Francesco Zizola

Photography, Award Winner

1962 –


Who is Francesco Zizola?

Francesco Zizola, Italian photographer, was born in Rome and studied anthropology. Since 1986, his pictures appear internationally in leading magazines. He has received seven World Press Photo awards, including World Press Photo of the Year in 1996 for his photograph documenting the tragedy of land mines in Angola and four Pictures of the Year Award.

Various awards and prizes he has won in his life include the following:

Jury Prize of the 3rd DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards 2007,

Photo District News Annual Web Winner 2006

Hansel-Mieth Prize 2005, Germany, 2006

Pictures of the Year International, USA, 2006

"Born Somewhere", Photo District News Best Book Selection 2005

Second Prize, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, USA, 2005

Special Recognition Award, Alexia Foundation for World Peace, USA, 2004

Honorable Mention, Hansel-Mieth Prize, Germany, 2004

Pictures of the Year, USA, 2003

Honorable Mention, Hansel-Mieth Prize, Germany, 2001

Second prize, Eugene Smith contest, USA, 2000

Pictures of the Year, USA, 1998

Pictures of the Year, USA, 1997

Visa d’Or, France, 1996

MIFAV prize, Best photographic book, Italy, 1994

World Press Photo

First prize, Portraits Singles 2005

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