Behind the Scenes: IKEA “The Joy Of Storage”

Here’s how the CG (from MPC) and the puppetry (from Jonny & Will at Blinkink) came together to make Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot so engaging. MPC’s 3D and 2D teams completed over 35 VFX shots in three weeks, including the creation and animation of the T-shirts and multiple location enhancements. [Read more]

Secrets of Snickers “Brady Bunch” Revealed

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Seamless and surprisingly extensive VFX from The Mill in the new Snickers Super Bowl spot from O Positive director Jim Jenkins thru BBDO, New York starring Danny Trejo as a royally pissed Marcia Brady and a surprise guest as Jan. [Read more]

Matthijs Van Heijningen + Mikros Image = Canal+ Unicorns

Mikros Canal+ Unicorns |STASH MAGAZINE

Dutch director Matthijs Van Heijningen hit superstar status in 2011 with his Canal+ “The Bear” spot taking home shiny hardware all over the planet. Mikros Image brought the beat-perfect VFX to that spot and now re-teams with Heijningen for another smart/funny animal-centric Canal+ effort called “Unicorns.”
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UCLA’s Silent Animation Collection

Intriguing look at the silent animation and VFX gems housed in UCLA’s Film & Television Archive. Part of the Fig. 1 series produced by University of California. [Read more]

Dougal Wilson, Blinkink and MPC: IKEA “The Joy of Storage”

MPC Dougal Wilson IKEA | STASH MAGAZNE

A combination of puppetry from Jonny & Will at Blinkink and CG from MPC (created from a range of nature and bird references) elevates Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot for Mother into the first major-league awards threat of 2015. [Read more]

Eric Lerner “Gabriel in the Dreamscape”

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Tel Aviv-based Nomint director Eric Lerner introduces his latest 3D character living in the real world: a yellow skater dude with strange artistic powers and existentialist issues named Gabriel. Eric Lerner: “This introduction showcases Gabriel’s world and some of my ideas of what is possible within it. [Read more]