The 2021 edition of RiverRun International Film Festival started May 6th and ended on 16th. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Best Documentary Short, Best Animated Short.

Winners have been announced. You can find all the winners on this page of their website, we are just listing the prizes concerning short films.

Narrative Shorts Competition

Best Narrative Short
White Eye by Tomer Shushan

Best Student Narrative Short
The Washing Machine by Dominik Hartl
Honorable MentionMust Love Pie by Patrick Clement

Documentary Shorts Competition

Best Documentary Short
A Broken House by Jimmy Goldblum
Honorable MentionAtomic Café: The Noisiest Corner in J-Town by Akira Boch, Tadashi Nakamura

Animated Shorts Competition

Best Animated Short
The Source of the Mountains by Adrien Communier, Camille Di Dio, Benjamin Francois, Pierre Gorichon, Briag Mallat, Marianne Moisy

Special Jury Award for Student Film
The Winter by Xin Li