The 2021 edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will open on September 9th and end on 18th. This is the 46th edition of TIFF, which is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Best Canadian Short Film and Best International Short Film.

Short films in competition

  • A Few Miles South by Ben Pearce (United Kingdom)
  • ASTEL by Ramata-Toulaye Sy (France, Senegal)
  • Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice by Zacharias Kunuk (Canada)
  • Anxious Body by Yoriko Mizushiri (France, Japan)
  • Bhai by Hamza Bangash (Pakistan, Canada, United Kingdom)
  • Beity by Isabelle Mecattaf (Lebanon, USA)
  • Boobs by Marie Valade (Canada)
  • Charlotte by Zach Dorn (USA)
  • DEFUND by Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah, Araya Mengesha (Canada)
  • DUST BATH BY Seth A Smith (Canada)
  • Displaced by Samir Karahoda (Kosovo)
  • Egúngún (Masquerade) by Olive Nwosu (United Kingdom, Nigeria)
  • Fanmi by Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers, Carmine Pierre-Dufour (Canada)
  • Hanging On by Alfie Barker (United Kingdom)
  • I Gotta Look Good for the Apocalypse by Ayce Kartal (France)
  • I Would Never by Kiran Deol (USA)
  • Little Bird by Tim Myles (Canada)
  • Love, Dad by Diana Cam Van Nguyen (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
  • Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics by Terril Calder (Canada)
  • Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit by Gabriel Herrera (Mexico)
  • Nuisance Bear by Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden (Canada)
  • Ousmane by Jorge Camarotti (Canada)
  • Saturday Night by Rosana Matecki (Canada)
  • Shark by Nash Edgerton (Australia)
  • Some Still Search by Nesaru Tchaas (USA)
  • Soft Animals by Renee Zhan (United Kingdom)
  • Srikandi by Andrea Nirmala Widjajanto (Canada, Indonesia)
  • Successful Thawing of Mr. Moro by Jerry Carlsson (Sweden)
  • Sycorax by Lois Patiño, Matías Piñeiro (Portugal, Spain)
  • The Infantas by Andrea Herrera Catalá (Spain)
  • The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be by Adeyemi Michael (United Kingdom)
  • The Syed Family Xmas Eve Game Night by Fawzia Mirza (USA, Canada)
  • Together by Albert Shin (Canada, South Korea)
  • Trumpets in the Sky by Rakan Mayasi (Palestine, Lebanon, France, Belgium)
  • Twelve Hours by Paul Shkordoff (Canada)
  • White Devil by Benjamin Dickinson, Mariama Diallo (USA)
  • You and Me, Before and After by Madeleine Gottlieb (Australia)
  • Zero by Lee Filipovski (Canada, Serbia)