The 2021 edition of New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF), held from March 5th to March 14th, has ended. NYICFF is Academy Award qualifying with the prizes Best Animated Short, Best Live Action Short.

Winners have been announced. We are only listing the short films.

Audience Awards, Short Films

Ages 3+
Ink by Joost van den Bosch, Erik Verkerk (Netherlands)

Ages 5+
Tulip by Andrea Love, Phoebe Wahl (USA)

Ages 8+
Vanille by Guillaume Lorin (France, Switzerland)

Ages 10+
Kapaemahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson (USA)

Audience Awards, Grand Prize Shorts

Grand Prize Short Animation
Vanille by Guillaume Lorin (France, Switzerland)

Grand Prize Short Live Action
Black Boy Joy by Martina Lee (USA)

Jury Awards

Best Animated Short
Matilda and the Spare Head by Ignas Meilūnas (Lithuania)

Best Live Action Short
The Name of the Son by Martina Matzkin (Argentina)

Jury Awards, Special Mention

Documentary Short
Joychild by Aurora Brachman (USA)

Animated Documentary Short
In the Shadows of the Pines by Anne Koizumi (Canada)

Live Action Short
Broken Bird by Rachel Harrison Gordon (USA)