The Guardian 6x9 | STASH MAGAZINE

Experience Solitary Confinement with the “6×9” VR Project

Powered by first person accounts of time spent in solitary confinement, the haunting and claustrophobic nine-minute VR experience called “6×9″ produced by The Mill for UK newspaper The Guardian gives viewers the chance to simulate what 100,000 people in US prisons endure for 23 hours every day. [Read more]

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CalArts 2016: “You Look Scary” and “Desert Critters”

The bumper crop of student films from the 2016 CalArts Character Animation program includes “You Look Scary” by Xiya Lan and “Desert Critters” by Li Wen Toh – both demonstrate outstanding storytelling talents while using fully divergent styles, techniques and narrative structures. [Read more]

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“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” Closing Titles

Ice versus gold. The battle of the warring sisters – Evil Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) and Ice Queen Freya (Emily Blunt) – visualized by director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan and The Mill crew in a shimmering collision of live-action, CG and motion design for Universal’s “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” end credits. [Read more]

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Fernando Domínguez Opens Kike Maíllo’s “Toro”

Independent Spanish director/CD (formerly a co-founder and director at DVEIN) Fernando Domínguez Cózar shows off his mastery of style, tone and haunting photo-real 3D in these titles for Kike Maíllo’s second feature film, an action thriller called “Toro.” [Read more]

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Hideyuki Tanaka: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu “Sai & Co”

Hideyuki Tanaka and his Tokyo prodco Frame Graphics prove maximalist bubblegum is alive and thriving in Japan with this kooky and complex candy store of motion capture, CG and compositing for the track “Sai & Co” from Japanese fashion model and singer Kiriko Takemura aka Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. [Read more]

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Supamonks Launch “Stone Age” onto Mobile

Supamonks, the French animation crew responsible for 2014’s infamous Holypop film, are back with another off-the-rails 3D rampage. Although far more PG than the carnage-filled Holypop, this launch spot for the mobile version of Netmarble’s popular PC game Stone Age is a feast for lovers of quick and clever character action. [Read more]

Royal Observatory "Seeing the Invisible" | STASH MAGAZINE

Amaël Isnard: Royal Observatory “Seeing the Invisible”

The standout in a series of three films created by Beakus director Amaël Isnard for the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London, “Seeing the Invisible” is a master class in how to make educational content entertaining, digestible and therefore memorable. [Read more]

Sky Arts Rebrand | STASH MAGAZINE

Spectacular Sky Arts Rebrand IDs via MPC

Part of a full rebrand for UK culture-oriented TV channel Sky Arts, these 25-second IDs from MPC in London mix live action and VFX to “visualize the transformation from ordinary to extraordinary through color.” [Read more]