The 2022 edition of BendFilm Festival went from October 6th to 9th in person and from 10th to 23rd online. The festival is Academy Award qualifying with the prizes Best Animated Short, Best Indigenous Short, Best Narrative Short. This was the 19th edition and winners are announced. Visit the news to know about all the awards as we are only listing shorts.

Best Northwest Short
No Spectators Allowed by Kanani Koster (USA)

Special Jury Award For Social Impact
One Buck Won’t Hurt by Christopher Stoudt (USA)

Special Jury Award For Animated Short
The Seine’s Tears by Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur (France)

Best Animated Short
Ice Merchants by João Gonzalez (Portugal, France, United Kingdom)

Special Jury Award For Personal Vision
Babysitting by Patrick Noth (USA)

Best Outdoor/Environmental Short
Monumental Divide by Brian Olliver (USA)

Best Indigenous Short
Daughter of the Sea by Alexis C. Garcia (Puerto Rico)

Best Student Short
El Carrito by Zahida Pirani (USA)