The 2020 edition of the St. Louis International Film Festival was held from 5th to 22th November in its 29th edition. The festival has now ended and winners have been announced. SLIFF is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Best of Fest, Best Live Action Short, Best Animated Short.

Short Films Awards

Best Documentary Short
Colette by Anthony Giacchino

Best Short Short
R.A.S. by Lucas Durkheim (France)

Best International Short
The Cut by Chloé Cinq-Mars (Canada)

Best Animated Short
To the Dusty Sea by Héloïse Ferlay (France)

Best Live Action Short
Black Goat by Yi Tang

Best of Fest Short
Josiah by Kyle Laursen (USA)

Essy Awards for Best St. Louis Films

Best Narrative Short
Augustus by Jon Alston (USA)

Best Documentary Short
I Want to Make a Film about Women by Karen Pearlman (Australia)

Best of Fest Audience Choice Awards

Best Documentary Short
Always Coming Back by Nate Townsend (USA)

Best Narrative Short
The Mirror by Joel Kohn (Australia)