The 2021 edition of Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival started on August 9th and ended on 15th. RIIFF is Academy Award Qualifying for Best Short Film, Best Short Animation, Best Documentary Short. It is also BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award Qualifying.

Winners have been announced. Read all the list to know about all the awards!

Best Live Action Short

Grand Prize
You’re dead Helen (T’es morte Hélène) by Michiel Blanchart (France)

First Prize
Above the City by Malika Mukhamejan (Kazakhstan)

Tied with
Tala’Vision by Murad Abu Eisheh (Germany)

Best Short Animation

Grand Prize
Mum is pouring rain (Maman Pleut des Cordes) by Hugo De Faucompret (France)

First Prize
People Person by Rymalena (USA)

Tied with
Have a Nice Dog! by Jala Maghout (Germany)

Best Short Documentary

Grand Prize
The Invisible Monster (EL MONSTRUO INVISIBLE) by Guillermo Fesser Perez de
Petinto, Javier Fesser Perez de Petinto (Spain)

First Prize
Cycles by Jonathan Barenboim (USA)

Tied with
The Daydreamers by Thomas Renckens (United Kingdom)