Sundance Film Festival Awards 2021 – List of winners – Deadline


The 2021 Sundance Film Festival awards rolled out at a very fast pace tonight, within an hour, with host Patton Oswalt keeping the jokes, or as he billed himself, “Discount Giamatti.”


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Siân Heder Coda, which we first told you had been picked up by Apple for an impressive $ 25 million, won the American Grand Jury Prize, the American Dramatic Audience Award, and a Special Ensemble Cast Jury Prize, as well as Heder for Best Director in the American Drama section. The film follows Ruby, the only hearing person in her deaf family, who is divided to stay with them as their fishing business is threatened.

Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson’s Summer of the soul won the Grand Jury Prize and the Documentary Audience Prize.

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Blerta by Basholli Hive, about a woman fighting against a patriarchal society, whose husband is missing in Kosovo, also won three awards for the World Cinema Audience Dramatic, the Grand Jury Prize and the Best Director in her section.

To run away, acquired by NEON, wins the Grand Jury Prize of the World Cinema Documentary.

Early in the night, Akinola Davies, Jr. Lizard won the Grand Jury Prize in the Shorts category. The film follows Juwon, an 8-year-old girl who can sense danger, is kicked out of Sunday school service. She unwittingly witnesses the belly in and around a mega-church in Lagos.

“I have a busy evening, I will host the Slamdance Festival later on the WIFI they will steal from you”, joked the Young adult actor at the top of the show.

And making an aside, Oswalt joked, “So they don’t let anyone in the hotel because Steve Buscemi stole all the towels.”

Alison Brie, Shira Haas, Diego Luna and Cynthia Erivo were on hand to present virtually.

This year’s jurors during the shortened festival, which started on Thursday January 28 and continues today, were Zeynep Atakan, Raúl Castillo, Ashley Clark, Julie Dash, Tacita Dean, Cynthia Erivo, Isaac Julien, Inge de Leeuw , Kim Longinotto, Laura Mulleavy, Kate Mulleavy, Joshua Oppenheimer, Mohamed Ouma Saïd, Jean Tsien, Daniela Vega, Lana Wilson and Hanya Yanagihara.

Last year, Lee Isaac Chung’s threats who is in the discussion about this year’s awards from A24, won both the American Jury Grand Prix and the Audience Award in American Drama. Netflix Camp Crip won the US Doc Audience Award category, while the acquisition of AppleTV Boys state won the Grand Jury Documentary Award.

By the end of this evening, 31 prizes will have been awarded by the festival:

American Grand Jury Prize – Dramatic
Coda, dir. Siân Heder

Grand Prize of the American Jury – Documentary
Summer of the soul, dir. Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson

Best Director Award – American Drama
Coda, Earth. Siân Heder

Waldo Salt Award for Screenwriting: American Drama
On the count of three, Ari Katcher and Ryan Welch

Director’s Award: American Documentary
Natalia Almada, Users

Editing price: American documentary
The Jonathan Oppenheim Editorial Award goes to Kristina Motwani and Rebecca Adorno for Homeroom

Special American Dramatic Jury Awards
Ensemble Cast – the cast of Coda
Best Actor – Clifton Collins, Jr. for Jockey

Special Jury Prize for American Documentary
The Special Jury Prize for Emerging Filmmaker goes to Parker Hill and Isabel Bethencourt for Cusp
For non-fictional experimentation – All the light, everywhere, dir. Theo Anthony,

American Audience Award
Documentary – The summer of the soul, dir. Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson
Spectacular – Coda, Earth. Siân Heder

World Cinema Audience Award
Documentary – Write with fire, yours.
Spectacular – Hive, yours. Blerta Basholli

Yllka Gashi appears in Hive by Blerta Basholli.

Dramatic World Cinema
Grand Prize of the World Cinema Jury: Hive, yours Blerta Basholli,
The Acting Jury Prize is awarded to Jesmark Scicluna in Luzzu.
Special Jury Prize for Creative Vision: One for the road, yours. Baz Poonpiriya
Achievement price: Hive, yours Blerta Basholli.

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Documentary on world cinema
World Cinema Jury Prize – To run away, Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Achievement price: Hogir Hirori for Sabaya
Special Jury Prize Impact for Change – Write with fire, yours. Rintu thomas
Special Jury Prize in Verite Cinematographic Production –President, dir. Camilla Nielsson


Public Prize – My beauty, my beauty, dir. Marion hill

Innovator Award – Cryptozoo, dir. Dash Shaw

Short film

– Grand prize of the short film jury – Lizard, yours. Akinola Davies, Jr.

– Short Film Jury Prize – American Fiction – The touch of the hands of the master, dir. Gregory Barnes

– Special price for short film, Flexibility, Deanna Gibson

– Special Short Film Jury Prize – Screenplay, The criminals, dir. Serhat karasslan

– Special jury prize for short films, animation – Remember Remember, yours. Bastien Dubois

– Jury Prize for Documentaries Short – Don’t go tell your mom, dir. Topaz Jones and Rubberband

– Short film jury prize – International fiction – Bambirak, yours. Zamarin Wahdat

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Award
Son of a monarch, dir. Alexis Gambis

Sundance Institute / Adobe Mentorship Award for Publishing
–Fiction, Terilyn Shropshire
–Nonfiction, Juli Vizza

Amazon Studios Producers’ awards for non-fiction:
Philly DA, dir. Nicole salazar

Sundance Institute NHK Award
Maternity, dir. Meryam joobeur

Gayle Stevens Volunteer Award
Rebecca stover

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