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Monkey Business (Netherlands)

Directed by Everon Jackson Hooi 

Thanks to all the filmmakers, attendees, volunteers, sponsors, and jury. 

BEST FEST

Monkey Business (Netherlands) 

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL

Things I Never Told My Father (United Kingdom)

 

BEST DRAMA

Leylak (USA) 

 

BEST COMEDY

Toshie The Nihilist (Japan)

 

BEST ANIMATION

Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat (United Kingdom)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

Sitting Tall: The Patrick Anderson Story (Canada)

BEST EXPERIMENTAL

New York Minute (USA)

BEST SCI-FI 

Porter (USA)

BEST HORROR

Visitors (Japan)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Sound of Silence (USA)

Celebrating 10 years New York Shorts International Film Festival featured 7 days IN-PERSON of exceptional international and USA cinema.  Over 300 films will be part of our 2021 Official Selection, making New York Shorts the largest short film festival in America on the East Coast. The festival has established a tradition of discovering filmmakers who have gone on to receive industry accolades.

New York Shorts is committed to bring the theatrical experience back to New York City. The festival has established a reputation amplifying underrepresented voices in short-form cinema from around the globe.

New York Shorts International Film Festival is a qualifying film festival

for the Canadian Screen Awards, presented by The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

 

Canadian Screen Awards 2022 eligible festivals, rules & regulations  > HERE 

New York Shorts International Film Festival is the largest short film festival on the East Coast.

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Final Draft, the industry standard in screenwriting is an official sponsor of the 2021 New York Shorts International Film Festival. Five award-winning filmmakers will receive Final Draft screenwriting software.