Lexus Injection

Polynoid Blacklist_Lexus | STASH MAGAZINE

Lexus launched the 467-horsepower GS F at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show with this 74-second slab of sweet vehicular porn directed by Polynoid, animated at Woodblock and produced by Blacklist thru Team One with music and sound design by Joel Corelitz at Waveplant. [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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Behind the Scenes with 1stAveMachine: Samsung “Holiday Dreams”

Take a quick look at how the 1stAveMachine crew and directors Ben Steiger Levine and Martin Allais float an animated holiday tale across an intensely complex practical set rigged with 74 Samsung screens all shot in-camera and in real time. Agency: R/GA. [Read more]

Shy The Sun: League of Legends “The Curse of the Sad Mummy”

Strange Beast League of Legends | STASH MAGAZINE

Strange Beast directors Shy The Sun apply their signature fascination with organic detail to create a lush CG music video about Amumu, a lonely young mummy with anger issues. Produced as part of The Music of League of Legends Volume 1 album.
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Animade Propz “Fridge” and “Ball Sack”

Animade_Propz Fridge | STASH MAGAZINE

Very promising new weekly animated series called “Propz” from London’s Animade. Only two clips so far but the design, animation, timing and twists all add up to refreshing sub-30-second breaks from your daily grind. Plus, you can tweet your idea for the next prop @animadetv. [Read more]

5,646 Artist-hours Later: Making Of “The Crew” Launch Trailer

Intense and insightful look at how Unit Image artists racked up 5,646 hours creating the latest all-CG blockbuster trailer for multiplayer racing game The Crew (directed by French collective Andy’s) for Ivory Tower and Ubisoft. [Read more]