Self-taught Tokyo freelance director/animator Hiraoka Masanobu first caught Stash’s attention in September 2012 with his mesmerizing work for video sharing social network Sincho.tv. Now he’s back with a personal film, a narrative-free, metamorphic liquid-dream that defies prediction and proves relaxing despite its restless pace.
Check the zany crush of Hanna-Barbera and Cartoon Network characters in these IDs for Tooncast, the 24-hour Latin American classic animation cable channel – written, designed, and animated with obvious love and reverence by the Le Cube crew in Buenos Aires and São Paulo. [Read more]
Ambitious and entertaining brand film for luxury swiss timepiece maker Jaeger-LeCoultre chock full of watch nerd trivia and light-hearted collage work from french creative duo Pauline Schleimer (director/illustrator) and David Després (animator/web developer). Production, music and sound Design by Freestudios in Geneva. [Read more]
London freelance director/animator Isaac Holland transforms a rational and carefully constructed mini-essay on the benefits of psychotherapy into an engaging piece of promotional infotainment for The School of Life with the help of engaging characters and whimsical vignettes. [Read more]
Nickelodeon International launched their Animated Shorts Program in 2012 to hunt down and feed up-and-coming animation talent into their TV series pipeline. So which of these mini-pilots should you know about? We suggest “Scoop!” created by The Brothers McLeod and “MooseBox” from Mike Scott [Read more]