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The 2021 Nominees
Best Motion Picture
Live-action or animated feature-length movies.
• Luca (Directed by Enrico Casarosa; June 18)
• My Little Pony: A New Generation (Directed by Robert Cullen and Jose Ucha; September 24)
• Raya and the Last Dragon (Directed by Don Hall, Carlos Lopez Estrada, Paul Briggs and John Ripa; March 5)
• Sing 2 (Directed by Garth Jennings; December 22)
• Wish Dragon (Directed by Chris Appelhans; January 15)
Best Dramatic Short Work
One-shots, advertisements or short videos.
• Fossils (Directed by Piti Yindee; June 3)
• Fuelled (Directed by Michelle Hao and Fawn Chan; December 1)
• Katrina the Fuzzy Princess (Directed by Charles Brubaker; September 9)
• Nobody Does It Better, Musical interlude by Princess Katre (Video production by Frank Berhring, artwork and concept by K. Garrison; from the comic strip Carry On. December 26)
• The Mandrake (Directed by Quincy Baltes; August 8)
Best Dramatic Series
TV or YouTube series videos.
• Beastars, Season 2 (Directed by Shinichi Matsumi; January 7 to March 25)
• Centaurworld (Created by Megan Nicole Dong; July 30 to December 7)
• Chikn Nuggit (by Chikn Nuggit; videos January 1 to December 31)
• Helluva Boss (Created by Vivienne Medrano; Season 1 episode 3 to episode 6) Mature Audiences.
• Odd Taxi (Directed by Mugi Kinoshita; episode 1 to 13, April 6 to June 29)
Written works of 40,000 words or more. Serialized novels qualify only for the year that the final chapter is published.
• Interesting Times, by George Cole and N.C. Shapero. (Jarlidium Press; March)
• Starwhal in Flight (The Entangled Universe, Book 3), by Mary E. Lowd. (Aethon Books; February)
• The Bee's Waltz: A Labyrinth of Souls Novel, by Mary E. Lowd. (Shadow Spinners Press; November)
• The Captain's Oath, by Rick Griffin. (Self; February 20)
• The Entropy Fountain (The Entangled Universe, Book 2), by Mary E. Lowd. (Aethon Books; January)
Best Short Fiction
Stories less than 40,000 words, poetry, and other short Written works.
• Crystal Fusion, by Mary E. Lowd. (In The Voice of Dog; August 16 & 20)
• Dance of Wood and Grace, by Marie Croke. (In Zooscape; issue 10)
• The Arsenal of Obsolescence, by Mary E. Lowd. (In The Voice of Dog; June 7 & 10)
• Too Cuddly, by Mary E. Lowd. (In Daily Science Fiction; May 18)
• Where Have All The Mousies Gone, by Mary E. Lowd. (In Daily Science Fiction; December 14)
Best Other Literary Work
Story collections, comic collections, graphic novels, non-fiction works, and serialized online stories.
• Awoo!: Volume 1, by AC Stuart. (Fenris Publishing, comic strip collection; November)
• Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory, by Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer, illustrated by Benjamin Dewey, lettering by Nate Piekos. (Dark Horse, trade paperback collection; November 16)
• Difursity Vol. 2, edited by Weasel. (Thurston Howl Publications, short story/article collection; October)
• Sam Digger: Beaver Detective, by Ian Madison Keller. (Rainbow Dog Press, anthology; March 18)
• Shark Week: An Ocean Anthology, edited by Ian Madison Keller (Rainbow Dog Press, anthology; June 30)
• Furry Fiction Is Everywhere: A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Anthropomorphic Characters, by Ian Madison Keller & Mary E. Lowd. (Rainbow Dog Books, writing guide; September 10)
• How Furries Are Making Virtual Reality Worth Visiting, by Matt Baume. (Input, article; July 27)
• The otter who became an accidental VTuber star, by Patricia Hernandez (Polygon, article; February 18)
• The Zoo Files, by Toad McKinley. (Youtube, video; January 12)
• This furry scientist won't let Twitter's COVID pessimists kill her vibe, by Chris Stokel-Walker. (Input, article; June 2)
Best Graphic Story
Includes comic books, and serialized online stories.
• 24/7, by Hladilnik. (Twitter; October 31)
• Blades of Furry, by Deya Muniz and Emily Erdos. (Webtoons; Episode 5 to 45)
• Found Retake, by Toddlergirl (Fur Affinity, January 2 to December 28)
• Isla Aukate, by Foxena (January 1 to December 31)
• Shine, by Babystar (Fur Affinity, January 1 to December 24) adult material
Best Comic Strip
Newspaper-style strips, including those with ongoing arcs.
• Carry On, by Kathy Garrison Kellogg (Internet, January 1 to December 31)
• Foxes in Love, by @foxes_in_love. (Twitter; January 2 to December 22)
• Freefall, by Mark Stanley (Internet, January 1 to December 31)
• Friends You Are Stuck With, by Gabe Bold (Internet, January 8 to December 25)
• The Whiteboard, by Doc N. (Internet, January 4 to December 24)
Edited collections of creative and/or informational works by various people, professional or amateur, published in print or online in written, pictorial or audio-visual form.
• #ohmurr!, edited by Izzy Torres, AKA Weasel. (Internet; Issues (7) from Spring to Winter 2021) Mature Audiences.
• Dogpatch Press, news/opinion blog run by Patch O'Furr. (Internet; January 21 to December 22)
• Flayrah, edited by GreenReaper, Sonious, and Dronon (Internet; January 2 to December 31)
• InFurNation, edited by Rod O'Riley. (Internet; January 2 to December 30)
• Zooscape, edited by Mary E. Lowd (Internet; Issue 10 to 13)
Best Published Illustration
Illustrations for books, magazines, convention program books, cover art for such, coffee-table portfolios.
• Caraid, Beginnings, (Furaffinity, March 6)
• Caraid, Ruxa, Patient Professor, (Magic the Gathering - Strixhaven: School of Mages Commander set, Artstation, April 7)
• Katherine Garrison, A World Of Our Own (Crosstime Cafe, November 30)
• Lofi, Oh, Well, (Furaffinity, February 16)
• Nomax, Brothers, (Twitter, January 22)
Computer or console games, role-playing games, board games.
• Death's Door (Developer: Acid Nerve, Publisher: Devolver Digital; July 20)
• Deltarune: Chapter 2 (Developer/Publisher: Toby Fox; September 17)
• Doodle Champion Island Games (Developer/Publisher: Google; July 23)
• F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch (Developer: TiGames, Publisher: Bilibili; September 7)
• Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Developer/Publisher: Insomniac Games; June 11)
Online collections of art, stories, and other creative and/or informational works. Includes galleries, story archives, directories, blogs, and personal sites.
• e621, Furry art
• Fur Affinity, Furry art and stories
• Fuzznet Music, World's biggest furry-centered professional music distribution collective.
• Wikifur, Furry wiki
• Zootopia News Network, All things Zootopia.
Anthropomorphic Costume (Fursuit)
• Armored Lizardman, Maker: Treasure Court, Owner: xinghejieZLS, Displayed on Twitter January 27.
• Bash the Piñata, Maker: Kemonokapi, Owner: @TransformARTive/@BashThePinata, Displayed on Twitter January 20.
• Fifel, Makers: feathersOkapi and ZettaNova, Owner: GlacierClear, Displayed on Twitter August 14.
• Rocket Raccoon (Endgame Version), Maker/Owner/Wearer: Akela Taka, Displayed on Twitter January 31.