Behind the Scenes of IKEA “Fly Robot Fly”

Making of Ikea Fly Robot Fly | STASH MAGAZINE

Watching the disparate and maniacally detailed elements of Encyclopedia Pictura projects come together always makes for wondrous behind the scenes viewing. Witness the childlike assembly of costumes, cranes, sets, matte paintings and CG in this spot for IKEA’s new toy line called “Fly Robot, Fly.” [Read more]

Stay Inspired with STASH 114

If you’ve never experienced The Stash Permanent Collection, now’s the time with a FREE 30-day subscription. Our 114th issue adds another 31 outstanding animation, VFX and motion projects to the planet’s largest online video design library, plus behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews. [Read more]

Heroic/hilarious Battle for Family Time

Toyota Saatchi | STASH MAGAZINE

The ongoing struggle to find a work/family balance charges way over-the-top in this action-packed tale of heroic parents and their sympathetic Toyota perfectly complimented by Edith Piaf belting out “No, I do not regret anything,” from 8com director Josh Frizzell and Sydney VFX boutique Fin Design. [Read more]

Tag Heuer, Google and Intel Now “Connected”

Google Intel Tag Heuer Connected | STASH MAGAZINE

The tech world went in to a love/hate mini-frenzy today over the release of Tag Heuer’s $1,500 titanium Connected Watch developed with Google and Intel. This black on black fashion statement by Mill+ director Nicholas Weigel leaves no doubt about the ambitions Tag harbors for their luxury Android time-piece. [Read more]

Fluorescent Hill Capture “Migration” on Super 8

Fluorescent Hill_Migration | STASH MAGAZINE

After its spectacular run on the festival circuit, Montreal directing duo Fluorescent Hill (Mark Lomond and Johanne Ste-marie) just sent us “Migration,” their Super 8 mini-documentary capturing the enigmatic behavior of lovable and otherworldly creatures in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. [Read more]

Behind the Scenes on “Boom is Life” with Director Jesse Collett

Jesse Collett_Boom is Life | STASH MAGAZINE

London director/designer Jesse Collett graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2014 on the strength of this low key but technically adventurous short film he describes as “an ethereal, multi-dimensional mashup of real and animated elements.” [Read more]