• 4Creative Self Portraits | STASH MAGAZINE

    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]

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A Cool, Dark Trip into Your Subconscious

Director Mark Lindner at London studio Panoply says the studio’s sleek and fractured new CG opus “Genesis” draws “heavily on a visual currency distilled from the subconscious and the psychology of self [and] dares us to fleetingly glimpse our own origins, our civilization and the known universe.” Audio by Echoic. [Read more]

Nord_DEmark Awards | STASH MAGAZINE

From Russia with Love: DEmark 2015 Titles

Leaving aside the irony of commissioning a Russian motion collective to create the promo for a Thailand-based design competition celebrating home-grown talent – you gotta love the paired-down illustrations and snappy transitions the NORD crew bring to this clip for the DEmark Awards. [Read more]


You Can’t Get Any More Ribenary

Nomint founders and directing duo Christos Lefakis and Yannis Konstantinidis help JWT London target classic U.K. beverage Ribena to young adults with this maximalist collage of blackcurrants and trippy fauna all held together by an infectious custom track from indie UK hiphop oufit Tigermonkey. [Read more]

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Studio to Watch: SUPERFICTION

For a curator, few things compare to the jolt of excitement when you stumble upon promising talent, especially if their work is still very personal and not yet burdened with the harsh realities of the design business [Read more]

How to Build Your Own Lexus Hoverboard

I overheard two teenagers on the train yesterday debating whether the Lexus hoverboard was real or not. One swore it was “just like Back to the Future,” the other insisted it had to be “CGI.” Thanks to this making-of film, we now know the deck uses “liquid-nitrogen-cooled super-conductors and permanent magnets” to float on hidden tracks. [Read more]

Danny Yount_ Breakthrough | STASH MAGAZINE

Danny Yount Teases “Breakthrough” for NatGeo Channel

Cool first teaser in the global launch campaign for “Breakthrough,” a series from National Geographic Channel and GE featuring six high-profile directors (Ron Howard, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Brett Ratner, Akiva Goldsman, Angela Bassett) helming “stories from the cutting edge of science”. [Read more]

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How You Really Feel About Slow Downloads

The frustration of slow mobile downloads perfectly expressed in three over-the-top metaphor-dramadies courtesy of the all-Buenos Aries team of director Jonathan Gurvit, VFX house La Posta and agency Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi for the BGH G4 LTE smartphone. [Read more]

Disney’s Practical Guide to Path Tracing

If you were wondering why Baymax in Big Hero 6 looked so good (or you just want a primer in CG rendering), check this 10-min film from Walt Disney Animation Studios explaining how path tracing works and how their Hyperion renderer makes it possible to, for example, render vast city scenes with out the use of matte painting extensions. [Read more]