The 2021 edition of Austin Film Festival started on October 21st and ended on 28th. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Animated Short Jury Award, Narrative Short Jury Award, Documentary Short Jury Award.

Winners have been announced – visit their news page to know about all the awards! We are only listing short films.

Shorts Awarded

Short Screenplay Award
The Great Wingzini by Shaun Radecki

Narrative Short
Play it Again by Dan Abramovici (Canada)

Narrative Student Short
Unmothered by Urvashi Pathania (USA)

Documentary Short presented by Flosports
Wonderfully Made by Benita Ozoude (USA)

Animated Short
Red Shoes by Anna Paděrová (Czech Republic)

Audience Award Narrative Short
Jeff Can’t Swim by Michaela Myers (USA)

Audience Award Narrative Student Short
Last Strike by Zan Gillies (USA)

Audience Award Documentary Short
Street Reporter by Laura Waters Hinson (USA)

Audience Award Animated Short
The Snow Ball by Rick MacDonald (Canada)