The 2021 edition of Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema started on October 6th and ended on 17th. This was the 49th edition of the FNC. Montreal’s FNC is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Short Film – International Competition.

Winners for the short films have been announced.

International Competition

Best Short Film
Luz de Presença (A Present Light) by Diogo Costa Amarante 

Special Mention
Nanu Tudor (My Uncle Tudor) by Olga Lucovnicova

National Competition

Grand Prix
In The Jam Jar by Colin Nixon

People’s Choice Award
In The Jam Jar by Colin Nixon

Les Nouveaux Alchimistes

Best Animation
Love, Dad by Diana Cam Van Nguyen

Dada National Prize
Lolos by Marie Valade

Dada International Prize
Happy Valley by Simon Liu

Rencontres Panacanadiennes du Cinéma Étudiant

Grand Prix
Roots Home by Audray Rainville

Special Mentions
Project Human Revival by Yuqian Zhang
Université de Sisyphe by Étienne Pouy