• Stefan Sagmeister The Happy Film | STAHS MAGAZINE

    Trailer for Sagmeister’s “The Happy Film”

    Six years in the making, Stefan Sagmeister’s feature documentary “The Happy Film” finds the NYC graphic celebrity on a quest to answer the question “How does one become happy?” by turning himself into a design project. [Read more]

RÖYKSOPP BY DAMIEN FERRIÉ

You may remeber Damien Ferrié as one of the directors of Overtime, the spectacular black and white student film out of Supinfocom in 2004 that cleaned up at festivals around the world. He is now repped out of Paris by La Pac and recently completed this mellow and enigmatic video for Beautiful Day, the latest […] [Read more]

STUDIO AKA FOR ITV

Studio AKA is one of the UK’s most venerable purveyors of fresh/quirky/brilliant Character Animation and they pull out the full bag of tricks for this ITV promo directed by Mic Graves (he got an Oscar nomination for S4C’s Canterbury Tales and was the series CD on Monkey Dust).   [Read more]

Animex audience choice awards

Can’t say I agree with the audience choice (Francisco Alvarez, from Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada for ‘La Balada Del Carupanero Timido’) but there is some fine viewing to be had among the 43 nominated entries on the Animex site. My hands-down personal fave is "The Building" (Marco Nguyen, Pierre Perifel, Xavier Ramonede, Oliver Staphylas, Remi […] [Read more]

CONDUIT FOR TELEKOM

South Africa’s ruling cool kids of mograph keep the paint drips to a minimum and add some 3D tricks to a well-worn technique in this new spot for a charity soccer tournament. [Read more]

www.oooooouch.com

Not sure how I missed this great time-waster site. Nicely designed and executed yet silly and sophomoric at the same time. And Vangelis is on the jukebox. Seriously. [Read more]

PANDO

Super useful, totally easy (and completely free) application for Windows 2000/XP or Mac OS X that lets you send massive video files via email without compressing or transcoding them. www.pando.com   [Read more]

Psst! PASS IT ON

The Psst! Pass it On project was conceived and curated by Bran Dougherty-Johnson of Grow Design Work. Inspired by the Surrealist game of Exquisite Corpse and the children’s pastime Telephone, these six minute-long films were created by an incredible list of video and audio artists from New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Berlin working sequentially […] [Read more]

Cesar Pesquera

Here’s a refreshing new reel from a very busy guy. Cesar Pesquera is a director, graphic designer and artist based in Spain. He co-founded design/prodco Actop, is art director of Ruga®Magazine and associate director of Rojo®Magazine and recently finished his first experimental short film Passer/8. [Read more]