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The Mill+: 2014 D&AD Title Sequence

Created with a combination of keyframe animation and dynamics by a small team at the Mill+, this inventive and pristinely rendered title sequence provided the centerpiece for the 2014 D&AD awards handed out earlier this week. Director Nils Kloth: “Every year the D&AD titles are a fantastic opportunity for us to [Read more]

Ash Thorp, Anthony Scott Burns and TOPIX for OFFF Barcelona 2014

California creative director Ash Thorp and Toronto filmmaker/musician Anthony Scott Burns stretch the opening titles for OFFF Barcelona 2014 out to a full 12 minutes of moody mystery complete with dark and riveting sound track by Pilotpriest (aka Anthony Scott Burns). Produced by Topix. [Read more]

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Joel Kefali: “BABA”

New Zealand filmmaker/designer Joel Kefali (formerly 1/2 of the Special Problems studio with Campbell Hooper) is best known for his music videos for Lorde, Tune Yards, Flying Lotus, etc., but with “Baba” a brisk and graphic short based on the memories of his Turkish grandfather’s early days as a refugee in [Read more]

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GENTLEMAN SCHOLAR FOR MOTIONPOEMS: “Working Order”

Gentleman Scholar art directors Jordan Lyle and JP Rooney hand-painted every image of this animated incarnation of Dora Malech’s poem “Working Order,” then combined them with 2D and 3D techniques. The resulting two-minute film, created over the course of several months, presents an unpredictable dream- [Read more]

Robyn and Röyksopp “Sayit”

Swedish design duo Sandberg & Timonen, fashion photog Kacper Kasprzyk and editor Martin Nilsson slice/mash/congeal Robyn and Röyksopp into a hypnotic, monochrome, glitch-ified techno-pop opus called “Sayit” that premiered on the H&M Life site. Production: Strange Cargo Film. [Read more]

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Cannes Film Festival 2014 Highlight: “The Bigger Picture”

British director and painter Daisy Jacob‘s unique combination of seven-foot-tall animated characters in life-size sets combined with stop motion lends a whimsical and disjointed flavor to “The Bigger Picture,” her stark and darkly humorous tale of two brothers struggling to care for their elderly mother. [Read more]

Parasol Island: “Pink Troubles” Online Premiere

Stash is very pleased to present the online premiere of Parasol Island‘s new animated CG short “Pink Troubles,” a tightly choreographed, two-minute tour de force of sunny character chaos. Director Dino Figuera at Parasol Island in Düsseldorf: “This film started as a really small 10-second intro animation for [Read more]

Otis Motion Graphics 2014 Reel

Graduation season is upon us and as this compilation of work from 18 young motion designers at the Otis College of Art and Design demonstrates, the class of 2014 promises a bumper crop of fresh talent. Edit: Henry Pak, audio: RAC “Cheap Sunglasses (ft. Matthew Koma).” [Read more]