The Short Films and Cinéfondation Jury comprised of Sameh Alaa, Kaouther Ben Hania, Carlos Muguiro, Tuva Novotny, Nicolas Pariser and Alice Winocour, has awarded the 2021 Cinéfondation Prizes during a ceremony held in the Buñuel Theatre, followed by the screening of the winning films.
The Cinéfondation Selection consisted of 17 student films, chosen out of 1 835 entries coming from 490 film schools around the world.
L’ENFANT SALAMANDRE (The Salamander Child)
Directed by Théo Degen
Directed by Yoon Daewoen
Korea National University of Arts, South Korea
Joint Third Prize
PRIN ORAS CIRCULA SCURTE POVESTI DE DRAGOSTE (Love Stories on the Move)
Directed by Carina-Gabriela Dașoveanu
UNATC “I. L. CARAGIALE”, Romania
Directed by Rodrigo Ribeyro
Academia Internacional de Cinema, Brazil
Awards: The Festival de Cannes allocates a €15,000 grant for the First Prize, €11,250 for the Second and €7,500 for the Third.