The 2021 edition of Anima, The Brussels Animation Film Festival, online from February 12th to 21th, has ended. It was the 40th edition of Anima, which is Academy Award Qualifying with the award Grand Prix Anima for Best International Short Film.

Winners have been announced. We are only listing awards for short films.

International Competition

Grand Prix Anima – Best International Short Film
Empty Places by Geoffroy de Crécy (France)

Creative Revelation Award – Best Student Short Film
Les yeux grands ouverts by Laura Passalacqua (France)

Special Jury Award
Elo by Alexandra Ramires (Portugal)

Special Mention
À La Mer poussière by Heloïse Ferlay (France)

Award for Best Short Film for Children
The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Robin Shaw (United Kingdom)

Animated Night Award
Rebooted by Michael Shanks (Australia)

Press Award for Best Short Film
Précieux by Paul Mas (France)

National Competition

Award for Best Belgian Short Film
Easter Eggs by Nicolas Keppens (Belgium, France, The Netherlands)

Grand Prix for Best Short of the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Amours libres by Emily Worms (Belgium)

Author Award
Hold me tight by Mélanie Robert-Tourneur (Belgium, France)

Special Mention
Woods by Nicolas Gemoets, Carla Coder, Kelly Morival (Belgium)

Partner Awards

BeTV Award
Scaphoide et métacarpes by Théo Guyot (Belgium)

RTBF – La Trois Award
Mosaic by Imge Özbilge, Sine Özbilge (Belgium)

Cinergie Award
Monachopsis by Liesbet Van Loon (Belgium)