• Thorne Healthy Ageing by Buck | STASH MAGAZINE

    BUCK Contemplates “Healthy Aging” for Thorne

    Taking inspiration from both surrealist and romantic artists, ECD Ben Langsfeld and the BUCK crew mix painting, 3D, live-action, and a touch of machine learning into a series of reflective vignettes for wellness brand Thorne. [Watch]

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Parallel “Finding Prime” Game Teaser by Oscar Mar

Toronto-based designer, animator, and illustrator Oscar Mar recently made the decision to forgo client work to concentrate on Parallel, a new venture built to develop sci-fi IP including a trading card game of the same name. [Watch]

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VW Amarok Reveal Film by TACTYC Studio and Effekt-Etage

With a sharp mix of abstracted macro CG and pristinely rendered product features, German design and animation studios TACTYC and Effekt-Etage launch the 2022 edition of Volkswagen’s Amarok pickup truck in a dramatic two-minute showpiece. [Watch]

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Mark Zibert’s “Immortal” Short Film for The Royal Ontario Museum

Working from a script by Toronto agency Broken Heart Love Affair and backed up by VFX from Motif Studios and Tantrum, Scouts Honour director Mark Zibert condenses 4.6 billion years of history into six powerful minutes. [Watch]

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Job, Joris & Marieke Expose “A Double Life” in New Short Film

Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning Dutch directors Job Roggeveen, Joris Oprins, and Marieke Blaauw just released their latest short film, a rather dark comedy/thriller about gender conformity. [Watch]

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Stevie Gee & Essy May Unbox More Amazon Music

Blinkink directing duo Stevie Gee & Essy May are back with another animated mashup for Amazon Music in this merry merger of miniatures, 2D animation, and stop motion thru Droga5 London. [Watch]

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Katy Wang and Gabriel Greenough Look at Joy and Human Flourishing for On Being

New London-based directing duo Katy Wang and Gabriel Greenough seamlessly weave 2D and 3D animation into a dreamlike celebration of the natural world for On Being, the podcast hosted by journalist and author Krista Tippett. [Watch]

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Skull and Bones Game Trailer by Goodbye Kansas

Grandly atmospheric set pieces and genuinely emotional moments with the protagonist elevate this trailer crafted by director Emnet Muluget and Goodbye Kansas for Ubisoft’s upcoming action-adventure game Skull and Bones thru DDB Paris. [Watch]

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“Nature Drill” Short Film by Peter Tomaszewicz

London CG artist Peter Tomaszewicz continues his surreal motion experiments with Nature Drill, a new piece he describes as a “quirky and playful selection of factory-like elements embracing each other in a minimal yet bouncy set.” [Watch]

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Gorillaz Enter a New Dimension with “Cracker Island ft. Thundercat” Music Video

Formed in 1998, Gorillaz were not the first virtual band (see Alvin and the Chipmunks, 1958) but certainly the coolest and now, almost 25 years later, the quartet moves into a new phase with this mix of 3D and live-action directed by co-founder Jamie Hewlett and Nexus Studios’ Fx Goby. [Watch]

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Bliss and MANSON Help Celebrate Nike’s 50th Anniversary

The design and motion team at Bliss in Barcelona team with Spanish directing trio MANSON and Agency AKQA for a loose and low-tech look at key moments in Nike history for the brand’s 50th anniversary. [Watch]

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The Mill Teases Season 4 of Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” Series on FX

Plenty of strange things are afoot in Atlanta as the fourth and final season of Donald Glover’s multi-award-winning TV series returns to FX Networks this September. [Watch]

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Coinbase “The Degen Trilogy: Part 1” by Lauren Indovina, Partizan, and LIGHT

Director and concept artist Lauren Indovina heads up a sprawling international production crew, led by VFX and animation studio LIGHT, as they corral NFTs, bored apes, and web3 into a crypto adventure of epic proportions. [Watch]

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What Makes a Goer Go? Conoco and ROOF Have a Few Ideas

Venerable US oil and gas company Conoco gets a thoroughly quirky update in this series of fun character films by director Lucas Camargo and the design/animation team at ROOF in New York. [Watch]

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Sacha Beeley Stages a Second Pube Musical for Venus

Working to a track by rapper/songwriter Princess Nokia, Strange Beast director Sacha Beeley stages the sequel to her 2021 adland hit “The Pube Song” in the ongoing quest to make the world more comfortable with the hair down there. [Watch]