StoryCorps’ mission to “record, share and preserve the stories of our lives” gains momentum this holiday with the release of their app (iOS and Android) designed to help us all make history by interviewing a grandparent or other elder for the Great Thanksgiving Listen. [Read more]
London-based animator/illustrator Yukai Du elevates a potentially banal TED-Ed lesson called “The Torturous History of the Treadmill” into a four-minute work of motion art with vigorous palette choices, unexpected framing and stripped down characters. [Read more]
4creative, the in-house creative agency for all Channel 4’s brands, just posted a series of riveting and insightful compilations from the broadcaster’s excellent Self Portraits series featuring interviews with top directors and actors revealing their influences and favorite filmmaking moments. [Read more]
Explore the art and act of creation with Stefan Sagmeister, GMUNK, Rama Allen, Erin Sarofsky, Mischa Rozema and 20 more brilliant presenters at FITC’s 2-Day FORM event at the Chicago History Museum, Nov 2-3, 2015. Just enter code “stashmedia” at check out to save a cool $100 on your ticket.
Based on a sketch by Leo Burnett art director Eugene Kolkey, Tony the Tiger hit grocery stores and the airwaves in 1951 and has since helped kids with all sorts of problems. Now, hoping to attract an older demo, Tony tackles work-related ageism with a 43-year old named Candy who admits, “she ain’t no spring chicken.” [Read more]
UK digital television platform Freeview (a joint venture between the BBC, ITV, Sky, and Channel 4), is turning heads this week with sleek and vibrant branding from DixonBaxi and an ambitious two-minute animated spot co-directed by Sam Taylor and Bjorn-Erik Aschim at The Line and Sam Brown at Rogue. [Read more]