Yukai Du_TED Ed Treadmills | STASH MAGAZINE

Making History Less Torturous with Beautiful Motion

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]

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The Kruk’s of it: ESPN “The Wild Bunch”

You don’t have to like the Phillies, baseball or even sports to appreciate the draftsmanship, character work and story-telling from Mixtape Club in this episode of ESPN’s #NotPictured docu-series featuring former MLB all-star John Kruk. [Read more]


Getting War Right: “Chosin: Baptized by Fire”

Can a four-minute animated film capture and convey the intimate horrors and dark heroism of war? According to US veterans who’ve seen the film and the two marines who helped co-produce it, “Chosin: Baptized by Fire” proves you can. [Read more]

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The Best of Channel 4’s Self Portraits

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]


Stash Fans: Save $100 on FITC FORM Conference Tickets

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.
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Who is Tony Candy | STASH MAGAZINE

Tony the Tiger is Back! Sort of.

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]


Parachute Sees the Light with Tesla “Fireflies”

Director/VFX artist Sam O’Hare relies on a background in architecture/design and the tiny but seriously talented crew at his NYC studio Parachute to push this spec, all-CG Tesla spot into need-to-watch-again territory. Attention Elon. [Read more]

Electric Theatre Collective DixonBaxi Freeview | STASH MAGAZINE

Freeview Play Branding and Launch Spot

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]