The 2021 edition of Norwegian Short Film Festival (Kortfilmfestivalen.no) opened on June 9th and ended on the 13th. Winners have been announced. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Norwegian Short Film.

Awards

Golden Chair for Best Norwegian Short Film
The Wonders Beneath The Sea by Ellen Ugelstad (Norway)
Honorable mention: Play Schengen by Gunhild Enger (Norway)

The Terje Vigen Award
Mamma by Aslak Danbolt (Norway)

The Golden Chair for Best Short Documentary
My Uncle Tudor by Olga Lucovnicova (Belgium)
Honorable mention: Son of Sodom by Theo Montoya (Colombia)
Honorable mention: The Communion of My Cousin Andrea (A comuñón da miña prima Andrea) by Brandán Cerviño Abeledo (Spain)

The Golden Chair for Best International Short Film
Dustin by Naïla Guiguet (France)
Honorable mention: The Dream by Santiago Sánchez (Colombia)

The Golden Chair for Best Music Video
Boy PabloHey Girl by Eivind Landsvik
Honorable mention: Lokoy (Nils Bech): Relay by Sebastian Kåss

The Spark Award
Why Are You Black? (Hvorfor er du svart?) by Julie Skaufel (Norway)

The Norwegian Film Critics’ Award
Sofia, Last Summer (Sofia, en sommer) Eivind Landsvik (Norway)
Honorable mention: Before Long (Om litt) by Sylvia Le Fanu (Norway)

The Hourglass Award
Anna Lian for the screenplay of Headwind (Motvind) by Jon Vatne (Norway)

The Norwegian Film Workers Association’s Technical Award
Lisa Enes and Lilja Ingolfsdottir for the editing of The Things I Wish You Had Told Me, But Never Will by Lilja Ingolfsdottir
Honorable mention: Bed Bugs (Veggdyr) by Marlene Lyngstad (Norway)
Honorable mention: APART by Silas Henriksen, Cecilie Semec (Norway)