The 2021 edition of PÖFF Shorts (Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival) started on November 16th and ended on 24th. Winners have been announced, read all the news on the official website.

Live Action Competition

Best Live Action Short – Academy Award Qualifying
Sunrise in My Mind by Danech San (Cambodia)

Jury Mention
The Colonel Cries for The Red-Haired Woman by Gergő V. Nagy (Hungary)

Best Student Shorts, New Talents: Live Action
Thinking About The Weather by Garðar Þór Þorkelsson (United Kingdom)

New Talents: Live Action Jury Mention
Vyraj by Agnieszka Nowosielska (Poland)

National Competition

Best Short Film
The King by Teresa Juksaar (Estonia)

Jury Mention
A Most Exquisite Man by Jonas Taul (Estonia)

Animation Competition

Best Short Animation
Bestia by Hugo Covarrubias (Chile)

Jury Mention
Night Bus by Joe Hsieh (France)

Best Children Animation
Vanille by Guillaume Lorin (France, Switzerland)

Children Animation Jury Mention
Landing by Kaisa Penttilä (Finland)

Best Student Short Animation, New Talents: Animation
Love, Dad by Diana Cam Van Nguyen (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Director: Diana Cam Van Nguyen

New Talents: Animation Jury Mention
Coffin by Yuanqing Cai, Nathan Crabot, Houzhi Huang, Mikolaj Janiw, Mandimby Lebon, Théo Tran Ngoc (France)