Future Masters of Film are
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The selections are made by the SSF committee and international judges to give 2 Grand Prix and Judge Awards.

The Möbius Trophy
The Möbius Trophy is awarded to each winner of two Grand Prix in One Title Section and Filmmaker's Section. A strip of film (short film) symbolises the Möbius strip, which is an infinite loop.

Filmmakers' Section

  • Filmmakers' Programme

Filmmakers' Section Grand Prix

One Title Section

  • International Programme
  • Family & Children
  • National Programme

One Title Section Grand Prix

  • Best Director
  • Best Asian Short
  • Best National Short
  • Best Hokkaido Short
  • Best Contemporary,
    Experimental Short
  • Best Animation
  • Best Documentary
  • Best Students Director
  • Best Children Short
  • Best Screen Play
  • Best Editing
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Mini Short
  • Best Non Dialogue
  • Jury Special Award
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actress
  • Best Children Actor / Actress
  • Best Production Design
  • Audience Award
  • Public Jury Award - One Title Section
  • Public Jury Award - Filmmakers' Section


  • Sapporo Peace Award
  • CRYPTON Best Sound Award
  • Amino Up Hokkaido New Director Award
  • Japan Tourism Agency Award
  • UGC Award Grand Prize
  • UGC Award First Prize