The 2020 edition of Calgary International Film Festival, held from September 24th to October 4th, has ended, and winners have been announced. CIFF is Academy Award qualifying.

Short film winners

Best narrative short film
The silence of the river by Francesca Canepa (Peru)

Best Alberta short film award
Dichrome by Weston Snider (Canada)

Honourable mention Alberta documentary short
(Re)claiming Indian status by Lese Skidmore (Canada)

Best student short film
Chen Chen by Kargo Chen (Hong Kong)

Honourable mention student film
Trumpet by Kevin Haefelin (Switzerland)

Best live action short film
Freya by Camille Hollett-French (Canada)

Best documentary short film
My father the mover by Julia Jansch (South Africa)

Best animated short film
The great malaise by Catherine Lepage (Canada)