Nordic Award Winners 2021

(A film may have won further awards. See our archive below.  Industry decision makers with a login can watch the films  in our streaming platform )

Denmark

A TREATISE OF THE HUMAN ANIMAL N°38: HEARTACHE by Jacob Møller
Mid-Length Award at Flatpack Festival in UK

A Writer Named Tove (Tove i stykker) by Sami Saif & Peter Lopes Andersson
Best Short Film (Documentary) at Robertprisen in Denmark

Dark Blossom (Klub Kranium) by Frigge Fri
POLITIKEN DANISH:DOX AWARD at at CPH:DOX in Denmark

Flee (Flugt) by Jonas Poher Rasmussen
Grand Jury Prize – World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance Film Festival in USA
Dragon Award Best Nordic Documentary at Göteborg Film Festival in Sweden
Second Runner Up People’s Choice Award: Documentaries at  Toronto International Film Festival in Canada
City of Malmö’s Audience Award at Nordisk Panorama 2021
Nordic Council Film Prize by the Nordic Council
Best Documentary at The Gotham Awards in USA
European University Film Award &  European Animated Feature Film &  European Documentary at the European Film Awards

He’s My Brother by Cille Hannibal & Christine Hanber
Special Mention NORDIC:DOX AWARD at CPH:DOX in Denmark

In The Blink Of An Eye (Uden At Blinke) by Katrine Brocks
Best Short Film (Fiction) at Robertprisen in Denmark

Our Memory Belongs to Us by Rami Farah & co-director Signe Byrge Sørensen
Special Mention DOX:AWARD at CPH:DOX in Denmark

President by Camilla Nielsson
World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Vérité Filmmaking at Sundance Film Festival in USA

SHERGAR by Cora McKenna
Best Nordic Animation at Minimalen in Norway

Skál by Cecilie Debell & Maria Tórgarð
New Nordic Voice at Nordisk Panorama 2021

The Hangman at Home by Michelle and Uri Kranot
Best short film at Krakow Film Festival in Poland

The Letter Room by Elvira Lind
Nominated for Best Live-Action Short Film at Academy Awards in USA

The Mole: Undercover in North Korea (Muldvarpen – Undercover i Nordkorea) by Mads Brügger
Best Documentary at Robertprisen in Denmark

Turned (Natsværmer) by Anders Walter
Youth Award and Audience Award at Odense Film Festival in Denmark

Finland

All Tender Things by Tatu Pohjavirta
Prize of the Youth Jury at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

EATNAMEAMET –  Our Silent Struggle by Suvi West
The Church Media Foundation Prize at Tampere Film Festival in Finland
Audience Award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Ellipsis by Marjo Levlin
Risto Jarva Award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Halpoja Tahrojam by Marlena Martikainen
Student Award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Hiljaisuus by Saara Hakkarainen
Special Prize in the National Competion Under 30 minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

How to Kill a Cloud (Pilvet) by Tuija Halttunen
Testimonies Award at Ji.Hlava IDFF in Czech Republic

A People’s Radio – Ballads From a Wooded Country (Kansanradio – Runonlaulajien Maa) by Virpi Suutari
Tampere Nominee for European Audience Award at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Lost Boys by Joonas Neuvonen & Sadri Cetinkaya
Main Prize in the National Competion over 30 minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Päätös N:O 30001 by Samuel Häkkinen & Henna Välkky
Special Mention – Prize of the Youth Jury at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

School of Hope by Mohamed El Aboudi
Special Prize in the National Competion over 30 minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

The Fantastic by Maija Blåfield
Best Nordic Short Film at Minimalen in Norway

Where to Land by Sawandi Groskind
Main Prize in the National Competion Under 30 minutes at Tampere Film Festival in Finland

Iceland

A Song Called Hate by Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdottir
Oslo Grand Prix at Oslo Pix in Norway

Yes-People (Já-Fólkið )by Gísli Darri Halldórsson
Nominated for Best Animated Short Film at Academy Awards in USA

Norway

Do Not Split by Anders Hammer
Nominated for Best Short Documentary Subject at Academy Awards in USA

HVORFOR ER DU SVART? by Julie Skaufel
Gnist-Award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Mamma by Aslak Danbolt
Terje Vigen Award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Om litt by Sylvia LeFanu
Film Critic’s Award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Play Schengen by Gunhild Enger
Honorable Mention Gullstolen for Best Norwegian Short Film at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

SOFIA, EN SOMMER by Eivind Landsvik
Film Critic’s Award at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Stories from the Shower (Fortellinger fra dusjen) by Teresia Fant
Young Nordic – Children’s Choice Award at Nordisk Panorama 2021

The Affected (De berørte) by Rikke Gregersen
Best Nordic Fiction at Minimalen in Norway

Young & Afraid (Nattebarn) by Sverre Kvamme & Petter Aaberg
Special Mention – New Nordic Voice at Nordisk Panorama 2021

What is A Woman? (Hva er en kvinne?) by Marin Håskjold
Best Norwegian Short Film at Minimalen in Norway

The Wonders Beneath the Sea by Ellen Ugelstad
Gullstolen for Best Norwegian Short Film at The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Norway

Sweden

A Legacy of Horses by Jessica Karlsson and Annika Karlsson
Best Short Film at Guldbaggen in Sweden

A Long Protracted Scene of an Accident (En Lång Utdragen Olyckshändelse) by Lars Henrik Andersson & Lisa Rydberg
Best Swedish Short Film at Uppsala Film Festival in Sweden

Aboli’s Journey (Abolis resa) by Yasaman Sharifmanesh
Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama 2021

Alvaret by Maria Eriksson-Hecht
Audience Award at Uppsala Film Festival in Sweden

Children of the Enemy by Gorki Glaser-Müller
FIPRESCI Award – Best Documentary at the Krakow Film Festival in Poland

Earth: Muted by Mikael Kristersson & Åsa Ekman & Oscar Hedin
Best Film at SEFF – Smaragdni Eco Film Festival in Croatia
Best Feature Film at Life After Oil Film Festival in Italy
Second Prize at Green Montenegro (Eco Section) International Film Fest in Montenegro
Grand Prix at Matsalu Nature Film Festival in Estonia
Best Documentary at Matera Film Festival in italy
Best Feature Film (Far Off Worlds Section) Cinema Ambiente Avezzno IFF in Italy

EPA by Jakob Arevärn & Fredrik Oskarsson
The Tromsø Palm at The Tromsø International film Festival in Norway

I am Greta by Nathan Grossman
Best Documentary at Guldbaggen in Sweden

Fly So Far (Nuestra libertad) by Celina Escher
Special Mention – New Nordic Voice at Nordisk Panorama 2021

Julia & I by Nina Hobert
NORDIC:DOX AWARD at CPH:DOX in Denmark

Madam You Made My Day by Monne Lindström
Special Mention Uppsala Early Bird at Uppsala Film Festival in Sweden

Memories (Minnen) by Kristin Johannessen
HAMBURG SHORT FILM CANDIDATE FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS

Nights and Days in July (Nätter och dagar i juli) by Jana Bringlöv Ekspong
Special Mention (Best Nordic Short Film category) at Nordisk Panorama 2021

PUSH by Fredrik Gertten
Signis Special Prize at Prix Italia in Italy

Shower Boys by Christian Zetterberg
The Golden Squirrel at Cinemira in Hungary

Sabaya by Hogir Hirori
Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary at Sundance Film Festival in USA
Jury Prize in the Documentary Competition at the Hong Kong Film Festival
Best Documentary at Stockholm Film Festival in Sweden

Stay Sane by Amanda Gylling
The World’s Shortest Short Film Award at Stockholm Film Festival in Sweden

Swimmer (Badaren) by Jonatan Etzler
The Fernand Raynaud Award for Best Comedy at International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand in France

The Night Train by Jerry Carlsson
Best Nordic Short Film at Nordisk Panorama 2021
Best Short Film at Festival Internacional de Cine LGBTI+ in Spain

The Expected by Carolina Sandvik
Startsladden (Best Short Film Award) at Göteborg Film Festival in Sweden


Previous Years

Nordic Award Winners 2020

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Nordic Award Winners 2018

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Nordic Award Winners 2016

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