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FITC Tokyo 2015 Opens With a Glitch

FITC Tokyo 2015 opened with this complex, dense and hypnotic piece of chaos created by a collaboration of designers, typographers, animators, programmers and musicians spanning three timezones to “contrast the harmonies of traditional Japanese culture against the backdrop and sensory overload of present-day Tokyo.” [Read more]

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Edouard Salier and Digital District Invade “HABANA”

French director/graphic artist/designer/photographer Edouard Salier imagines a near-future Havana occupied by foreign forces and on the edge of civil war in his festival hit “HABANA,” a black and white short made all the more convincing with seamless VFX by Paris powerhouse Digital District. [Read more]

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Hand-drawn Hands of Time: Philip Stein “Technology”

Whether you’re down with the concept of Natural Frequency Technology or not, you have to admit this beautifully drafted treatment by Mill+ animation directors Kwok Fung Lam and Ivo Sousa for Philip Stein watches and bracelets is a refreshing departure from standard motion graphic explainer videos. [Read more]

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Birthday Gifs: Eran Mendel Unleashes “The Rimons”

Let’s end the week with a counterpoint to huge Super Bowl spots: a zero-budget personal project from Israeli illustrator/animator/character designer Eran Mendel built from a series of rockin’ animated loops. [Read more]

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Parallel Teeth vs Randa “Rangers”

Strange Beast director/animator/illustrator Parallel Teeth (aka Robert Wallace) cranks the nerd-pop factor way up for young nerd-pop phenom/beatmaker/rapper and fellow Kiwi Randa. [Read more]

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Stash Interview: Michael Frei on “Plug & Play”

On Feb 2nd Swiss animator Michael Frei released the Plug & Play game for iPad and iPhone based on his multi-award winning animated short of the same name. Stash catches up with Michael, to find out more about the charming, quirky, minimalist six-minute film and how it came to be: [Read more]

BassAwards Call for Entries 2015

Weareseventeen and Echoic Audio launch the 2015 BassAwards Call for Entries which means it’s time to submit your best motion work before early entry discounts end on Feb 24. [Read more]

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Robertson, Dixon and Dower: “Simpsons Pixels”

This planet’s fascination with pixel art continues uninterrupted with this manic tribute to the “The Simpsons” opening from the all-Australian team of pixel artist/animator Paul Robertson, animator/pixel artist/illustrator/game maker Ivan Dixon, and sound and visual artist Jeremy Dower. [Read more]