Giraffe by Janne Schmidt: Staff Pick
Most recently named first place jury selected film in Audience Awards Comedy Shorts Film Festival, Giraffe by Janne Schmidt was created in 2016 for the 48 Hour Film Project.
Giraffe has collected awards worldwide and screened at countless international film festivals including Cannes Film Festival, a strong feat for any film, especially one written, shot and edited in only 48 hours.
When Elsa is hired by a call center company after a somewhat remarkable job interview, she agrees to start immediately. However, after a short introduction, Elsa and her team receive an unusual request that they cannot seem to satisfy. As the company’s sales volume starts to decrease rapidly, Elsa thinks she might have the solution.
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