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Short Film Competition

Announcing the 2021 Award-winners!

One of the featured programs of our fall festival is the annual Short Film Competition. This audience favourite is an exciting program that presents a selection of short films submitted by regional, national and international filmmakers. This is a juried event and the official selections were publicly screened at Sunset Barrie Drive-In as part of the 24th Barrie Film Festival’s annual Short Film Program Showcase September 25, 2021. Here’s the list of films that won awards.

 

SIMCOE AUDIO PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD:

MEMORY MAKERS – Directed by Mark Pagliaroli


HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY:

FIRST PLACE – THE LAST AUDITION
Directed by Kamen Staykov
Produced by Richard Davis (BC, Canada)

SECOND PLACE – BAGGAGE
Written and Directed by Kasra Azad
Produced by Richard Davis (BC, Canada)

THIRD PLACE – LONELY WOODS
Directed by Alex Coleman (BC, Canada)


SIMCOE COUNTY CATEGORY:

FIRST PLACE – MEMORY MAKERS
Directed by Mark Pagliaroli

SECOND PLACE – NICE GUYS COPY LAST
Directed by Grady MacTavish
Written by Samantha Loney

THIRD PLACE – ODE TO CLAIRE
Directed by Faith Howe


OPEN CATEGORY:

FIRST PLACE – PACHA KUTI: THE GOLDEN PATH
Directed by Reed Rickert (Peru)

SECOND PLACE – #nofilter
Directed by Dimitri Cournéde (QC, Canada)

THIRD PLACE – WATANI: MY LAND
Directed by Joan Paüls Vergés (Spain)


 

Congratulations to all the filmmakers!

 

CLICK HERE to see the full list of official 2021 Selections in the Showcase