• Nickelodeon Super Macho Fighter | STASH MAGAZINE

    “Super Macho Fighter” Proof of Concept

    Mexican writer/animator/director Jorge R. Gutierrez – who co-wrote/directed the animated feature “The Book of Life” for Reel FX and 20th Century Fox – extends his love affair with Mexico’s pop/folk culture with “Super Macho Fighter,” a mat-slamming new stop-motion series for Nickelodeon. [Read more]

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The Surreal Side of Nat Geo’s “Brain Games”

National Geographic Channel’s Emmy-nominated series Brain Games punches out of the broadcast clutter with this whimsical and intensely detailed CG promo from the master of such things, Roof director Vinicius Costa. [Read more]

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Dr. Who Explains Einstein’s theory of General Relativity

Thanks to this snappy animated short by director Eoin Duffy, writer/producer Jamie E. Lochhead and astrophysicist Anais Rassat (with VO from David Tennant, aka the 10th Doctor), thousands of people will finally understand Albert Einstein’s theory of gravity (general relativity) for the first time since it’s publication in 1915. [Read more]

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Behind the Scenes of IKEA “Fly Robot Fly”

Watching the disparate and maniacally detailed elements of Encyclopedia Pictura projects come together always makes for wondrous behind the scenes viewing. Witness the childlike assembly of costumes, cranes, sets, matte paintings and CG in this spot for IKEA’s new toy line called “Fly Robot, Fly.” [Read more]

Supinfocom Exode | STASH MAGAZINE

Exode: The Pain and Hope of Moving On

Tracking the exodus of a desert people forced to abandon their dying habitat, this visual spectacle of scale and light by five students at Supinfocom Arles takes on added weight as it releases to the online world amid the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. [Read more]

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LWZ and Ogris Debris “See The World”

A seamless and mesmerizing scroll of poster-worthy vignettes reveal a complex stream of modern maladies worth multiple viewings in this new animated piece from Vienna design and animation studio LWZ for hometown house/techno stars Ogris Debris. [Read more]

Stay Inspired with STASH 114

If you’ve never experienced The Stash Permanent Collection, now’s the time with a FREE 30-day subscription. Our 114th issue adds another 31 outstanding animation, VFX and motion projects to the planet’s largest online video design library, plus behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews. [Read more]

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Yangzi She “Eggplant”

Beijing native and LA freelance director/animator Yangzi She explores themes of identity and alienation in her charming and visually confident UCLA Animation Workshop thesis film about a boy whose expressions contradict his feelings and who insists on saying “eggplant” instead of “cheese” when his picture is taken. [Read more]

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“TEARS” for Paris

A simple and elegant animated memorial to the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris. Created by Lord of Barbes director Malcolm Sutherland, the piece slowly builds an emotional charge as the falling tears count off the lives lost on November 13th, 2015. [Read more]