Johannes Schiehsl “366 Days”

Johannes Schiehsl 366 Days | STASH MAGAZINE

Medicate yourself against the mad materialism of the season with this thoughtful and wonderfully low-key graduation short by Austrian director/animator Johannes Schiehsl and crew which just finished it’s tour of over 70 festivals. [Read more]

Best of Stash 2014 Preview #4: “Supermoine Holypop”

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The cover of Stash 104 featured this jaw-dropper of a promo from Parisian character specialists Supamonks for a soft drink brewed by Catholic monks called Holypop. Hang on to your frock. Supamonks: “In the south of France, close to the Bourget Lake, stands a friary called ‘Les Frères de la Sainte Famille’. For more than […] [Read more]

What Happens if Your Architect Parents Redesign Christmas?

Norwegian-born Montreal animator Torill Kove gives us a glimpse of taking design too far. Via the NFB. [Read more]

Encyclopedia Pictura + Eran Hilleli: Panda Bear “Boy’s Latin”

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San Francisco directing team Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch aka Encyclopedia Pictura, replace their intricate and hyper-detailed live action ways with intricate and hyper-detailed animation on the music video for Panda Bear’s “Boy’s Latin” with Hornet director Eran Hilleli on board as animation director. [Read more]

Robin vs Pigeon: The Glassworks Christmas Card

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A smile-worthy and sly comment on the have and have not nature of Christmas (and life in general) From the Amsterdam, Barcelona and London studios of Glassworks who celebrate 20 years of VFX mastery in 2015. [Read more]

Making-of COMODO’s Christmas Zoetropes for TVE

Fun behind the scenes look at the three zoetropes Barcelona’s COMODO built from scratch over the course of two months from thousands of hand-cut pieces of paper for Spanish broadcaster TVE.

“Based on Christmas, New Year’s Eve and the Three Kings, each ident is infused with that special nostalgia of long-ago cinema techniques. The zoetropes were lovingly made with elements that remind us of the past: paper, record players for the spinning bases, lighting and animation techniques.

“Nothing was added in post-production or faked. It’s nice to get away from our screens once in a while and work with our hands.”

Watch the final IDs:

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