Winners #22nd edition – June 2021

Below is the #22nd Official Selection of the Paris Play Film Festival.

This edition shows 35 selected titles from 19 different countries.

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Best Feature

Covert StoryfeatureCanadaEmily CharlesWINNER

Best Drama short

THE SYSTEM IS YOUdramaGermanyMathias Max HerrmannWINNER

Best Feature Script

Worst Night EverFeature ScriptUSJoe BartoneWINNER
The Great HungerFeature ScriptUKPaul G. Andrews, Thomas Keneally, Meg Keneally, Roland JofféFINALIST
AntsFeature ScriptN/ASoroush HosseiniSEMI FINALIST
Kill ClassFeature ScriptNetherlandsRens KonigshofenQUARTER FINALIST
Playing GamesFeature ScriptUkraineLeo MorozQUARTER FINALIST

Best Short Script

MUNCHShort ScriptUKDarren Cullen, Sebastian WhiteWINNER
ResignedShort ScriptItalyKatherine Luna GateFINALIST
Inside the FrameShort ScriptUSFrancis DiClementeSEMI FINALIST

Best Documentary

In a Whole New WaydocumentaryUSJonathan FisherWINNER
The Unlost HomelanddocumentaryGreeceEftychia FragouFINALIST
The United States of Fashion Designer Elie TaharidocumentaryUSDavid SereroSEMI FINALIST
Defiance in the Kingdom of Fake NewsdocumentaryUSMathias MagnasonQUARTER FINALIST

Best Experimental

Katalinka 16experimentalHungaryAndrás Attila FarkasWINNER
Cinema VeriteexperimentalFranceGabriel OteroFINALIST

Best Animation

The GardenanimationUSDre KatzWINNER

Best Music Video

BODYMusic VideoSwitzerlandNefeli Chrysa AvgerisWINNER
Shango SK – SunshineMusic VideoUKChristopher GribbinFINALIST

Best LGBTQIA+

We All Lie My DarlingLGBTQIA+AustraliaPierre Nicolas PanasciWINNER
The Hijras we met : The 3rd GenderLGBTQIA+USkim jaeyoungFINALIST

Best Dance Film

Memory of the ForgottendanceSpainMarta Arjona, Maite Blasco, Raquel RodríguezWINNER
ERGO SUM.danceItalyFrancesco LONGOFINALIST

Best Score / Song

Panguru’s Themescore / songJapanSerina AramakiWINNER

Best Comedy

Dantzig LovecomedyNetherlandsPaul KantWINNER

Best Trailer

Too LatetrailerUSAWINNER

Best Commercial

AppetitecommercialUSRuth AntonWINNER

Best Student Short

Love of SilencestudentTaiwanTsai, Han-Yun, Chen, Zhi-LingWINNER

Best Thriller

UnnamedthrillerRussian FedValerii PetrovWINNER
The AwakeningthrillerUKAndrew AbbiwFINALIST
There’s No Hell Like HomethrillerAustraliaRussell SouthamSEMI FINALIST

Best Web Series

Cycle Trails 043 – Bohemian Paradise 2 (Casa Nuova, Trosky, Hrubá Skála and Valdštejn)webCzech RepublicMarek TichýWINNER

Best Poster

We All Lie My DarlingposterAustraliaPierre Nicolas PanasciWINNER
There’s No Hell Like HomeposterAustraliaRussell SouthamFINALIST

Best Still Photography

For old times sakestillBelgiumtiago mesquitaWINNER
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