Awards for the international films at NIFF 2021:

Gautama Buddha Award for the Best Feature Film

Receivable: Trophy, Cash Prize of US$ 1500

IFFS Don Quixote Award for the Best Feature film
Includes a certificate

Bagmati Award for the Best Live Action Short Film

Receivable: Trophy, Cash Prize of US$ 500

A Jury Award to any short or feature film

Receivable: Trophy

Award for the Best film in the Pandemic Film Exhibit

Receivable: Trophy, Cash prize of US$ 500

Mt. Everest Award for the Best Documentary Film

Receivable: Trophy, Cash prize of US$ 1000

Manjushree Award for the Best Animated Short Film 

Receivable: Trophy, Cash prize of US$ 750

Awards for the national films at NIFF 2021:

National Award for Best Feature Film

Trophy, Cash Prize of NPR 100,000

National Award for the Best Short Film

Trophy, Cash Prize of NPR 50,000

Jury’s Choice Award in the national film (feature and short) segments

Trophy

Award for the Best Direction in a short film (trophy)

Award for the Best Direction in a feature film (trophy)

Award for the Best Screenplay in a feature film (trophy)

Award for the Best Cinematography in a feature film (trophy)

Award for the Best Actor in a leading role (male) (trophy)

Award for the Best Actor in a leading role (female) (trophy)

Award for the Best film in the Pandemic Film Exhibit

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