The 2021 edition of Vienna Shorts Film Festival started on May 27th and ended on June 1st. Vienna Shorts is qualifying for Academy Awards, Austrian Film Award, BAFTA, the European Film Award.

Winners have been announced.

MUVI Austrian Music Video Award

Austrian Music Video Award for Best Austrian Music Video
BRUMM BRUMM – YUKNO × Oehl feat. Autodrom by Lorenz Uhl

Special Mention
Lost Islands – Tony Renaissance by Lena Kuzmich

Youth Jury Award

Youth Jury Award for Best Fictional ÖW Film
Life on the Horn by Mo Harawe

Special Mention
Civilization by Christoph Schwarz

ORF.AT Audience Award

ORF.AT Audience Award for the Most Popular ÖW Film
Letters from a Window by Nigel Gavus, İlkin Beste Çırak

ÖW Austrian Competition

Austrian Short Film Award for Best Film in the ÖW Austrian Competition
Cause of Death by Jyoti Mistry

Jury Prize
Spring Will Not Be Televised by Michael Heindl

Special Mention
m h y t n i x by Karin Ferrari

FIDO Fiction & Documentary

Vienna Short Film Award for Best Film in the International Competition FIDO Fiction & Documentary
Armadila by Gorana Jovanović

Jury Prize
BELLA by Thelyia Petraki

Special Mention
NAYA – Der Wald hat Tausend Augen by Sebastian Mulder.

AA Animation Avantgarde

ASIFA Austria Award for Best Film in the International Competition AA Animation Avantgarde
Der Natürliche Tod der Maus (The Natural Death of a Mouse) by Katharina Huber

Jury Prize
Inside by Yann Chapotel

Special Mention
Frozen Jumper by Tina Frank

Elfi Dassanowsky Award

Elfi Dassanowsky Award for Best Female Director
Der Natürliche Tod der Maus (The Natural Death of a Mouse) by Katharina Huber

Audience Awards

Vienna Shorts Audience Award for the Most Popular Film of the Festival
Empty Places by Geoffroy de Crécy

Très Chic Audience Award
Fruit by Ivan Li