Sibling Rivalry Rebrands Nicktoons

Creative collective Sibling Rivalry answers the question many parents (and the exec’s at Nicktoons) are asking: What does a nine-year old boy think is awesome? The studio’s reply, as demo’d by this insane montage is a combination of humor, action and intense color created with a mashup of live action, stop motion, 2D, and 3D.
[Watch]

Studio AKA_Herman Miller | STASH MAGAZINE

Studio AKA for Herman Miller’s FORMWORK

Minimal, elegant and perfectly rendered, this one-minute reveal/demonstration of Herman Miller’s “pluralistic and stackable” FORMWORK modular desk accessories by Studio AKA in London was commissioned by design consultancy Graphic Thought Facility who also designed the branding/packaging for the product. [Watch]

WIZZdesign Unit Image Oasis | STASH MAGAZINE

WIZZdesign and Unit Image Induce “The Berryfly Effect”

The all-Paris team of WIZZdesign directing collective Andy’s and CG masters Unit Image conjure the first in a four-part live-action/3D series of mini-blockbusters for the soft drink brand Oasis thru the Marcel agency. Written by feature film screenwriter Yoann Gromb, the spot’s 3-day studio shoot required a crew of [Watch]

Simpsons_Brick Like Me | STASH MAGAZINE

Official Lego Simpsons Trailer “Brick Like Me”

According to Variety, “The Simpsons recently hit a ratings low, but it’s possible the Lego theme could help.” Duh, ya think? Leveraging the blockbuster success of the The Lego Movie for the 550th episode of TV’s longest running animated show is the perfect tonic to spike interest among former viewers and pull in a [Watch]

Volbers_Mite | STASH MAGAZINE

Walter Volbers “MITE”

Ten years ago Frankfurt animator Walter Volbers started a personal project called MITE, a one-shot 3.5-minute CG short. A few minutes ago he finally dropped the render-intensive finished film in our inbox (render times ranged up to 3.5 hours per frame). Toolkit: XSI/softimage (RIP), Arnold, Nuke, Mootzoid, Momentum.

[Watch]

Zeitguised_Birds | STASH MAGAZINE

Birds and Comme des Garçons Get Zeitguised

Few people on the planet light up abstract 3D the way Zeitguised do. Like most, the Berlin studio pays the bills with gigs for consumer brands but also supplement their workflow with surreal and playful experiments. The results are most often a combination of wonder and delight, as seen here with “Birds” and recent work [Watch]