How adorable are these octopi? In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. But, even once they’re out of the kitchen, their battle to stay together is not over.

Celebrating Summer!

Celebrating the much needed Rain!

Celebrating Love!

Thank-you to the creators of Oktapodi… still a favourite, after all this time!

Oktapodi is a 2007 French computer-animated short film that originated as a Graduate Student Project from Gobelins L’Ecole de L’Image. The film is about a pair of love struck octopuses who through a series of comical events are separated and find each other. Oktapodi was directed by Julien Bocabeille, François-Xavier Chanioux, Olivier Delabarre, Thierry Marchand, Quentin Marmier, and Emud Mokhberi. Music was composed by Kenny Wood.

Oktapodi was well received, winning a number of awards, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Short Film (Animated) for the 81st Academy Awards. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows.

Read more about the creators and directors About Oktapodi

Directors: Emud Mokhberi, Julien Bocabeille, Thierry Marchand, Quentin Marmier, Olivier Delabarre, François Xavier Chanioux
Music composed by: Kenny Wood
Production company: Gobelins School of the Image
Producer: Marie-France Zumofen
Nominations: Academy Award for Best Short Film (Animated)

Website www.oktapodi.com

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