Carl Addy_Film is Fragile | STASH MAGAZINE

Burning the Best of British Cinema: “Film is Fragile”

Brilliant concept and exacting execution from director Carl Addy and the Mill+ crew in response to an open brief from the British Film Institute to create a fund-raising film for its mission to preserve and restore the national film archive. [Read more]

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The Best of Channel 4’s Self Portraits

4creative, the in-house creative agency for all Channel 4’s brands, just posted a series of riveting and insightful compilations from the broadcaster’s excellent Self Portraits series featuring interviews with top directors and actors revealing their influences and favorite filmmaking moments. [Read more]

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Behold the Teaser for Sergio Pablos’ “Klaus”

Just when you thought mainstream hand-drawn animated features had died completely, director Sergio Pablos releases this stunning teaser for “Klaus.” Currently in development thru his SPA Studios in Madrid, the film promises bold and innovative lighting choices, beat-perfect story telling and extraordinary character work. [Read more]

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Image Engine Brings “Chappie” to Life for Neill Blomkamp

Vancouver’s Image Engine handles the majority of the VFX work in Neill Blomkamp’s new robot-coming-of-age feature called “Chappie” featuring an exceptionally emotive CG hero plus the genius casting choice of the decade: Yo-Landi and Ninja from Die Antwoord as the criminals who abduct him.
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HouseSpecial: “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia”

Back in May, Portland animation studio LAIKA announced it was spinning off its advertising division LAIKA/House to focus on feature films.

The new independent entity, branded House Special and lead by president Lourri Hammack, CD Kirk Kelley and MD of strategic operations Al Cubillas, are off to a promising start completing the end credits of LAIKA’s Boxtrolls and this acerbic in-house CG short called “A Tale of Momentum & Inertia.” [Read more]

Eve Weinberg Causes Climate “Disruption”

Designer/animator/storyteller Eve Weinberg and her Brooklyn studio NeverOddorEven (it’s a palindrome) transforms the dry history of climate science into compelling motion in one of three clips she directed this summer for “Disruption,” a doc sponsored by 350.org.

“The film was intended to do two things: Inform viewers about the science and history of climate change and get people out to the march on Sunday Sept 21st. Now that the march is over, we’ll re-cut the film to make it feature length and distribute it through a channel like Netflix (fingers crossed).” [Read more]