Congratulations to this year’s Grand Jury Award winners at AFI FEST 2022! The Grand Jury Award winners for Live Action Short, Documentary Short and Animated Short will be eligible for the 2022 Best Live Action Short, Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Academy Awards®. The Jury was comprised of filmmaker Shaz Bennett, writer/director Johnson Cheng and film critic, journalist and filmmaker Tim Cogshell.
“AFI FEST is a proud symbol of the power of this art form to bring people together,” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO. “We are proud to create an experience that reminds us of the importance of being present and the joy of being alive.”