Behind the Scenes with PES on Honda “Paper”

PES_Honda Hands RPG | Stash Magazine

Take a peek at four months of intensely detailed work by Oscar-nominated stop-motion star PES and “dozens of animators and illustrators” as they recreate the evolution of Honda products with thousands of hand-rendered drawings on real live paper with pre-vis and VFX/finishing by a52. [Read more]

Onur Senturk Sculpts Philip Larkin’s “High Windows”

High Windows Philip Larkin | STASH MAGAZINE

Troublemakers director Onur Senturk sculpts a dark and dramatic vision of “High Windows” by esteemed English poet Philip Larkin, the first of three films launching The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Movement program which aims “to stand as the next logical step in terms of the way we consume verse.” [Read more]

Making LEGO’s “Adventure in the City”


Snappy and detailed look at the production of “Adventure in the City,” a crazy-ambitious stop motion mini-epic created for LEGO China from hundreds of thousands of real LEGO bricks (and a boy in a snake suit) by Dutch director/writer/animator Rogier Wieland and his intrepid crew thru AKQA Shanghai. [Read more]

Making Son Lux’s “Change is Everything” video

Stop motion = labor-intensive. Rotoscoping = laborious. Stop motion + Rotoscoping + string art = unusual cruelty. LA composer/producer/art director/songwriter Nathan Johnson takes you thru the trials, pain and physical dangers of his roto-motion-string art video for the “Change is Everything” track by Son Lux produced thru The Made Shop. [Read more]

Camp Jefferson: Koodo “Free refills”

Koodo Camp Jefferson | STASH MAGAZINE

If we leave aside the question of whether an “honest and fair” phone company is even a possibility, this new spot from the recent Koodo campaign thru new Toronto agency Camp Jefferson packs lots of bonkers multimedia into 30 seconds. [Read more]

Your Brain on “Drug’s Alive”

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Blinkink directing duo Tom & Nicos create a striking in-camera mash-up of replacement stop-motion techniques including plasticine, felt and colored wool, plus projections and UV paint in this trailer for the “Cannibis on Trial” episode of Channel 4’s controversial Drugs Live doc series. [Read more]