Kasana and Andres Rossi Studio: “Life Cycles”

Andres Rossi Kasana | STASH MAGAZINE

Buenos Aires motion and VFX studio Kasana teams with fellow Argentinian Andres Rossi for 90 seconds of mesmerizing abstraction they call “Life Cycles” with music and sound design by Lucas Totino Tedesco at Hula. [Read more]

Jacques Khouri “The Race”

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The Tortoise and the Hare face off yet again in “The Race,” a vibrant and graphically complex new version of the childrens’ classic from MontrĂ©al-born director/animator/teacher Jacques Khouri with a wonderfully off-kilter score by Azniv Korkejian. [Read more]

House Special: “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”

House Special_Momentum & Inertia | STASH MAGAZINE

Back in May, Portland animation studio LAIKA announced it was spinning off its advertising division LAIKA/House to focus on feature films. The new independent entity, branded House Special and lead by president Lourri Hammack, CD Kirk Kelley and MD of strategic operations Al Cubillas, are off to a promising start completing the end credits of LAIKA’s Boxtrolls and this acerbic in-house CG short called “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia.” [Read more]

FutureDeluxe “Mothership”

FutureDeluxe Mothership | STASH MAGAZINE

Brighton creative studio FutureDeluxe celebrate their fifth birthday by expanding into London and releasing this blinding swirl of eye-candy called “Mothership,” the first of five films in collaboration with Twistedpoly (aka Slovenian designer/director/motion artist Nejc Polovsak) and Zelig Sound. [Read more]

Halloween Happiness from Gentleman Scholar

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CDs William Campbell, Will Johnson and the crew at LA prodco Gentleman Scholar celebrate their favorite day of the year by revealing “The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Skeleton” in 13 cute (and mostly-family-friendly) 3D vignettes. [Read more]

Tristan Cottin: “Nirvana Police”

Cottin_Nirvana Police | STASH MAGAZINE

Absolutely insane/hilarious mini-musical about “A young policeman falling in love with a black panther” from French director/animator Tristan Cottin. Intense motion, killer character work and an all-round brilliant way to end the week. BTW, if this is NSFW at your present job, you might want to look for a new gig. [Read more]