|Died||7 February 2005 (aged 74)|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
|Children||Milica Velimirović Paunović|
Zdravko Velimirović (11 October 1930 – 7 February 2005) was a Yugoslavian film director and screenwriter, University Professor, a member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. He directed 43 films between 1954 and 2005.
During his career he was involved in variety of Arts: film director of feature, documentary and short films, TV series director, radio drama director, theatre play director and screenwriter for all mentioned. Apart from his great achievement in arts and culture in Yugoslavia, he had outstanding cooperation with well-known film makers in the West and East and worldwide film societies. For many years in his career, He was also university professor and the principal at the Belgrade Dramatic Arts University, where many of his former students formed as world-class film makers. He was on sabbatical, teaching as a professor in Canada and lectured by invitation in various academies and art institutes around the world. He married Ranka Velimirovic, film and TV producer, in 1963, and they happily lived and worked together throughout life.
|Year||Film||Original title||Film festival||Award||Credited as|
|1960||The Fourteenth Day||Dan četrnaesti||Cannes Film Festival 1961|
|1965||Provereno nema mina||Provereno nema mina|
|1968||Mount of Lament||Lelejska gora|
|1974||The Dervish and Death||Derviš i smrt||Yugoslav submissions for the
47th Academy Award for Best Foreign
Language Film 1975, Pula Film Festival 1974
|1975||The Peaks of Zelengora||Vrhovi Zelengore||Pula Film Festival 1976||Golden Arena||Yes|
|1978||Dvoboj za južnu prugu||Dvoboj za južnu prugu|
|1985||Vreme leoparda||Vreme leoparda|
- Zublja Grahovačka (1958)
- Nokturno za Kotor, (1959)
- U spomen slavne mornarice (1959)
- Četvrta strana (1963)
- Rade, sin Tomov; Njegošu uz hodočašće (1964)
- Lux Aeterna; Večita svetlost (1965)
- Ekselencija (1966)
- Španija naše mladosti (1967)
- A, to ste vi! (1968)
- Skenderbeg (1968)
- Tajna večera; Medijala (1969)
- Prvi pešački prolazi (1969)
- Srušeni grad (1970)
- Ostrog (1970)
- More, sunce i... (1971)
- U zdravom telu, zdrav je i duh (1971)
- Umir krvi (1971)
- Dokaz (1972)
- Pogibija (1972)
- Podanici drevnog kulta (1977)
- Derviši (1977)
- Most (1979)
- Veselnik (1980)
- Gradsko saobraćajno Beograd (1981)
- Kad ti kao ličnost nestaješ (1983)
- Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti (1984)
- Kako sačuvati grad (1987)
- Uzvišenje (1991)
- Rijeka Zeta, majka i kolijevka (1991)
- Povratak na Medun (1992)
- Piva (1993)
- Njegoš u Boki (1995)
- Naši dragi gosti (1996)
- Kapa lovćenska (1996)
- Gifts to the home of sacred warriors (Gifts to the home of holy warriors) (Original title: Darovi domu svetih ratnika) (2004)
- The "13th july" award for the film "Zublja grahovačka", Yugoslavia 1958.
- The "13th july" award for the film "Lelejska gora", Yugoslavia 1967.
- Golden Arena for Best Director 1974
- Golden Arena for Best Screenplay 1976
- Silver Knight award for film "Gifts to the home of holy warriors" at Golden knights film festival in Tambov, Russia 2004.
- Award for best religious-cultural film for film "Gifts to the home of holy warriors" at Religious, cultural and tourist film festival in Lecce, Italy 2007.
- Award for film "Gifts to the home of sacred warriors" in the category of religious documentaries at ART&TUR International Film Festival in Barcelos, Portugal 2008.
- "Intervju: Ranka Velimirović, supruga i saradnica Zdravka Velimirovića". dan.co.me. 21 February 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
- "Portret Zdravka Velimirovića". Seecult.org. 13 December 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
- "Omaž reditelju Zdravku Velimirović u Kotoru". Radio Kotor www.radiokotor.info. 22 March 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
- "Pekić i Velimirović: Išli su sami svojim putem". Večernje novosti online www.novosti.rs. 14 April 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2015.