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]

Behind the Scenes at Imaginary Forces

Jessica Jones Vinyl Hell on Wheels | STASH MAGAZINE

Imaginary Forces offers a peek into the process and passion behind three of their top-of-the-food-chain broadcast title projects. [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]

AG Rojas and MPC: Samsung “Surf – The Snail”

Samsung Galaxy Surf | STASH MAGAZINE

Inspirational copy over footage of fearless young athletes is not new. Neither are photo-real CG snails. But this rousing spot for Samsung from Park Pictures director AG Rojas with VFX and grade from MPC LA combines both elements (plus original music from Barking Owl) into something fresh and invigorating. [Read more]

Stash 118: Get Ready for Visual Overload!

Ready for visual overload? Then you’re gonna love Stash 118 as it jams yet another 31 video projects into 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]

Dougal Wilson and MPC: Paralympics “We’re The Superhumans”

Channel 4_Paralympics 2016 | STASH MAGAZINE

Blink director Dougal Wilson crafts a potentially disastrous brief into an uplifting and emotional joy with his fearless musical treatment of Channel 4’s campaign for the 2016 Rio Paralympics with MPC providing VFX across 144 shots, including extensive crowd replication and creation of the new Rio stadium in CG. [Read more]