WINNERS 2021
  1. Best New Filmmaker: Before By Julia Monahan

  2. Best Student Filmmaker: Breakfast at the Sunset Saloon By Joey Coalter

  3. Best Music Video: My Way By Bruno Levinson and Leonardo Fiorito

  4. Best Experimental Short: Ophelia By Hadi Moussally

  5. Best Comedy Short Film: Manasanamaha By Deepak reddy

  6. Best Suspense/Thriller Short Film: The Keeper By Bob Celli

  7. CIFF Art Award: Instituto de Folklor Mexicano. Gloria Garza-Wells

  8. Best Young Filmmaker: A Short Film By Angel Delgado

  9. Best Horror Short Film: Receiver By Cavan Campbell

  10. Best Screenplay: Black Star Rising By Doug Williams

  11. Best International Short Film: Monstrus Circus By Jordan Inconstant

  12. Best Animation Film: GON, THE LITTLE FOX By Takeshi Yashiro

  13. Best Woman Filmmaker: The Girl Who Wore Freedom By Christian Taylor

  14. Best Short Film: The Loyalist By Robert Sansivero

  15. Best Documentary Short Film: Roots of Lacrosse By Shelby Tsioweri:iohsta Adams

  16. Dr. A. J. Chandler Award: Salina Iman

  17. Best Drama Short Film: Reappear By Tommy Clarke

  18. Jury's Choice Award: Take Out Girl By Hisonni Mustafa

  19. Best Music Score: A Castle in Umbria, Music By Edna Alejandra Longoria

  20. People's Choice Award: Scout 10-5 By David Van Wie

  21. Best Arizona Film: The Unhealer By J. Shawn Harris, Cristi Harris

  22. Best Cinematography: Highline By Chris Smead

  23. Best Actor: Elijah Nelson For The Unhealer

  24. Best Actress: Sara Amini For Kick

  25. Best Director:  Keyvan Sheikhalishahi For Divertimento

  26. Best US Narrative Feature: DONNA Stronger Than Pretty By Jaret Martino

  27. Best International Narrative Feature: Marrying Myself By Moshe Edery

  28. Best Documentary Feature: Kiss the Ground By Josh Tickell, Rebecca Tickell

  29. Best Late Night Feature: Danni and The Vampire By Caron Clancey

  30. Best Feature Film: Angie: Lost Girls By Julia Verdin