Doc Edge Festival is an Oscar Qualifying festival for Documentary Short Subject. The eligible awards are Best International Short Documentary (International Selection) and Best Short Documentary (New Zealand Selection).
Best International Short: Far From Home by Felicia Taylor (USA)
Special Mention: Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible by Kirsten Lappas, Tom Rinaldi (USA)
Best NZ Short: Pluck by Kirsty Griffin, Viv Kernick (New Zealand)
Special Mention: Hurting to Heal by Kate Gordon (New Zealand)
Far From Home and Pluck are Academy Awards eligible.