In 2020 we wrote an article on the Academy Award Qualifying festivals for short films, following the list publised by the Academy on Oscars.org. The list is updated every year, therefore we want to make an update too! You can find everything in the Oscars’ Rules&Eligibility section of their website. The list for the 94th Oscars is available at this link, here we are organizing the festivals by country in alphabetical order, with related award(s) name(s).

Qualifying for short films and short animations.

Albania

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Bermuda

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Croatia

Denmark

Egypt

Estonia

Finland

  • Tampere Film Festival: International Competition Grand Prix, National Competition Main Prize less than 30 minutes

France

Germany

India

Iran

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Singapore

Spain

South Korea

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

UK

USA

Collective of Countries