The 2022 edition of Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival opened on August 8th and ended on 14th. RIIFF is Academy Award Qualifying for Best Short Film, Best Short Animation, Best Documentary Short. It is also BAFTA and Canadian Screen Award Qualifying.

Let’s see the short winners, visit their link to know about all the awards.

Best Live Action Short

Grand Prize
Sandstorm by Seemab Gul (Pakistan)

First Prize (tied)
Titan by Valéry Carnoy (Belgium)
Joy by Alexandra Brodski (United Kingdom)

Best Short Animation

Grand Prize
The Fall of the Ibis King by Mikai Geronimo, Josh O’Caimh (Ireland)

First Prize (tied)
The Seine’s Tears by Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne
Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur (France)
Hi! How are you? by Gaïa Grandin-Mendzylewski (France)

Best Short Documentary

Grand Prize
Almeda by Paul Hairston (USA)

First Prize (tied)
Gina by Kathryn Prescott (USA)
Holy Cowboys by Varun Chopra (India)

Best Comedy Short

Grand Prize
Goodnight Henry by Isher Sahota (United Kingdom)

First Prize (tied)
The F-Word by Alex Cannon, Paul Cannon (USA)
Half by Jacob Roberts (USA)

Alternative Spirit Award (LGBTQ) Short

Grand Prize
Parrot by Kyle B. Thompson (USA)

First Prize (tied)
Hard by Robin Takao D’Oench (USA)
The Syed Family Xmas Eve Game Night by Fawizia Mirza (USA)