The 2021 edition of Leuven International Short Film Festival (Kortfilmfestival Leuven) started on December 3rd and ended on December 11th, and was the 27th edition. The festival is Academy Award, European Film Awards Qualifying and BAFTA Qualifying.

As the festival ended, winners were announced. See their award ceremony at this Facebook live link! The winners were also announced with several posts.


Peer Award
Le voisin de Lou by Victoria Lafaurie, Hector Albouker

Audience Award for the European Fiction
An Irish Goodbye by Tom Berkely, Ross White

Jury Award of the European Fiction Competition (Oscars and EFA Qualifying)
Dad’s Sneakers by Olha Zhurba

Press Award of the Flemish Competition: Fiction
The Tears of Things by Kate Voet

Jury Award of the Flemish Competition: Fiction – Best Cinematography
Grimm Vandekerkhove for The Sky Was Pink by Jules Comes

Jury Award of the Flemish Competition: Fiction – Best Acting
Pip Campbell in Wacht by Sophie Kurpershoek

Jury Award of the Flemish Competition: Best Debut
High Jump by Lennert Madou

Audience Award of the Flemish Competition: Animation
Little Ox by Raf Wathion, Patrick Vandebroeck

Jury Award for Best Flemish Documentary
I Don’t Feel at Home in Anywhere Anymore by Viv Li

Audience Award in the Flemish Fiction Competition
Two to Tango by Dimitri Sterkens

Jury Award for the Flemish Competition: Fiction
De dag die wit was by Wannes Vanspauwen

Humo Award
Binge Loving by Thomas Deknop

Special mention of the jury
Fading Snow by Ania Morawiec

Pitch Your Script Award 2021
Savorless Salt by Mathieu Ghekiere
Bokkenrijders by Tom de Liège
Honorable mention: Calin by Eva Eysermans