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    Arina Shabanova: Paramount Comedy ID

    Moscow artist/illustrator/animator Arina Shabanova whips up a curious romp filled with peculiar characters in this new ID for 24-hour Russian cable and satellite channel Paramount Comedy, all powered by an infectious track from UK composer/sound designer Max Brodie. [Read more]

CUT & PASTE HITS NEW YORK – SAT. SEPT 15

C&P 2007 moves into the Lower East Side tomorrow night and promises to be the party of the season as eight contestants climb into the ring and pummel each other senseless with Wacom tablets and copies of CS3. Stash will be there in force, as will the best of the NY design and animation community. […] [Read more]

MELTDOWN FROM ZUNE

Hello, new favorite Zune Arts film. Sparkly cobras and ice cream mana from desert heaven, I love it. Somehow it all fits so perfectly with this remix of  “Strict Machine” by electro-glam duo Goldfrapp. From 72andSunny, with eclectic animation by Epoch Ink Animation out of Venice, CA. Watch Zune Arts "Meltdown".  [Read more]

BITFILM “PITCH!” VOTING OPENS TODAY

Bitfilm (based in lovely, friendly, and occasionally sunny Hamburg) and McCann Erickson received 68 entries to their Coke Zero "A man’s life as it should be" film competition.The jury selected these 22 finalists for you to vote on and decide who gets the cash (10,000 euros – about $14,000) and a real directing gig for […] [Read more]

DAILY DOSE OF THE CG ABSURDITY…

I don’t speak Japanese and my French immersion education is fading into a deep pit of "je ne sais quoi" but such language barriers did not hinder the enjoyment that I got from these two ridiculous CG spots. From France comes the new TER trains spot complete with wigs and medieval cellular networks (I’m going […] [Read more]

KOSINSKI HAS BEEN BUSY….

When he’s not wrapping up the next big VFX commercial, the man is busy inking deals all over Hollywood to direct feature film sci-fi cult classic remakes. First we heard about Logan’s Run, and now Tron? That’s right, Joseph Kosinski is in final negotiations to develop and direct the next chapter in the Tron series. […] [Read more]

WE REMEMBER HIM WHEN

So you know the music we use on all the Stash montages (like forever)? Well, it was written by a friend of ours, a Canadian composer working in LA named Trevor Morris. And, well… Trevor just won a frickin’ Emmy on his first nomination! No, not for the Stash montage music, for his main title […] [Read more]

HATCH FOR AUTODESK

Created by Hatch Studios Ltd. as part of the Autodesk Media & Entertainment showcase demo for Siggraph 2007. The premise was to create a sophisticated menu system displaying Autodesk’s various product lines. The video shown here contains only the 3D work, without the client footage since permission would have been required from each contributor. [Read more]

THE BENT KARNIVAL

Anyone who keeps up with the work of Bent in Portland knows they’re always traipsing off into the unexplored wilds of animation territory, taming some new technique, hauling it back to civilization and making it dance for the masses. This latest project, a "super short animation series" by Jun seo hahm, is proof they are […] [Read more]