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90th ACADEMY AWARDS SHORT FILMS QUALIFYING FESTIVAL LIST

PLEASE NOTE: QUALIFYING FESTIVALS AND AWARDS MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE


ACADEMIA DE LAS ARTES Y LAS CIENCIAS CINEMATOGRAFICAS DE ESPANA [GOYA] (Spain)
Goya Award for Best Fiction Short Film
Goya Award for Best Animated Short Film
www.academiadecine.com

ACADEMIE DES ARTS ET TECHNIQUES DU CINEMA [CESAR] (France)
Best Short Film
www.academie-cinema.org

ACADEMY OF CANADIAN CINEMA & TELEVISION [CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS] (Canada)
Best Live Action Short
Best Animated Short
www.academy.ca

AFI FEST (California, USA)
Grand Jury Prize
www.afi.com/afifest

ALCINE - FESTIVAL DE CINE DE ALCALA DE HENARES (Spain)
First City of Alcala National Short Film Competition Award
First Alcine European Short Film Competition Award
www.alcine.org

ANIMA, THE BRUSSELS ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Belgium)
Grand Prix Anima for Best International Short Film
www.animafestival.be

ANIMA MUNDI (Brazil)
Best Animation
www.animamundi.com.br

ANIMAFEST ZAGREB -WORLD FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM (Croatia)
Grand Prix - Best Short Film of the Festival
www.animafest.hr

ANIMATOR INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)
Grand Jury Prize - The Golden Pegasus
www.animator-festival.com
 
ANIM'EST- INTERNATIONALANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (Romania)
Anim'est Trophy
www.animest.ro

ANN ARBOR FILM FESTIVAL (Michigan, USA)
Ken Burns Award for Best of the Festival
Lawrence Kasdon Award for Best Narrative Film
Chris Frayne Award for Best Animated Film
www.aafilmfest.org

ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL (France)
Le Cristal d' Annecy
Jury Award
www.annecy.org

ASPEN SHORTSFEST (Colorado, USA)
Best Animation
Best Comedy
Best Drama
Best Short Short
www.aspenfilm.org

ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL (Ohio, USA)
Best Narrative
Best Animation
www.athensfest.org

ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL (Georgia, USA)
Best Animated Short Film
Best Narrative Short Film
www.atlantafilmfestival.com

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL (Texas, USA)
Animated Short Jury Award
Narrative Short Jury Award
www.austinfilmfestival.com

BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)
Golden Bear - International Shorts Competition
www.berlinale.de

BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Bermuda)
Bermuda Shorts Award
www.biff.bm

BILBAO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM (Spain)
Grand Prize of the Bilbao Festival
www.zinebi.com
 
BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS [BAFTA] AWARDS (U.K.)
Best British Short Film
Best Short Animation Film
www.bafta.org

BRONZELENS FILM FESTIVAL (Georgia, USA)
Best Short
www.bronzelens.com

CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
Best Overall Short Film Award
www.calgaryfilm.com

CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (France)
Palme d'Or - Best Short Film
www.festival-cannes.fr

CARTAGENA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Colombia)
Best Short Film
www.festicinecartagena.org

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (Illinois, USA) Adult Jury First Place - Animated Short
Adult Jury First Place - Live Action Short
www.cicff.org

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Illinois, USA)
Golden Hugo for Best Short Film
www.chicagofilmfestival.com

CINANIMA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL (Portugal)
Grand Prize
www.cinanima.pt

CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Best Narrative Short
Best Animated Short
www.cinequest.org

CLERMONT-FERRAND INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (France)
International Competition Grand Prix
National Competition Grand Prix
www.clermont-filmfest.com

CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Ohio, USA)
Best Live Action Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
www.clevelandfilm.org
 
CORK FILM FESTIVAL (Ireland)
Grand Prix International Short
Grand Prix Irish Short
www.corkfilmfest.org

DAVID DI DONATELLO AWARD [ACCADEMIA DEL CINEMA ITALIANO] (Italy)
Best Short Film
www.daviddidonatello.it

DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (U.A.E.)
Best Film - Muhr Shorts
www.dubaifilmfest.com

EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
International Short Film Award
Animated Short Film Award
www.edmontonfilmfest.com

ENCOUNTERS SHORT FILM AND ANIMATION FESTIVAL (U.K.)
Brief Encounters Grand Prix
Animated Encounters Grand Prix
www.encounters-festiva 1.org.uk

FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
Best International Short Film
Yoram Gross Award for
Best International Animation
Best Australian Short Film
www.flickerfest.com.au

FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL (Florida, USA)
Best Narrative Short
Best Animated Short
www.floridafilmfestival.com

FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL (Ireland)
Best Irish Short Film
Best International Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
www.foylefilmfestival.org

GALWAY FILM FLEADH (Ireland)
James Horgan Award for the Best Animation
Tiernan McBride Award for Best Short Drama
www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD (Germany)
Live Action 1 min. - 7 min.
Live Action 7 min. - 30 min.
Animated Films 1 min. - 30 min.
www.deutscher-kurzfilmpreis.de

GIJON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Spain)
Premio Principado De Asturios Al Mejor Cortometraje (Best Short Film)
www.gijonfilmfestival.com

GO SHORT INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL NIJMEGEN (The Netherlands)
Best European Short Fiction Film
Best European Short Animation Film
Best Dutch Short Film
www.goshort.nl

GUADALAJARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Mexico)
Best lberoamerican Short Film
Best Mexican Animated Short Film
www.ficg.mx

GUANAJUATO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Mexico)
Best Short Animation
Best Short Fiction International
www.guanajuatofilmfestival.com

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA)
Golden Starfish Award for Best Short Film
www.hamptonsfilmfest.org

HEARTLAND FILM FESTIVAL (Indiana, USA)
Best Narrative Short
www.heartlandfilm.org/festival

HIROSHIMA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Japan)
Grand Prix
www.hiroanim.org

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Best Short Film Grand Prize
www.hollyshorts.com

HUESCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Spain)
International Short Film Contest - Danzante Award
Latin American Short Film Contest - Danzante Award
www.huesca-filmfestival.com

JERUSALEM FILM FESTIVAL (Israel)
Van Leer Award for Short Independent Film
www.jff.org.il
 
KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)
Golden Dragon for Best Short Film
Silver Dragon for Best Short Animated Film S
ilver Dragon for Best Short Fiction Film
www.kff.com.pl

LEEDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (U.K.)
Louis le Prince International Short Film Award World Animation Award
www.leedsfilm.com

LEIPZIG INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM (Germany)
Golden Dove - International Competition Animated Film
www.dok-leipzig.de

LEUVEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Belgium)
Jury Award Best European Short Film
Jury Award Best Flemish Short Film
www.kortfilmfestival.be

LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Switzerland)
Golden Leopard - Best Short Film, International Competition
Golden Leopard - Best Short Film, National Competition
www.pardo.ch

LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Festival Golden Reel Award
www.festival.vconline.org

LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Best Animated/Experimental Short Film
Best Narrative Short Film
www.lafilmfest.com

LA SHORTS FEST (California, USA) Best of Fest
Best Foreign Film Best Animation
www.lashortsfest.com

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
City of Melbourne Grand Prix for Best Short Film
Best Australian Short Film
www.miff.com.au

MONTREAL FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINEMA (Canada)
Best Short Film - International Competition
www.nouveaucinema.ca
 
MORELIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Mexico)
Best Animated Short Film
Best Short Fiction Film
www.moreliafilmfest.com

NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL (Tennessee, USA)
Best Animated Short
Best Live Action Short
www.nashvillefilmfestival.org

NEW ORLEANS FILM FESTIVAL (Louisiana, USA)
Best Animated Short
Best Narrative Short
www.neworleansfilmfestival.org

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA)
Best Animated Short
Best Live Action Short
www.gkids.com

NORDISK PANORAMA FILM FESTIVAL (Five Nordic Countries)
Best Nordic Short Film
www.nordiskpanorama.com

NORWEGIAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Norway)
Best Norwegian Short Film
www.kortfilmfestivalen.no

OBERHAUSEN INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Germany)
Grand Prize of the City of Oberhausen
www.kurzfilmtage.de

ODENSE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Denmark)
International Competition Grand Prix
National Competition Grand Prix Animation Competition Grand Prix
www.filmfestival.dk

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Canada)
Be lndependentShort
www.animationfestival.ca

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTFEST (California, USA)
Best of the Festival Award
Best Animation Short
Best Live Action Short 15 minutes and under Best Live Action Short over 15 minutes
www.psfilmfest.org
 
THE PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Best Narrative Short
www.paff.org

RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (U.K.)
Short Film of the Festival
www.raindance.co.uk

REGARD - SAGUENAY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Canada)
International Grand Prize
National Grand Prize
www.festivalregard.com

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Rhode Island, USA)
Grand Prize, Short Film
Grand Prize, Animated Short Film
www.film-festival.org

RIO DE JANEIRO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Brazil)
Grand Prix - International Competition
Grand Prix - National Competition
www.curtacinema.com.br

RIVERRUN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (North Carolina, USA)
Best Animated Short Film
www.riverrunfilm.com

ST. KILDA FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
Best Short Film
www.stkildafilmfestival.com.au

ST. LOUIS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Missouri, USA)
Best of Fest
Best Live Action Short
Best Animated Short
www.cinemastlouis.org

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Golden Gate Award Narrative Short
Golden Gate Award Animated Short
www.sffs.org

SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (California, USA)
Bruce Corwin Award - Best Live Action Short Film
Bruce Corwin Award - Best Animation Short Film
www.sbfilmfestival.org
 
SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Washington, USA)
Best Short Live Action
Best Short Animation
www.seattlefilm.com

SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Japan)
Best of Festival Award - Grand Prix
www.shortshorts.org

SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (New Zealand)
Best Film
Best International Film
www.showmeshorts.co.nz

SIGGRAPH (USA)
Best in Show
www.siggraph.org

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Singapore)
Best Southeast Asian Short Film
www.sgiff.com

SITGES INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL OF CATALONIA (Spain)
Best in Competition Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
www.sitgesfilmfestival.com

SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Utah, USA)
Jury Award for Narrative Short
Jury Award for Animation Short
www.slamdance.com

SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST (Texas, USA)
Best Animated Short
Best Narrative Short
www.sxsw.com

STUTTGART FESTIVAL OF ANIMATED FILM (Germany)
Grand Prix International Competition
www.itfs.de

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Utah, USA)
Short Film Grand Jury Prize
Short Film Jury Award: US Fiction
Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Short Film Jury Award: Animation
www.sundance.org/festival
 
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL (Australia)
Dendy Award - Best Australian Short Film - Live Action Yoram Gross Animation Award
www.sff.org.au

TAMPERE FILM FESTIVAL (Finland)
International Competition Grand Prix
National Competition Main Prize less than 30 minutes
www.tamperefilmfestival.fi

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA)
Best Narrative Short
www.tribecafilm.com

UPPSALA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Sweden)
International Competition Grand Prix
National Competition Best Swedish Short
www.shortfilmfestival.com

URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL (New York, USA)
Best Narrative Short
www.urbanworld.com

VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Italy)
Orizzonti Award for Best Short Film
www.labiennale.org/en/cinema

VIS VIENNA INDEPENDENT SHORTS (Austria)
Vienna Short Film Award for Best International Fiction Film
Vienna Short Film Award for Best Animation Avantgarde Film
www.viennashorts.com

WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL (Poland)
Grand Prix for Best Short Film
Best Animated Short Film
Best Live Action Short Film
www.wff.pl

WINTERTHUR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Switzerland)
Grand Prize for the International Competition
Prize for the Best Swiss Film
www.kurzfilmtage.ch

PLEASE NOTE: QUALIFYING FESTIVALS AND AWARDS MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE