Hornbach “Your Project Only Belongs to You”

Hornbach Ian Pons Jewel | STASH MAGAZINE

At the PromaxBDA conference in June, I lead off my annual State of Design session with a 60-second mini-masterpiece of character and VFX called “You’re alive. Do you remember?” created by Berlin agency Heimat for European DIY superstore chain Hornbach. [Read more]

H5: Dior 50 Years Eau Sauvage Director’s Cut

H5 Dior Eau Sauvage | STASH MAGAZINE

Sleek compositions and fluid transitions rendered in a minimal palette drawn from France’s Tricolor flag distinguish H5’s online video animated at Studio Wanda in Paris for Dior’s Eau Sauvage men’s fragrance first introduced in 1966. [Read more]

Buck and The Barbarian Group: IBM “CDS Launch”

Buck_IBM CDS Launch | STASH MAGAZINE CDS launch

How do you sustain viewer interest for 75 seconds when you’re launching a product as dry and abstract as cloud data services for a company as massive and straight-laced as IBM? Like this… [Read more]

“The Biggest Story” Chapter 1

Kevin DeYoung Biggest Story | STASH MAGAZINE

Commissioned by a not-for-profit Christian ministry to promote a book by Kevin DeYoung, this vibrant and detail-rich sequence from the team of Vancouver animator/CD Jorge Rolando Canedo Estrada (aka Jr.canest) and Seattle illustrator/designer Don Clark will appeal to both believers and heretics alike. [Read more]

Giant Ant: Caught in Slack “Traffic”

Slack Traffic | STASH MAGAZINE

The team at Giant Ant in Vancouver take their latest open brief from Slack deep into bright-and-happy land via this bouncy 3D mini-opus, with post-production from The Sequence Group, and music/sound design from Antfood. [Read more]

The Daniels and The Mill for Nike “Unlimited You”

Daniels_Nike Unlimited | STASH MAGAZINE

What’s the secret to punching out of the Rio Olympics ad barrage? Start with a killer script from W+K Portland calling for A-list sports celebs, hire Prettybird directing duo DANIELS to shoot it, hand the footage to editor Angus Wall at Rock Paper Scissors, then let The Mill handle VFX and grade. [Read more]