Emma Catnip Bloom AI Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Emma Catnip Blends AI With Art in “Bloom” Short Film

London-based director/music producer Emma Catnip just dropped her latest motion experiment, a short film/music video called Bloom she describes as part of her “ongoing exploration of how AI can complement human creativity in animation.” [Watch]

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Sava Zivkovic and Axis Studios Drop Four Cinematics for Destiny 2: The Final Shape

In one of the last projects out the door of Glasgow’s Axis Studios before the company’s closure this week, director Sava Zivkovic conjures a series of ambitious and atmospheric CG cinematics for Bungie’s Destiny 2 franchise. [Watch]

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TRAUM INC Swallows the Beats Pill in New Product Film

How do you keep a fact-filled product film visually and emotionally engaging for three minutes? Director Thomas Traum and his team at TRAUM INC deliver the answer in this smooth and nimble explainer for the re-engineered Beats Pill Bluetooth speaker. [Watch]

Tektura Studio and Mammoth Visualize Research for University of Birmingham | STASH MAGAZINE

Tektura Studio and Mammoth Visualize Research for University of Birmingham

Tektura Studio, the motion team that dropped this spec CG stunner earlier this year, is back with a cascade of wonderful imagery for a University of Birmingham campaign thru London agency Mammoth. [Watch]

Tiffany Tedy Lost Echoes Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Tiffany Tedy Listens to “Lost Echoes” in New Short Film

Director/animator Tiffany Tedy takes Stash fans on a guided tour into the creative and technical challenges behind her standout CG student project “Lost Echoes” which she describes as “a deeply personal short film”. [Watch]

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Brilliance in Motion: Preview All the Design, Animation, and VFX Work Packed into Stash 166

The planet’s only streaming platform dedicated to motion design, animation, and VFX – aka the Stash Permanent Collection – keeps growing with the addition of issue 166, packing in another two full hours of inspiration and insight. [Watch]

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Digital Design Days Returns to Milan October 6-8

The one and only Digital Design Days returns to Milan October 6-8, once again becoming the global center of the Digital Design community, connecting creative professionals with innovative brands and the brightest minds in the industry. [Watch]

Tendril and WOUQ Launch CypherSphere for Deloitte | STASH MAGAZINE

Tendril and WOUQ Launch CypherSphere for Deloitte

Teaming up with German directing duo WOUQ (aka Mariusz Becker and Philip Lück), the Tendril design and motion crew craft a series of abstract and tactile interactive films for the launch of Deloitte’s CypherSphere security platform. [Watch]

Blue Zoo & GOOD Agency Help the RSPB Campaign Because Nature Can’t

A smart mix of humor and urgency from London’s Blue Zoo Animation and GOOD Agency makes an entertaining and effective case for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the UK’s largest nature conservation charity. [Watch]

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Pictoplasma’s Character Madness Hits NYC September 19-20, 2024

The 10th Pictoplasma NYC Conference on Contemporary Character Design and Art invades Manhattan September 19-20 at the SVA Theatre on West 23rd Street with a stellar line up of speakers, plus workshops, screenings, and portfolio reviews. [Watch]

The Avett Brothers Love of A Girl Music Video Victor Haegelin WIZZ | STASH MAGAZINE

Victor Haegelin and WIZZ Craft a Crazed Charmer for The Avett Brothers’ “Love of A Girl”

WIZZ director Victor Haegelin, whose many stop-motion marvels include the short film Captain 3D (on the cover of Stash 131), continues to innovate with this frantic and intensely detailed music video for American band The Avett Brothers. [Watch]

Peace-Seeking Flamingos Go to War in “CODE ROSE”

École des Nouvelles Images, the 3D animation school in Avignon, France, (whose best student work we track here) just released a fabulous new short film called CODE ROSE, concerning an aircraft carrier and several million defiant Flamingos. [Watch]

Floris Kruger Out Of Office Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Witness the Happy Chaos of Floris Kruger’s “Out Of Office” Spec Spot

The recent uptick in beautifully rendered spec CG product films (here for example) is certainly a welcome trend and this project from Stockholm 3D artist and motion designer Floris Kruger extends the genre with a refreshing touch of comedy. [Watch]

Duncan Elms and Friends Open Camp Mograph Australia

Duncan Elms, best known as the prolific CD at Elastic in Los Angeles, gathers a troop of 14 collaborators for this elaborate sequence that opened the most recent Camp Mograph, a three-day creative sleep over in the wilds of Brisbane, Australia. [Watch]