STASH 117 Drops. Crowd Goes Wild.

A full-on jolt of visual caffeine, Stash 117 adds another 31 stellar video projects to the Stash Permanent Collection – the planet’s largest online archive of design, animation and VFX, plus behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews. [Read more]

Squarehead: Pedigree “14 years”

Pedigree 14 Years | STASH MAGAZINE

Stink director Marcio Leitão (a.k.a Squarehead) tranforms the simplest of sketches by illustrator Daniel Semanas and the smooth VO from UK actor Nick Brimble into the most minimal animated TV spot we’ve seen this decade. [Read more]

PostPanic’s Manic “30 Seconds”

PostPanic_30 seconds | STASH MAGAZINE

UK sound designer Simon Pyke’s ongoing 30 Seconds project (challenging filmmakers to freely interpret a supplied audio clip) causes three directors from PostPanic in Amsterdam to abandon any sense of impropriety in what the studio calls “an x-rated cocktail of cell animation, stop motion, motion graphics and a lot of genitalia.” [Read more]

Yukai Du for TED-ed: “Can Plants Talk To Each Other?”

TED-ed Can Plants Communicate | STASH MAGAZINE

London animator/illustrator Yukai Du‘s second TED-ed lesson is possibly the most lush and relaxing explainer video of all time. This four and half-minute animated film, written by UC Davis ecologist Richard Karban, demonstrates how plants communicate with each other especially when they’re under attack. [Read more]

Roger’s Well-Rounded View of History’s “Mountain Men”

Roger Mountain Men | STASH MAGAZINE

The wisdom and insight of American naturalist Eustace Conway comes to vivid life in this fluid mix of 2D and cel animation for History’s “Mountain Men” show crafted by LA motion and production studio Roger. [Read more]

Fernando Domínguez Opens Kike Maíllo’s “Toro”

Kike Maíllo Toro | STASH MAGAZINE

Independent Spanish director/CD (formerly a co-founder and director at DVEIN) Fernando Domínguez Cózar shows off his mastery of style, tone and haunting photo-real 3D in these titles for Kike Maíllo’s second feature film, an action thriller called “Toro.” [Read more]