The 2021 edition of Florida Film Festival started on April 9th and ended on 22th. This was the 30th edition of the Festival, which is Academy Awards Qualifying with the prizes Best Narrative Short, Best Animated Short, Best Documentary Short Film.

Winners have been announced on the 28th. We are only listing the short film winners.

Audience Awards

Audience Award for Best Midnight Short
Stuck by David Mikalson (USA)

Audience Award for Best International Short
Masel Tov Cocktail by Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch (Germany)

Matthew Curtis Audience Award for Best Short Film
No Man’s Land by Anna Andersen, Gabriella Canal (USA)

Grand Jury Awards

Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short
The Shawl by Sara Kiener (USA)

Special Jury Award for Exceptional Narrative Filmmaking
I Love Your Guts by David Janove (USA)

Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
Please Hold by Kristen “KD” Dávila (USA)

Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Short
When We Were Bullies by Jay Rosenblatt (USA)