Directed by Jeremy Collins and Kelly Dillon, Belly Flop is the heart-warming story of Penny, a fearless young girl learning to dive, unperturbed by a talented diver who keeps stealing the spotlight.
Produced by Triggerfish, Africa’s leading animation company, producers of two of South Africa’s five most successful films of all time, Adventures in Zambezia and Khumba, and animators of the multi-award-winning BBC Christmas specials Stick Man, The Highway Rat and the Oscar-nominated Revolting Rhymes, in collaboration with Magic Light.
:: Best Animation, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2018
:: Gryphon Award 6+, Giffoni Film Festival, 2018
:: Best In Show and Best In 3D, Longwood Animation Festival, 2018
:: Czech TV Audience Award, Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth, 2018
:: Children’s Jury Award, Cinemira, 2018
:: Best Local Film, Kleinkaap Short film Festival, 2018
Over 60 international festivals, including Oscar-qualifying festivals like Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Anima Mundi, and the world’s top animation festival, Annecy, where the animated short film was shown during the closing ceremony.