2021 MALIBU FILM FESTIVAL
AWARD WINNERS

AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS

AUDIENCE CHOICE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM

SKIP HER

Director: Sara Key

AUDIENCE CHOICE U.S. SHORT FILM

FLUSH LOU

Director: Madison Stewart Leonard

AUDIENCE CHOICE DOCUMENTARY

HIGH SURF WARNING

Directors: Paul Taublieb & Susan Cooper

AUDIENCE CHOICE FEATURE FILM

BLUE NIGHTS

Director: Julian Berger

JURY AWARDS

SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

WITHOUT A WHISPER - KONNÓN:KWE

Director: Katsitsionni Fox

BEST ANIMATED FILM

GON, The Little Fox

Director: Takeshi Yashiro

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

SAM'S DECISION

Cinematographer: Luke Leonard

VÉRITÉ FILMMAKING AWARD

THE SOUND OF JAPANESE CULTURE

Directors: Laura Innocenti, Giacomo Callistri

BEST DOCUMENTARY

KISS THE GROUND

Directors: Rebecca Tickell and Josh Tickell

BEST SHORT FILM

THE GODS OF SUMMER

Director: Cristiana Di Palma

BEST FEATURE FILM

BLUE NIGHTS

Director: Julian Berger​​