You've cast your votes ... and it's time to announce the audience choice award winners. Congratulations to:
Datsun (dir: Mark Albiston) – New Zealand's Best 2021 Audience Choice Award
Disconnected (dir: Maruia Jensen) – Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts Letterboxd Audience Choice Award
And the awards go to ...
Vista Group Award for Best Short Film: jointly awarded to When We Were Kids (dir: Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu) and Washday (dir. Kath Akuhata-Brown)
Auckland Live Spirit of The Civic Award: When We Were Kids (dir: Josephine Stewart-Te Whiu)
Creative New Zealand Emerging Talent Award: Tūī (dir: Awa Puna)