AWARDS AND HONORS
(from 1961 to 1966). During this period he made 25 short films. The following were awarded:
Sunday (1961), Diary (1963), Story (1964), Aria (1964), Breath (1964), Concerto (1965), Night and After Night - Night (1968), Rainy (Innocent Saturday) (1965), Portraits (Passing By) (1966). In year 1966 he was awarded with the highest degree in international amateur film, he was proclaimed The Master.
(from 1967 to 1971) / in Prague – FAMU, the following were awarded:
Rondo (1968), Madame Cleaning Lady (1969), The Last Tape (based on Beckett play, feature fiction for TV) (1970)
(from 1965 to 2011) the following were awarded:
Long live the Youth, Zagreb film, (1965)
Day and Night (Pjaca), Zagreb film, (1965)
Afternoon (Rifle), FAS, Zagreb (1967) - Awards: Festival in Oberhausen. The film can be seen at the Film Museum in New York.
People (Passing By), FAS, Zagreb (1967)
Sunday 2, his first feature fiction, FAS, Zagreb, AB, Barandov (1969)
The Waltz, FAS Zagreb (1970) - Awards: numerous international festivals.
Ave Maria, FAS, Zagreb (1971)
Seas, FAS, Zagreb, (1971)
Suburbs of Ibis, TV Beograd (1972) - Awards: Grand Prix at the Festival in Oberhausen.
Antique, Adria film, Zagreb (1972) - Awards: numerous international festivals.
Chronicle of a Crime, feature fiction, Adria film, Zagreb (1973) - Awards: Critic's award at Pula Film Festival, festival in Chicago.
ZAVNOH, Adria film, Zagreb (1973).
Murder on the Night Train, feature fiction, TV Beograd (1974)
Work Town Walls, Adria film Zagreb, (1974) - Awards: numerous international festivals
Passion According to Matthew, feature fiction, Jadran film, Zagreb (1975) - Awards: Critic's award at Pula Film Festival
Dream (De natura sonoris), Adria film, Zagreb (1975)
Film about Guests and Labourers, feature fiction, Zagreb film, TV Zagreb (1977)
Occupation in 26 Acts, feature fiction, Jadran film, Zagreb (1978) - Awards: Grand Prix at Pula Film Festival, plus 20 other awards. In the competition selection at film festivals in Cannes, London, Melbourne, Moscow, Prague and other festivals, nominated for the Academy Award in 1979. Top 80 in Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.
Fall of Italy, feature fiction, Jadran film, Zagreb (1981) - Awards: Grand Prix at Pula Film Festival. In the competition selection at Venice festival. Grand Prix at Valencia festival.
Homeland (Vladimir Nazor), Marjan film, Split (1982)
Angel's Bite, feature fiction, Marjan film, Split (1984) - Awards: Critic's Award at the Pula Film Festival
Blood and Ashes of Jasenovac, feature documentary, Kino - dokument, Zagreb (1985) - Awards: Grand Prix at Belgrade festival. Nominated for the Academy Award in documentary film category.
Evening Bells, feature fiction, Jadran film, Zagreb (1986) - Awards: at the Pula Film Festival. In the selection at festivals in Valencia, Paris, Montreal, Montpellier and other festivals.
Aloa - The Whore's Feast, feature fiction, Jadran film and TV Zagreb (1988) - Awards: Critic's Award at Pula Film Festival. Screened at the Venice festival.
The Decline of the Century (Testament L. Z.), feature documentary, consists of two parts and an epilogue, Kino-dokument and Česká TV (1993) - Screened at Viennale - Vienna, on Czech TV and RAI, TV Slovenia, Berlin festival - Berlinare (FORUM), 1994, at festivals in Rotterdam and Strasbourg, Trieste, Paris, Los Angeles, Moscow, Goeteberg, Valladolid, Munich and elsewhere. Film is a part of the collection at the Museum of Holocaust in Tel Aviv.
Lacrimosa (Vengeance is mine), feature fiction, Heureka Film, Česká TV, AB Barandov( 1995)- Screened at festivals in Geneva, Calcutta, Karlovy Vary and others.
Eyes Beijing, Ministry of Culture People’s Republic of China, TVS (2003).
China’s Terracotta Warriors, Ministry of Culture People’s Republic of China, TVS (2003)
Symphony of the Heaven City, Ministry of Culture People’s Republic of China, TVS (2004), awarded the UNESCO prize as the best documentary film in 2005.
Lordan Zafranović, 2011 winner of prestigious award "Aleksandar Lifka" for exceptional contribution to the european film, which is awarded by international jury of the European film festival Palic