2021 Charlotte Film Festival
Award Winners

Jury Awards

Narrative Short

  • Best Narrative Short: Zhen Zhen

    • Honorable Mentions:

      • Narrative Short: Wild Cat & Training Wheels

      • Production Design & Soundtrack: Wild Cat

      • Cinematography: Death of My Father

      • Acting Ensemble: Red Bean Soup

Documentary Short

  • Best Documentary Short: Águilas/Eagles

    • Honorable Mentions:

      • Documentary Short: Almost Normal - Through The Eyes of Autism

      • Cinematography: James Surls: This Place, Everywhere

Narrative Feature

  • Best Narrative Feature: My Fiona

    • Honorable Mention:

      • Narrative Feature: Kendra and Beth

Documentary Feature

  • Best Documentary Feature: From Earth to Sky

    • Honorable Mention:

      • Documentary Feature: One Pint at a Time

Social Justice Film

  • Best Social Justice Film: Beyond the Model

    • Honorable Mentions:

      • Social Justice Film: The Boy Who the Bullet Followed

      • Cinematography: Godspeed and Frozen Out

      • Sound Design: Godpseed

      • Performance: The Girl Sitting Here

Student Short

  • Best Student Short: Mum’s Sweater

    • Honorable Mention:

      • Student Short: There You Are


Audience Awards 

  • Narrative Feature: Clara Sola

  • Documentary Feature: Scrum

  • Narrative Short: Little Package

  • Documentary Short: Almost Normal - Through The Eyes of Autism

  • Social Justice Film: Green House

  • Student Short: Heatwave