• PlusOne_Soa Aids | STASH MAGAZINE

    Soa Aids Nederland “Be Sexy, Be Smart”

    Amsterdam design and animation studio PlusOne crafts a series of swirling and vibrant hand-drawn vignettes to tackle the challenge of raising awareness about STDs and HIV among immigrants to the Netherlands from sub-Saharan Africa, Suriname, the Dutch Antilles and Aruba. [Read more]

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Beware the Dude with Smoke for Hair

Montreal VFX and animation studio SHED help the Quebec government battle smoking among the 11 to 14 set with a charismatic/creepy character fit for a vinyl collector in this 3D spot posing as stop motion, part of an awareness campaign stretching across TV, web and print. [Read more]

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Autofuss: Making the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Launch Film

Discover how Autofuss director/CD Tarik Abdel-Gawad and director of photography Joe Picard harness the scan ray problem often encountered while filming lasers to create in-camera floating architectural elements and typography made of light for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards Launch Film. [Read more]

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Interview: Jean-Paul Frenay, OFFF Quebec Titles 2015

Belgium-based director/CD/artist Jean-Paul Frenay talks to Stash about the brooding and ambitious titles he created for the second edition of the OFFF Festival in Quebec with VFX help from the Paris branch of Prodigious [Read more]

Ben&Julia_Traffic SIgns | STASH MAGAZINE

Ben&Julia: Traffic Signs & Jake The Rapper “COOKIE JAR”

Berlin’s French-Swiss director/AD duo Ben&Julia unleash a maximalist romp of confection-colored strangeness and fun, starring Bronx-born Jacob Dove Basker (aka Jake The Rapper), that defies any further description – or words in general. Suggest just watching. [Read more]

NOMINT_Android Google Creative Lab | STASH MAGAZINE

Epic 7-Minute Skippable YouTube Pre-Roll Ad

Android’s “Be Together. Not the same.” campaign continues with this endurance test for your pre-roll sanity animated by NOMINT in London with sound by Huma-Huma in NY. [Read more]

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The Brothers McLeod: Western Weirdness in Warwickshire

Thick Warwickshire accents lend a certain silliness to the unlikely “story of ruthless and intrepid explorers Longhorn and Lawless as they hunt for the fabled Pure Gold.” All lovingly hand-drawn for The Purity Brewing Company by fellow Warwickshireites (Warwickshireinians?) The Brothers McLeod with music by Tom Angel. [Read more]

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Discovery Latin America “Street Magic”

London CD/director Fernando Lazzari shuffles up an engaging and wonderfully rendered piece of broadcast work for Discovery Latin America’s hidden-camera-sleight-of-hand-meets-science show called “Street Magic.” [Read more]

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Smith & Foulkes: The Grand National 2015

Channel 4’s promotion for the annual UK steeplechase spectacle known as Crabbie’s Grand National Festival takes a mythological turn as Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes and 4Creative craft a classic adventure/fairytale of “The Outsider,” a unicorn foal with runty wings and a twisted horn, overcoming impossible odds. [Read more]