2021 is once again marked by the Corona pandemic. Despite the shift of the festival into virtual space, the Award Ceremony will take place on Tuesday May 11thin a live online event. The winners of the five ethnocineca competitions will be announced and the prices will be handed over in the presence of the nominated filmmakers and the jury members. The categories International Documentary Award (IDA), Austrian Documentary Award (ADA), Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award (EVA), International Shorts Award (ISA) and the ethnocineca Student Shorts Award (ESSA) underline the excellence of these outstanding productions. In addition to the feature film awards ADA, EVA and IDA, the two short film awards, usually audience awards, are now also decided by a jury.