2021 Sonscreen
Film Festival

2021 Sonscreen
Film Festival

Sonscreen 2021 was entirely virtual, and held (over six weekends) in the gamified online world of Gather.Town. Click here to read our recap article, or scroll down to view the list of honorees and official festival selections.

Award Winners and Official Selections

Best in Festival

Knock Knock | Avery Kroll

Audience Choice Award

Knock Knock | Avery Kroll


Jury Selection Award

To Skate on Particle Wheels | Finnian Boyson, Bryant Oei, & Joe Crews

Official Selections – Dramatic Short

The Next Day | Josette DeTour – Best in Category

Melodia | Nicole Sabot and Evelin Velinova – Honorable Mention



The Name I Know The Least

Official Selections – Documentary Short

Leeroy Reforged | Dakota Futcher – Best Documentary Short

Nature’s Voice

Official Selections – Comedy Short

The Medic

Official Selections – Animated Short

Knock Knock | Avery Kroll – Best in Category

Araceli | Jennifer Castellon – Honorable Mention


Camping Trip


Official Selections – Art/Experimental Short

To Skate on Particle Wheels | Finnian Boyson, Bryant Oei, & Joe Crews – Best Art/Experimental

A Winter Elegy | Nicole Sabot – Honorable Mention

Find the Beauty

Official Selections – High School Short

I’ll Tell My Sister | Casey Correia – Honorable Mention

Bach Cello Suite No. 6 Movt. 1

Professional Showcase

God’s Enduring Song of Love | Mark Paden


Note – due to special circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a resulting lower volume of submissions, fewer awards were presented this year. The final decision as to which films received awards was left up to the jury.