The 2022 edition of Atlanta Film Festival, the 46th of this Academy Award Qualifying festival, opened on April 21st and ended on May 1st. The Oscar Qualifying awards are Best Documentary Short Film, Best Animated Short Film, Best Narrative Short Film.

Winners were announced, see this page on AFF’s website for all the awards as we are only celebrating shorts!

Jury Awards to shorts

Best Animated Short
Night of the Living Dread by Ida Melum

Best Narrative Short
Moshari by Nuhash Humayun

Narrative Short Special Jury Mention for Acting
Awarded to Ashley Wilkerson in The Bond by Jahmil Eady

REEL SOUTH Short Award:
Winn by Joseph East, Erica Tanamachi

Georgia Short Award
Glitter Ain’t Gold by Christian Nolan Jones

Georgia Short Special Jury Mention
Winn by Joseph East, Erica Tanamachi

Audience Awards to shorts

Virtual Exclusive Audience Award (Short)
The Bond by Jahmil Eady

Audience Award (Short)
Glitter Ain’t Gold by Christian Nolan Jones

Screenplay Winner short

Short Screenplay Award
Black Butterflies by Tamara S. Hall