The 2021 edition of Berlin International Film Festival (Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), known as Berlinale will shift from the usually February dates to March and June.

The festival is divided in two events:

  • March 1st-5th: Industry Event
  • June 9th-20th: Berlinale Summer Special

Berlinale awards for short films are:

  • Golden Bear for Best Short Film (Oscar Qualifying award)
  • Silver Bear Jury Prize for Short Film

The Generation Section will no longer have short films.