The 2021 edition of Jaipur International Film Festival has been online from January 15th to 19th and has now ended. This was the 13th edition of the festival, which has many categories for short films. The winners have been announced for all competitions but, as we always do, we will only list here the short films awarded.

International competition

Short Fiction

Best Short Fiction Film
Khisa (Pocket) by Raj Pritam More (India)

Best Script
Khisa (Pocket) by Raj Pritam More (India)

Best Director
Killing Small Animals by Marcus Svanberg (Sweden)

Best Editor
#Cafe2022 by Sudipto Roy (India)

Best Cinematographer
Face by Yichuan Hu (China)

Best Sound Editor
Voicee by Sanil Thomas (India)

Best Actor
All the things you are by Bjorn Ante Roe (USA)

Best Actress
#Cafe2022 by Sudipto Roy (India)

Best Political Film
Alpine Getaway by Sven Schnyder (Switzerland)

Best Children’s Film
Window by Dhawal Kadakia, Prateek Sabherwal (India)

Best Romantic Film
Manasanamaha by Deepak Reddy (India)

Best Current Issue
All the things you are by Bjorn Ante Roe (USA)

Special Jury Mention
The Other by Saman Hosseinpour (India, Iran)

Short Documentary

Best Short Documentary Film
When Mom Is Gone by Zeynep Gulru Kececiler (Turkey)

Special Jury Mention
Feed Or Bleed India by Susheel Jangira (India)

Short Animation

Best Short Animation Film
Radha – The Eternal melody by Bimal Poddar (India)

Special Jury Mention
अंतरात्मा by Chetan Bhakuni (India)

Mobile Short Film

Best Mobile Short Film
Pichhutan by Avik Bhanja (India)

Special Jury Mention
Plastic: A Huge Menace by Anant K. Gupta, Anant R. Gokhale (India)

Coming Stars Panorama

This competition is only for students.

Best Student Film – Short Fiction
Masel Tov Cocktail by Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch (Germany)

Special Jury Mentions – Short Fiction
Between the Lines by Faraz Alam (Czech Republic)
The Best Orchestra in the World by Henning Backhaus (Austria)

U Turn Rajasthan Panorama

This competition is only for host state Rajasthan)

Best Film From Rajasthan
Short documentary: Udaiveer Real Indian Army Hero by Taptesh Kumar (India/Rajasthan)

Special Jury Mention
Short fiction: Shatranj/शतरंज by Tapan Bhatt (India/Rajasthan)