We’re not sure what possessed director Nicolas Deveaux to make a five-minute film about animated, acrobatic giraffes diving from the high board into a swimming pool, but we’re glad he did — because we’re grinning ear to ear watching them tuck and plunge.

5 mètres 80 won best in show at SIGGRAPH Asia for its sometimes delicate, sometimes goofy animation and choreography:

It’s actually the follow-up to Deveaux’s earlier film about an elephant on a trampoline, 7 tonnes 2:


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