• Cerebos Salt Snow | STASH MAGAZINE

    Tulips and Chimneys: Cerebos “Snow”

    South African directors Tulips and Chimneys (formerly Shy the Sun) re-team with Cape Town animation/VFX house BlackGinger to meld CG with stop motion miniatures in this spot for Cerebos salt thru FCB Durban. [Read more]

BEST OF STASH 2006 TORONTO: THURSDAY MARCH 22nd

Location: Resistor Gallery, 284 College St 2nd Floor, Toronto, ONThe event is free but seating is limited, so arrive on time and RSVP to hg@stashmedia.tv Details: March 22, doors at 7:30pm, screening starts at 8:00 pm, reception to follow. Stash featured over 360 pieces of animation, vfx and mograph work last year. We’ve distilled that […] [Read more]

URBAN CHAOS FOR PROPEL

This :60 second VFX doozie for Propel water, featuring the “Stress Monster” premiered during last night’s airing of 24. Born from the common chaos of the contemporary urban life, the proud parents are the team at Element 79 Chicago and the crew over at Asylum in LA. And once again “Under Pressure” by Queen and […] [Read more]

ORVILLE OUTTAKES

Here’s chapter two of the infamous resurrection of Orville by CP+B and DD that trades in the close ups for some gentle physical comedy. Although this "outtakes" approach is free of the spooky weirdness of the original "Digital Music" spot, I doubt it would have generated half as much buzz had it aired first. And […] [Read more]

Flyentology

There have been some really fascinating developments in the relationship between hip-hop and cartoons…This Collaboration between hiphop producer El-P, Willams Street and Trent Reznor (who goes by T-Rez now) explores the doubly-fascinating effects of hip-hop cartoons on insect  new-age religion.  [Read more]

does regular mommy know about secret mommy?

Artists and musicians used to have to walk around drenched in paint and sweat, cutting off parts of their heads and making deals with satan…Now we usually don’t deal with satan directly.  I think we mostly sit in our cozy basement labs drinking tea and watching crime drama.  I’d like to ask artist/director/musician Andy Dixon […] [Read more]

MTV BRINGS BACK THE PAINS OF PUBERTY

Zits, farts, burps, erections, boogers, and all the other joys of puberty are together again in these new MTV promos from Clay Weiner and Hornet.   Creator/Director: Clay Weiner Executive Producer: Michael Feder Producer: Danielle Amaral / Hana Shimizu Animation Director: Nicholas Weigel Story Boards: Nicholas Weigel, Achiu So, Charlie Canfield Lead TDs: Allan Gersten, […] [Read more]

ANIMATION MENTOR WINTER 2007 REEL

Animation Mentor is a virtual school focused on CG Character Animation. Yeah so? The primary difference here is the level of expertise the instructors bring to the party. Go to site and check under "Mentors", all of the staff are from studios like Pixar, Dreamworks, Disney, Sony Imageworks, Tippet, ILM etc, etc. The latest compilation […] [Read more]

INTERESTING IDENTS

Two words that I never thought I would say together, "interesting" and "idents" but anything can happen on a Friday night. Here are the new idents for Comedy Channel Australia, created by Sixty40.  I’m really loving the subtle way the broadcast info is incorporated into each environment, but at the same time I find myself […] [Read more]