Sony Future Filmmaker Awards is a new awards programme to find and support up-and-coming, independent filmmakers and provide a gateway for the development of creative excellence.
Thirty shortlisted filmmakers will be selected and flown to Los Angeles for the Awards ceremony, taking place on February 22, 2023 in the Cary Grant Theatre at the historic Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver City, California. Winners from six categories – including the Environment and Future Format – will be announced on the night and rewarded with cash prizes and a range of Sony’s Digital Imaging equipment.
The deadline for all entries is December 13, 2022, at 01:00 PM (GMT).
Submissions must be in English or have English subtitles.
Alongside Jury Chair Justin Chadwick, our judges include world-renowned Cinematographer Sir Roger A. Deakins CBE, ASC, BSC, President of TriStar Pictures Nicola Brown and Jeremy Barber, Partner in the Motion Picture Literary and Talent Departments at United Talent Agents.
This competition elevates original voices that bring a fresh perspective to storytelling.
This competition rewards the talent soon set to shape the industry.
This competition challenges filmmakers to respond to a new technical brief each year.