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Time to Meet Ben West’s “OtherHalf”

By day Ben West toils as a VFX supervisor at Framestore in LA, but by night he writes and directs short films like FUGU & TAKO, a surprisingly poignant buddy film about turning into a pufferfish. His newest labor of love explores a different relationship: a man breaking up with himself. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2015: Ben West “Fugu & Tako”

In March 2015, Framestore LA creative director Ben West released his phenomenal buddy-film sushi comedy “FUGU & TAKO” exploring the perils and unexpected perks of eating live puffer fish. The film and perfectly realized VFX were created while West was a director and VFX super at Robot in Sydney. [Read more]

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FUGU & TAKO Graphic Novel Passes Funding Goal on Kickstarter

It’s official, Ben West’s brilliant FUGU & TAKO short film will become a graphic novel, placing the mutated heroes in a “battle against their own ineptitude, a legion of yakuza, and a Godzilla-like monster.” You have till Friday, Jun 12 2015 10:34 AM EDT to pledge on Kickstarter and grab sweet rewards including a signed hardcopy of the graphic novel and limited edition signed original illustrations.
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Ben West Loses His Head Over “FUGU & TAKO”

Ben West, currently creative director at Framestore LA, just released the full version of his phenomenal sushi comedy “FUGU & TAKO” for your viewing pleasure. The doc-style buddy film (exploring the perils and unexpected pleasures of eating live puffer fish) and the perfectly realized VFX were created [Read more]