The 2021 edition of AFI Fest ended, winners have been announced. AFI Fest is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Grand Jury Prize. We are listing here only the short film winners, as we usually do, so visit the news page linked above on AFI Fest website to know about all the other awards.

Audience Award

Short Film
Only the Moon Stands Still (明月依旧) by Johnson Cheng

Jury Awards

Grand Jury Prize: Animation
Love, Dad (Milý Tati) by Diana Cam Van Nguyen

Grand Jury Prize: Live Action
Al-Sit by Suzannah Mirghani

Special Mention for Documentary Storytelling
Babybangz by Juliana Kasumu

Special Mention for Direction
Mitch Kalisa for Play it Safe

Special Mention for Acting
Leooz Levy in Her Dance (Rikud Hassidi) by Bar Cohen