The 2021 David di Donatello‘s edition short films in nomination are the following. The prize is Academy Award Qualifying.

The short films are awarded by a jury composed of Giada Calabria, Francesca Calvelli, Leonardo Diberti, Paolo Fondato, Elisabetta Lodoli, Enrico Magrelli, Lamberto Mancini, Mario Mazzetti, Paolo Mereghetti and chaired by Andrea Piersanti.

  • Anne by Domenico Croce, Stefano Malchiodi
  • Gas Station by Olga Torrico
  • Il Gioco by Alessandro Haber
  • L’Oro di Famiglia by Emanuele Pisano
  • Shero by Claudio Casale