Gimmick Studio demo reel 2023 | STASH MAGAZINE

What’s the Gimmick with Gimmick’s New Reel?

Stash does not publish many demo reels because most do not coalesce into anything more than the sum of their parts: a series of clips and a music track. Working with Quebec music mavens Supersavant, Montreal’s Gimmick Studio achieves a rare thing, a motion design reel that you wish was longer. [Watch]

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The Mill Tames a World Gone Wild in Game Trailer for EA’s Wild Hearts

EA’s new monster-hunting role-playing game Wild Hearts launches with this spectacular full-throttle CG trailer, a massive effort from Mill+ director Morten Vinther and the animation and creature crews at The Mill studios in Shanghai, Bangalore, London, and LA. [Watch]

“Aire” Short Film Looks at the Quiet Devastation of Quarantine

The Buenos Aires duo of director/animator Bruno Persico and graphic designer/writer Clara Fernández look back at the unexpected consequences of the pandemic shutdown on our closest relationships in their short film Aire. [Watch]

Raindrop Short film Manuel Neto Ordinary Folk | STASH MAGAZINE

“Raindrop” Short film by Manuel Neto and Ordinary Folk

Ordinary Folk animator and motion designer Manuel Neto takes over the director’s chair for this concise and charming story of one intrepid character’s heroic response to the threat of rain. [Watch]

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10 Years Later, PES Updates His “Het Klokhuis” Title Sequence

Stop-motion innovator and Oscar-nominee PES unpeels new opening titles for the TV show Het Klokhuis (The Apple Core) on Dutch public network NTR, refreshing the frenetic originals he crafted back in 2013. [Watch]

The Meeps Love Louder Music Video | STASH MAGAZINE

Virtual Band The Meeps Drop “Love Louder” Music Video

Director Olivier Staphylas (Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) teams with choreographer Nicky Andersen (BTS, Taylor Swift) and a serious character design/animation crew to launch Simon Fuller’s virtual band The Meeps. [Watch]