• Evolution of stop-motion | STASH MAGAZINE

    Vugar Efendi “THE EVOLUTION OF STOP-MOTION”

    Like vinyl records, stop-motion animation refuses to be replaced by more practical and efficient digital alternatives. Join UK filmmaker Vugar Efendi on his tour back thru 39 films and 116 years of hand-crafted frame-by-frame magic.
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SMITH & FOULKES spread the LOVE

UK directing duo Smith & Foulkes of Nexus Productions continue their winning streak while taking the piss out of violent video games in this brilliant musical send-up for Coke. Created in HD, the fully CG spot screens in cinemas from August  11th in the U.S. followed by television worldwide and took 15 weeks to produce. […] [Read more]

PLASTIC KID

Plastic Kid, a.k.a. Danish graphic artist Jakob Printzlau, has been busy this year. Two pieces worth a look are his trash-covered contribution to the Dunny Show Copenhagen and an Artbreak for MTV France that reminds me of older Neasden Control Centre work (which I always loved). Check out all the Dunny Show Copenhagen creations here. [Read more]

BLOMKAMP TO DIRECT HALO FEATURE

Neill Blomkamp, the VFX golden boy of the advertising world is set to direct the new Halo feature based on the insanely popular XBox game. The screenplay was written by Alex Garland the author of "28 Days Later" and "The Beach." Dark Horizons reports that Guillermo del Toro was up for the challenge until he […] [Read more]

MUKPUDDY

Get a snappy dose of Flash work in this trailer for the Sparkle Friends series from Aukland’s Mukpuddy Animation. Found via drawn.ca.   [Read more]

Hello Pinthin

Jonathan Garin at Pinthin just sent over this delightfully psychedelic piece he and Naomi Nishimura created for Hello Kitty’s Secret House exhibition in Hong Kong. It’s called "Gifts of Dance and Magic Trance" wherein "Kitty Meets her new friends Panda and Panther. Traveling through mysterious forests and sunny beaches she discovers new hidden treasures.  Kitty’s […] [Read more]

LocoRoco eyecandy

UK director Carolina Melis has a way with organic whimsy and puts it to good use here for the PSP abstract action game LocoRoco. Check out more of Melis’ work in the directors section of the Nexus Productions site. [Read more]

FREAKSHOW FROM LE BEAT

Fun-and-tasty show open for a Bunch.tv online program called Freakshow from Le Beat in Köln, Germany.   [Read more]

THOM YORKE LAMENTS, BENT IMAGE LAB ANIMATES

Thom Yorke’s latest video for the track "Harrowdown Hill" (the weightly song about David Kelly – the controversial British weapons inspector whose 2003 suicide is considered suspicious) from director Chel White at Bent Image Lab intros with a stunning example of tilt-shift lens photography applied to the moving image. I think the track is fantastic, […] [Read more]