about SAMPA


The Swedish Academy of Motion Picture Awards (SAMPA) is a prestigious and internationally renowned film festival based in the beautiful city of Stockholm, Sweden. SAMPA’s journey started with a passionate group of film enthusiasts who sought to create a platform for cinematic excellence. Over the years, it has grown to become a beacon of artistic innovation, consistently pushing the boundaries of storytelling and visual aesthetics. Our festival has become a bridge connecting filmmakers with their international counterparts, fostering cross-cultural dialogues and enriching the cinematic landscape.

Swedish Academy of Motion Picture Awards is dedicated to celebrating the art and craft of filmmaking, bringing together filmmakers, industry professionals, and cinema enthusiasts from all corners of the globe. Over the years, it has evolved into a multifaceted event, encompassing various elements of the cinematic experience. SAMPA not only serves as a stage for recognizing cinematic excellence but also as a platform for industry networking, artistic exploration, and cultural exchange.