Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (1971)

Best Director

Franklin Schaffner was not present at the awards ... More

Franklin Schaffner was not present at the awards ceremony. Karl Malden accepted the award on his behalf.


Patton (1970)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1962)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama
For various episodes.

The Defenders (1961)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1956)

Best Television Adaptation
For episode "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial".

Ford Star Jubilee (1955)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1956)

Best Director - Live Series
For episode "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial".

Ford Star Jubilee (1955)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (1955)

Best Direction
For episode "Twelve Angry Men".

Studio One (1948)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (1979)

Best Director

The Boys from Brazil (1978)

Directors Guild of America, USA

DGA Award [Winner] (1971)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Patton (1970)

DGA Award [Nominee] (1963)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television

A Tour of the White House (1962)

DGA Award [Nominee] (1961)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television
For episode "The Cruel Day".

Playhouse 90 (1956)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (1971)

Best Director

Patton (1970)

Jules Verne Awards

Jules Verne Légendaire Award [Winner] (2008)


Planet of the Apes (1968)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Special Prize of the Jury [Winner] (1964)


The Best Man (1964)

Crystal Globe [Nominee] (1964)

Best Film

The Best Man (1964)