THE LATEST FROM MAXIM ZHESTKOV

Back in bitter cold days of February, our hearts were warmed by Russian director, animator, and toy designer Maxim Zhestkov’s stunning experimental self-promo film. And now in the last sweaty days of summer Zhestkov’s work is as cool as ever. Click here to watch and enjoy his latest film. [Read more]

MTV GETS FRIED

Belgrade creative studio Fried Pictures does MTV and takes the term non sequitur to a whole new level. Watch Head Trip, Brain Damage, Bird and FM Top 20. [Read more]

THREELEGGEDLEGS GO EXTREME

New site, new work, classic ThreeLeggedLegs. Check out their new Amp energy drink trilogy for BBDO New York where stars of the XGames take on fire demons, ancient gods and the prehistoric, complete with extensive making of elements and a ridiculous behind the scenes gallery of images too. [Read more]

SALIER/PARANOID = CROWDED HOUSE

Director Edouard Salier of Paranoid helps make the point about the fun stuff you can fill your life with if you buy internet, phone and cable from giant (mostly monopolistic) corporations. Lots of great details in the dense graphics, especially like the Tivo’d muscle car flame out behind the couch. Agency = Leo Burnett Paris. […] [Read more]

KOSINSKI’S RUN

According to the Hollywood Reporter, acclaimed commercial director Joseph Kosinski has just accepted the director’s chair for the remake of the 1976 sci-fi classic Logan’s Run. We at Stash are happy for Kosinski who also hit awards success this year with his machinima animated Gears of War spot. Since I have no video to post […] [Read more]

BIOSHOCK AND AWE

EyeballNYC welcomes you to the mean streets of Rapture, the undersea dystopia of the highly-anticipated Bioshock videogame. The 60-second spot was helmed by ad agency RDA International for the client 2K Games, with Limore Shur and Stuart Simms directing for EyeballNYC. From Limore Shur, "We wanted to thread together dramatic snippets that would give a […] [Read more]

GETTING CAGEY WITH NAILGUN*

An appropriately visceral show open for the Versus Network’s coverage of World Extreme Cagefighting. Nailgun* president/CD Michael Waldron says the clip’s graphic devices were drawn from the ink on many of the fighters, "As we watched more of the matches and looked at photos of the fighters we realized a lot of them have tribal-like […] [Read more]

BEN HIBON WEILDS A HEAVENLY SWORD

The stylized anime direction of Ben Hibon last seen in "Codehunters" returns in five new animated episodes for the upcoming Playstation 3 game "Heavenly Sword", animation by Chase Animation Studio. Watch Episode 1 and Episode 2 here and keep your eyes out for the next three to be release shortly.  Agency: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe […] [Read more]