The 2022 edition of REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival was from March 24th to 27th, the 26th edition of the festival. Regard is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes International Grand Prize, National Grand Prize.

Winners were announced. Let’s see the short winners! Visit their website to see all the details.

Grand Prize
Vlekkeloos by Emma Branderhorst (Netherlands)

Canadian Grand Prize
Sikiitu by Gabriel Allard (Canada – Quebec)
Special Mention: Suzanne & Chantal by Rachel Graton (Canada – Quebec)

Jury Prize
Warsha by Dania Bdeir (France, Lebanon)
Special Mention: Girl with a Thermal Gun by Rongfei Guo (China)

Best Animation Short
Night by Ahmad Saleh (Jordan, Palestine, Germany, Qatar)

Best Documentary Short
Nuisance Bear by Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden (Canada – Ontario)
Special: Love, Dad by Diana Cam Van Nguyen

International Fipresci Critic’s Award
Nuisance Bear by Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden (Canada – Ontario)

Quebec Critics Award AQCC
Soft Animals by Renee Zhan (United Kingdom)

Public Award – Official Competition
Suzanne & Chantal by Rachel Graton (Canada – Quebec)

Public Award – Parallel Competition
L’Autre Rive by Gaëlle Graton (Canada – Quebec)

Americana Award
Pilona by July Naters (Peru)

Shoot No Matter What! Award
Do Butterflies Remember Being Caterpillars by Caraz (USA, Canada – Quebec)

Philippe Belley Award
Rencontre Avec Robert Dole by François Harvey (Canada – Quebec)