Award Winners 2021

Winners for each category of the 1st Annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival.

BEST FEATURE DRAMA: 
“My Dead Dad” – Directed by Fabio Frey

BEST SHORT DRAMA: 
“Krieg” – Directed by Jeff Fry

BEST FEATURE COMEDY: 
“Emily or Oscar” – Directed by Chris Allport

BEST SHORT COMEDY: 
“Ms. Rossi” – Directed by Pat Battistini

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: 
“The Price of Legacy: Wrestling with a Dynasty” – Directed by Sergio Valenzuela

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT: 
“Latinx Photography Project” – Directed by Alejandro Palacios

BEST MICRO SHORT: 
“Family” – Directed by David L. Bradburn

BEST ACTOR: 
Connor Keene – For “A Mission” Directed by Skyler James Sandak

BEST ACTRESS: 
Addison Riecke – For “Maddie” Directed by Zane Rubin

BEST ANIMATION:  
“The Soloists” – Directed by Mehrnaz Abdollahinia, Feben Woldehawariat, Razahk Issaka, Celeste Jamnek, and Yi Liu

BEST FOREIGN FEATURE: 
“The Monsters Without” – Directed by Randal Kamradt

BEST FOREIGN SHORT: 
“Basurero” – Directed by Eileen Cabiling

BEST MUSIC VIDEO: 
“MeTube August Sings ‘Una Furtiva Lagrima’” – Directed by Daniel Moshel

BEST VIRTUAL FEATURE: 
“Making an Exoneree” – Directed by Robert and Cynthia Dorfman

BEST VIRTUAL SHORT: 
“Beneath the Surface” – Directed by Gianna Cullen