Jona Pahl Hits the Stash Radar with “The Ark” Opening Titles

German 3D artist and motion designer Jona Pahl makes his Stash debut with this intriguing spec CG title sequence and process reel for a sci-fi series called The Ark, exploring the complex bonds between animals and humans. [Watch]

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Bureau Klaus Alman Rescues Anomaly 002 “Conductor”

Following up on the delightfully surreal 2022 CG short Launderette, the team at Bureau Klaus Alman just released Conductor, a client project rescued from cancellation and now the second in their series of Anomaly films. [Watch]

Ianus Studio Controls the Crazy for Coffee Foundation

Augmenting a full branding project by AD/designer Paolo Vendramini for mental health non-profit Coffee Foundation, Milan illustration/animation house Ianus Studio crafts a relaxed and upbeat manifesto film. [Watch]

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Catch Art&Graft and NotReal IRL at Motion North Meet Up July 10

The July 2024 Motion North event in Manchester will feature live presentations from star motion design studios Art&Graft and NotReal. [Watch]

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Media.Work Explores “Connections” in New Motion Research

In their latest in-house motion experiment, the team at Media.Work explore abstract and tactile representations of collaboration, both as connective social tissue and to “visualize flows of ideas between curious minds.” [Watch]

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Ronnie Koff and Imaginary Forces Open “Dark Matter” for Apple TV+

In direct contrast to the sly comedy of his recent title work for the Roast of Tom Brady, Imaginary Forces CD Ronnie Koff leads viewers thru an austere brutalist labyrinth in the opening for Dark Matter on Apple TV+. [Watch]

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Framestore Powers 2024 Refugee Olympic Team to Paris

Director/ECD William Bartlett leads the Framestore production and VFX teams in this merger of 2D, 3D, and AI designed to raise awareness and support for the Refugee Olympic Team as they prep for the Paris games this summer. [Watch]

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Clim Studio Stages “Newfound Equilibrium” Exhibit for Samsung at MDW2024

Clim Studio in Barcelona ventured forth to Milano Design Week this year to craft a digital exhibition on behalf of Samsung and agency Cheil International designed to give audiences “contemplative, meaningful, dream-like experiences”. [Watch]

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Stash 165: Preview the Ultimate Inspiration and BTS Issue

The Stash Permanent Collection, aka the planet’s only streaming platform dedicated to motion design, animation, and VFX, just added another massive chapter of inspiration and behind-the-scenes features with issue 165. [Watch]

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Dropbear and Photoplay Raise the Alarm on Australia Deforestation for Greenpeace

Photoplay director/animator Dropbear (aka Jonathan Chong) helps Greenpeace draw attention to the consequences of rampant deforestation in Australia and its tragic effects on the koala with this stop-motion film. [Watch]

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Will Carsola and Titmouse Unleash “The Adventures of Murder Man” for Liquid Death

Working with LA animation studio Titmouse, Liquid Death CD (and creator of Adult Swim series Mr. Pickles and Momma Named Me Sheriff) Will Carsola drops a haywire faux trailer starring the brand’s mascot Murder Man. [Watch]

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Zone Studio Relaunches Classic Diorissimo Fragrance for DIOR

For the limited edition re-release of Diorissimo, a luxury fragrance introduced by Christian Dior in 1956, Zone Studio in Paris team with CG specialists Ilya Lindberg and Oleg Zvyagintzev to craft an intimate and tactile launch film. [Watch]

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Puppet Madness: Behind the Scenes on “Group Session”

Take a peek at the making of Group Session, the bonkers, nine-minute puppet extravaganza by Dutch creative houses Studio Mals and Setreset that made it’s premiere as the opening film at OFFF Barcelona 2024. [Watch]

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Chris Carboni Delivers “THE KISS” for Equal Justice Initiative

In the first of a series of 10 films for the Alabama non-profit Equal Justice Initiative, CD Chris Carboni and his team at Reunion merge AI into documentary filmmaking to illuminate a heart-wrenching narrative of racial injustice. [Watch]