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The Sony Future Filmmaker Awards is a major program providing exceptional opportunities for creators and filmmakers.
All 30 shortlisted filmmakers are flown to the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, to attend a black-tie ceremony and a bespoke four-day workshop program led by Sony Pictures executives.






Thirty shortlisted filmmakers were chosen from over 8,400 films by more than 5,000 filmmakers across 148 countries and territories. Stay tuned for the winners' announcement on 30 May!




2024 Shortlist

Awards Timeline

June 15, 2023

Competition opens

February 15, 2024, 07:00 (CT)

Competition closes

April 23, 2024

Shortlist announced 

May 28 to 31, 2024

Four-day workshop program  

May 30, 2024

Winners announced