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Giant Ant Asks “What if?”

Master-storytellers Giant Ant and fellow Vancouverites Taiji Brand Group elevate the profile of a Canadian government rural development initiative with this engaging explainer clip packed with intriguing details painted in a welcoming palette. [Watch]

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HouseSpecial Adapts Short into Spot for Animation Jobs

The number of job titles may not be complete, but this new spot for job aggregation site Indeed (adapted by HouseSpecial from their award-winning CG short “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”) is guaranteed to make your uncle Gene chuckle and ask “What the hell’s a compositor?” Agency: Mullen. [Watch]

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Dougal Wilson, Blinkink and MPC: IKEA “The Joy of Storage”

A combination of puppetry from Jonny & Will at Blinkink and CG from MPC (created from a range of nature and bird references) elevates Dougal Wilson‘s new IKEA spot for Mother into the first major-league awards threat of 2015. [Watch]

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Greg Barth’s Handmade Musical Treat

London-based Swiss designer-turned-director Greg Barth turns this promo for Hello Play (a Belgian online electronic music platform) into a fun showcase for his trademark surreal ideas and minimal esthetic, creating all the visuals in-camera using stop motion, 3D prints, and 13 pounds of white chocolate. [Watch]

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Dress Code: “The Future of What’s Left Behind”

Manhattan’s Dress Code and Ogilvy & Mather elevate the dry task of explaining the process behind creating renewable energy from crop waste into 90 engaging seconds of informative 3D for Spanish multinational Abengoa. [Watch]

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Best of Stash 2014 Preview #4: “Supermoine Holypop”

The cover of Stash 104 featured this jaw-dropper of a promo from Parisian character specialists Supamonks for a soft drink brewed by Catholic monks called Holypop. Hang on to your frock. Supamonks: “In the south of France, close to the Bourget Lake, stands a friary called ‘Les Frères de la Sainte Famille’. For more than […] [Watch]