At every festival SOFF gives out the following awards:

Grand Jury Prizes

The judges for the Grand Jury Prizes come from the festival’s selection committee and board members.

Best Narrative Feature Film
Best Narrative Short Film
Best Documentary Feature Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Music Video
Best Screenplay (Unproduced)
Best Art Direction
Emerging Talent – Acting

Filmmakers Awards

The Filmmakers Awards are given for the Narrative Short category and are selected by the Filmmakers Board, a panel of twelve peers whose films have been Official Selections previous years.

Best Film
Best Director
Best Acting – Cast
Best Cinematography
Best Screenplay