Welcome to the archive page of the first edition of the LJMU MA Short Film Festival. The festival showcased an international collection of student short films. Click on the banners to enter the Fiction, Animation or Documentary strand. Click here for more information on the 2021 jury and audience award.

Welcome message for the 1st edition
2021 Fiction Trailer
2021 Animation Trailer
2021 Documentary Trailer

Paper Bird Awards

Award winners of the 1st edition are

FictionEnd of the WorldKarol Ulman
AnimationBlue MondayKatarzyna Orłowska
DocumentaryRain PotGordon Moore
AudienceLost Ore AbdurrahimPınar Yıldırım Karaman
Award winners
Award Ceremony Highlights


StrandHostDate and Time
DocumentaryKatherine Morrison17 April, 12:00 (GMT+1, UK time)
AnimationJess Auger18 April, 12:00 (GMT+1, UK time)
FictionConnor Norcott19 April, 12:00 (GMT+1, UK time)
Note that you need to have a Zoom account and know your password in order to attend the Q&As.

Q&A recordings:

Documentary Q&A
Animation Q&A
Fiction Q&A

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