Short Film Awards 2020

The Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal is proud to announce the short film winners of its 49th edition:


The Compétition internationale - short films jury was composed of Odile JOANNETTE, Deragh CAMPBELL and Carmine PIERRE-DUFOUR.

Loup argenté presented by TFO

Best short film of the competition ($5,000 cash) presented by TFO

SPECIAL MENTION OF THE JURY : Red Aninsri; or, Tiptoeing on The Still Trembling Berlin wall - Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke
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WINNER : Filipiñana - Rafael Manuel
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The Compétition nationale – short films jury was composed of Mathieu JANSSEN, Sarah SCHLÜSSEL and Mathilde DELAUNAY.  

SPECIAL MENTION : Benjamin, Benny, Ben - Paul Shkordoff (Watch online)

Grand Prix presented by CineGround

Best short film of the competition ($7,500 in post-production services awarded by CINEGROUND).

WINNER : Écume - Omar Elhamy
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Prix du public presented by SLA Location

Best short film of the competition ($5,000 in film equipment rental awarded by SLA LOCATION).

WINNER : Comme une comète - Ariane Louis-Seize
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The AQCC jury Les nouveaux alchimistes – short films was composed of Justine SMITH, Julie VAILLANCOURT and Claire VALADE. 

Prix de la meilleure animation presented by TVPAINT

Best animated short film of the competition awarded by TVPAINT (A professional license worth $1,900) 

WINNER : Serial Parallels - Max Hattler
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Prix Dada National presented by Main Film and AQCC

Best short film of the competition ($5,000 in creative residency at MAIN FILM and $500 cash awarded by AQCC)

WINNER : Barcelona Burning - Theodore Ushev
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Prix Dada International

Best short film of the competition
 ($1,000 cash awarded by FNC).

WINNER: How to disappear - Total Refusal
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The short films jury of Rencontres pancanadiennes du cinéma étudiant was composed of Sophie DUPUIS, Jean-Christophe J. LAMONTAGNE and Carlos David VELANDIA VARGAS

Grand Prix presented by Netflix 

Best student short film (2 000$ grant awarded by NETFLIX and a research and creation residency in collaboration with the invited international school.)

WINNER : Danica’s Mom - Kennedy Kao (University of Toronto)
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