Miglior Film dell'Unione Europea)
Carnage (2011)
2003 Winner
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
The Pianist (2002)
1969 Winner
David
Best Foreign Director (Migliore Regista Straniero)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Directors Guild of America, USA

2003 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
The Pianist (2002)
1975 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Chinatown (1974)
1969 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1969 Nominee
Edgar
Best Motion Picture
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

European Film Awards

2012 Nominee
European Film Award
European Screenwriter
Carnage (2011)
Shared with:
2010 Winner
European Film Award
European Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
European Screenwriter
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
European Film
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
Nominee
Audience Award
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2006 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominee
Audience Award
Best European Film
Oliver Twist (2005)
2002 Nominee
European Film Award
European Film
The Pianist (2002)
Shared with:
European Director
The Pianist (2002)
1999 Winner
Outstanding European Achievement in World Cinema
The Ninth Gate (1999)
Also for his whole works.

Fantasporto

1995 Nominee
International Fantasy Film Award
Best Film
Death and the Maiden (1994)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

1995 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Director
Death and the Maiden (1994)

Fotogramas de Plata

2003 Winner
Fotogramas de Plata
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Pianist (2002)

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics

1970 Winner
Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
USA.

Gaudí Awards

2011 Nominee
Gaudí Award
Best European Film (Millor Pel·lícula Europea)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
France/Germany/UK

Gold Derby Awards

2011 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Adapted Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)
2009 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Life Achievement (Other)

Golden Eagle Awards, Russia

2007 Winner
Golden Eagle
For Contribution to World Cinema
2004 Winner
Golden Eagle
Best Foreign Film
The Pianist (2002)

Golden Globes, Italy

2010 Winner
Golden Globe
Best European Film (Miglior Film Europeo)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2003 Winner
Golden Globe
Best European Film (Miglior Film Europeo)
The Pianist (2002)

Goya Awards

2012 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
Carnage (2011)
2011 Nominee
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2003 Winner
Goya
Best European Film (Mejor Película Europea)
The Pianist (2002)
UK/Poland.

Hamburg Film Festival

2013 Winner
Art Cinema Award
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)

"Roman Polanksi reaches the highpoint of his artful staging of psycho duels, which he began more ... More

"Roman Polanksi reaches the highpoint of his artful staging of psycho duels, which he began more than fifty years ago with "Knife in the Water" ("Nóz w wodzie"), with his film "Venus in Fur" ("La Vénus à la fourrure"). Polanski realised a masterful adaptation of Leopold Sacher-Masoch's intimate power and role-playing games with the ingenious actors Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric."


Hugo Awards

1969 Nominee
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Shared with:

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
4th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2011 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2014 Nominee
Halfway Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Shared with:
4th place.
2011 Nominee
INOCA
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
INOCA
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2015 Nominee
IOFCP Award
Best Director
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2012 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
Carnage (2011)
2010 Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Europeo)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2003 Winner
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
The Pianist (2002)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2014 Nominee
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Shared with:
2012 Winner
IOMA
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
Carnage (2011)
Shared with:
Nominee
IOMA
Special Prize for the Best European Film (Premio speciale al miglior film europeo)
Carnage (2011)
2011 Nominee
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Director (Miglior regia)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Adapted Screenplay (Miglior sceneggiatura non originale)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2003 Nominee
IOMA
Best Director (Miglior regia)
The Pianist (2002)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema

Kinema Junpo Awards

2012 Winner
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2004 Winner
Kinema Junpo Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Pianist (2002)
Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Pianist (2002)

Korean Association of Film Critics Awards

1981 Winner
Korean Association of Film Critics Award
Best Foreign Film
Tess (1979)

Krakow Film Festival

1963 Winner
Golden Dragon
Other Forms
Ssaki (1962)
Shared with:

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2002 Nominee
Sierra Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Laurel Awards

1971 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Best Director
9th place.
1968 Nominee
Golden Laurel
Director
10th place.

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1980 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Tess (1979)

Lumiere Awards, France

2014 Winner
Lumiere Award
Best Screenplay (Meilleur scénario)
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)
Shared with:
2011 Winner
Lumiere Award
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Ghost Writer (2010)

Mainichi Film Concours

2004 Winner
Mainichi Film Concours
Best Foreign Language Film
The Pianist (2002)
Winner
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
The Pianist (2002)

Melbourne International Film Festival

1963 Winner
Best Short Film
Under 30 minutes
Le gros et le maigre (1961)
Tied with The Most (1963).

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2011 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
NSFC Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1965 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Director
Repulsion (1965)
Tied with David Lean for Doctor Zhivago (1965).

Norwegian International Film Festival

2003 Winner
Ecumenical Film Award
The Pianist (2002)

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival

1963 Winner
Main Prize
Ssaki (1962)
1959 Winner
Honorable Mention
Dwaj ludzie z szafa (1958)

Online Film & Television Association

2011 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:

Polish Film Awards

2013 Winner
Eagle
Best Director (Najlepsza Rezyseria)
Carnage (2011)
Nominee
Eagle
Best Screenplay (Najlepszy Scenariusz)
Carnage (2011)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Eagle
Best Film (Najlepszy Film)
The Pianist (2002)
Shared with:
Best Director (Najlepsza Rezyseria)
The Pianist (2002)
Winner
Life Achievement Award
2001 Winner
Special Award

Prix Saint-Germain

2013 Winner
Prix Saint-Germain
Best French Film
La Vénus à la fourrure (2013)

Russian Guild of Film Critics

2003 Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Foreign Film
The Pianist (2002)

San Francisco International Film Festival

1958 Winner
Golden Gate Award
Best Short Subject
Dwaj ludzie z szafa (1958)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2010 Winner
FIPRESCI Film of the Year
The Ghost Writer (2010)

Sant Jordi Awards

2003 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
The Pianist (2002)
Winner
Special Award
For his whole works.
1975 Winner
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Chinatown (1974)

Satellite Awards

2010 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:

Stockholm Film Festival

2017 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Film
D'après une histoire vraie (2017)

"The FIPRESCI award on the 28th Stockholm International Film Festival is going to the film thatis ... More

"The FIPRESCI award on the 28th Stockholm International Film Festival is going to the film thatis marked with an exceptional quality of cinema language. The genre of 'paranoic thriller' is treated by the author as perfectly as it could be and allows him to research some extremely complicated issues without any loss of the enchanted energy of narration. The film considers the very process of an artistic creation as a sophisticated game between an artist and reality based on perpetual mutual manipulations and disguises. The formal brilliance is combined here with a crafty elaboration of every detail. So, the FIPRESCI jury is proudly and reverently announced that its award is going to Roman Polanski for the film D'après une histoire vraie (Based on a True Story)."

1999 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Turia Awards

2003 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Film
The Pianist (2002)

USC Scripter Award

2011 Nominee
USC Scripter Award
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2003 Nominee
VFCC Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)

Venice Film Festival

2011 Winner
Little Golden Lion
Carnage (2011)
Nominee
Golden Lion
Carnage (2011)
1993 Winner
Career Golden Lion
1962 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Nóz w wodzie (1962)

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
The Ghost Writer (2010)
4th place. Tied with Gaspar Noé for Enter the Void (2009).
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Screenplay
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Shared with:
2nd place. Tied with Maren Ade for Alle Anderen (2009).
2002 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Director
The Pianist (2002)
4th place. Tied with Aleksandr Sokurov for Russkiy kovcheg (2002).

Writers Guild of America, USA

1969 Nominee
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

Zurich Film Festival

2009 Winner
A Tribute to... Award

Étoiles d'Or, France

2011 Winner
Étoile d'Or
Best Director (Réalisateur)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
2003 Winner
Étoile d'Or
Best Director (Meilleur réalisateur)
The Pianist (2002)

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