interfilm 37 International Short Film Festival Berlin
16 - 21 November 2021

interfilm Awards 2021

International Competition

Berlin-Brandenburg Short Award - Best Film 6000,- €
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Best Live Action 3.000,- € (associated use of the non-commercial educational rights for the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) for the film by KFW)
Katholisches Filmwerk
The prize-winning film will qualify for consideration in the
Short Film Category of the Annual Academy Awards® without
the standard theatrical run, provided that the film otherwise
complies with the Academy rules.
Beste Animation
Best Animation 3.000,- €
SAE Institute
The prize-winning film will qualify for consideration in the
Short Film Category of the Annual Academy Awards® without
the standard theatrical run, provided that the film otherwise
complies with the Academy rules.
Best Cinematography Postproduktion worth 5.000,- €
D-Facto Motion
Best Sound Design Ableton Live 10 Suite worth 600,- €

Confrontations Competition

1. & 2. Preis 2.000,- € & 1.000,- €
Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Documentary Competition

Best documentary film 1.000,- €
fritz-kola

German Competition

1. Preis Postproduktion worth 5.000,- €
D-Facto Motion
2. Preis Equipment rental worth 2.500,- €
25p cine support
Audience Award 1000,- €
& Nomination to the touring program from the
European Short Film Audience Award
FBW-Sonderpreis zur Förderung des besonderen Kurzfilms / Kinderkurzfilms FBW - Deutsche Film- und Medienbewertung

Green Film Competition

Best environmental film 1.500,- €
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V.

Eject_XXIV - The Long Night Of Weird Shorts

Audience award for the weirdest & most wonderful film 1000,- €
Steuerbüro Frey

European Short Film Audience Award

10 partnerfestivals : Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium), (Clermont-Ferrand (France), Encounters (United Kingdom), Go Short (The Netherlands), Curtas Vila do Conde (Portugal), Interfilm Berlin (Germany), Alciné (Spain), Short Waves (Poland), Tampere (Finland), Wiz-Art (Ukraine))are happy to announce the launch of the European Short Film Audience Award.
After they won the favour of their national audience, the 10 short films are now on a quest to win the hearts of 511 millions Europeans !
A program of 10 short films that received the national audience award in one of the 10 partnerfestivals and will be submitted to the European publics vote.
The winner of the European Short Film Award will receive € 3500 offered by the Representation of the European Commission in Belgium.
The award will be launched in April 2021 during the 24th Brussels Short Film Festival.

Online Award

Online Award Eyes Wide Open 1.000,- €
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung e.V.