Joel Mackenzie: Rich Aucoin “Yelling In Sleep”

Joel Mackenzie Rich Aucoin Lumberjacked Yell in Sleep | STASH MAGAZINE

Halifax character designer/director/animator Joel Mackenzie fires up a full-on barrage of his skills for indie-rocker (and fellow Haligonian) Rich Aucoin’s new track “Yelling in Sleep.”

Mackenzie sums up the plot like this: “A reformed lumberjack must harness the power of nature in order to fight an 8-bit mutant wasp monster that is destroying his friends and his home.” [Read more]

Stash 106: 90 More Minutes of Brilliance

The Stash permanent collection continues to grow as issue 106 archives another 31 outstanding motion design, animation and VFX projects for our loyal base of professional and student subscribers.

This issue features 90+ minutes of commercials, broadcast design, music videos, brand films, short films and behind the scenes extras from the planet’s top artists and filmmakers with production notes, toolkit and links for every project – Plus stills, style frames, exclusive interviews.


TRY STASH FREE FOR 30 DAYS and discover the stories behind the work. [Read more]

Maxime Bruneel: Diplo and Swick “Dat a Freak”

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Multi-faceted director Maxime Bruneel and the Chez Eddy crew in Paris roto their lives away on “Dat a Freak” by Diplo and Swick by “painstakingly working through all the best twerking footage in the world.” Not completely safe for work or home depending on the company you keep and your opinion of butt-centric choreography. [Read more]

Plastic Horse: Crookers “Able To Maximize”

Plastic Horse Crookers | STASH MAGAZINE

London animation collective Plastic Horse just dropped the first of four videos for Italian DJ/producer Francesco “Phra” Barbaglia’s Crookers project, a weird and wonderful dream-like adventure driven by the simple brief “to create a set of videos that were fucked-up”. Plastic Horse: “Our main creative challenge [Read more]

Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke: The Peach Kings “Mojo Thunder”

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Designing with chalk, black cardboard, pencils and white crayons then animating in Photoshop, co-directors Kris Merc and Benjy Brooke craft an angular, shadow-filled world in this personal labor-of-love video for The Peach Kings track “Mojo Thunder.” Kris Merc: “I wanted to explore self destructive behaviors [Read more]

Kate Moross: Wild Beasts “Mecca”

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London designer/illustrator/AD and all-round force of nature Kate Moross also handles direction, animation, editing and post duties on this music video for the latest single from the Wild Beasts’ album Present Tense. Production credit goes to My Accomplice who reps frequent Moross collaborator Ruff Mercy. [Read more]