The Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film

The winner of the Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film is awarded 50 000 NOK presented by Aust-Agder Municipality, as well as post production on a film worth 50.000 kroner given by Shortcut Oslo. The winner is qualified to be considered for an Academy Award.

Jury: Norwegian Short Film

The Golden Chair for Best International Short Film

The winner of the Golden Chair for Best International Short Film is awarded 50 000 NOK.
Jury: International Short Film

The Golden Chair for Best Short Documentary

The winner of the Golden Chair for Best Short Documentary is awarded 50 000 NOK.
Jury: Norwegian Documentary

The Golden Chair for Best Music Video

The winner of the Golden Chair for Best Music Video is awarded 25 000 NOK presented by HQartist, a collaboration tool for the live music industry.
Jury: Norwegian Music Video

The Terje Vigen Award

The Terje Vigen Award consists of a bronze statuette made by artist Harald Oredam and 10 000 NOK and is presented by the Municipality of Grimstad to a Norwegian short film.
Jury: Norwegian Short Film

The Audience Award

The winner of the The Audience Award is awarded 25 000 NOK presented by Altibox, in addition to marketing and distribution of the award-winning film on Altibox’ streaming service. 
The award is given to a Norwegian short film in competition.
The winner is chosen by the festival audience.

The Spark Award

The winner of the The Spark Award is awarded 25 000 NOK presented by Altibox, in addition to marketing and distribution of the award-winning film on Altibox’ streaming service. 
The award is given to a Norwegian filmmaker in competition who exhibits a particular boldness and creative talent.
Jury is appointed by Altibox and the Norwegian Short Film Festival in cooperation.

The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award



The award of 10 000 NOK is given to the individual demonstrating the best professional contribution to a Norwegian film in competition.
Jury is appointed by The Norwegian Film Workers Association.

The Hourglass Award

The Hourglass Award comprises 15 000 NOK and is presented by the Writer’s Guild of Norway to the creators of the best short fiction script in the Norwegian short film competition.
Jury is appointed by The Writer’s Guild of Norway.

The Producer Award

The Producer Award consists of 10 000 NOK and career counseling, and is presented by Storm Films. The award is given to the best producer in the Norwegian short film competition.
Jury: Norwegian Short Film

The Norwegian Film Critics’ Award


This award is given to a Norwegian short film in competition.
Jury is appointed by the Norwegian Film Critics’ Association.

The Aust-Agder County’s Youth Award

The Aust-Agder County’s Youth Award is presented by a student jury from the Dahlske Upper Secondary School in Grimstad. The Award is given to a film in the International Short Film Programme. The award is 5 000 NOK.