XFCTR Caterpillar Motion Megan Palero | STASH MAGAZINE

XFCTR “Caterpillar Motion” by Megan Palero

Megan Palero, a motion designer/animator based in the Philippines, crafts a complex geometric world populated with surreal and gentle characters in this dreamy music video for “Caterpillar Motion” by Philadelphia rapper/producer Sudo Williams. [Read more]

Chris Carboni Self, Contained animated short film | STASH MAGAZINE

“Self, Contained” by Chris Carboni

NYC animation director Chris Carboni (who created the fabulous Cruisr “All Over” music video featured in Stash 109), just released this animated short film about a woman struggling with Transient Global Amnesia.
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Dan Castro Herman Brown is Feeling Down animated short film | STASH MAGAZINE

“Herman Brown is Feeling Down” by Dan Castro

Royal College of Art grad Dan Castro channels his personal experiences with anxiety and stress into a beguiling animated short film using a combination of digital and traditional ink-on-film techniques. [Read more]

Rang-tan: the story of dirty palm oil Passion Animation | STASH MAGAZINE

Greenpeace “Rang-tan: The Story of Dirty Palm Oil”

Passion Animation directors Salon Alpin help Greenpeace spotlight the destruction of Indonesian rainforest for the production of palm oil with an emotional 90-second film narrated by Emma Thompson. [Read more]

Dove + Cartoon Network | “I’m Fine” Picasso Pictures| STASH MAGAZINE

Dove and Cartoon Network “I’m Fine”

Picasso Pictures director Frankie Swan animates the complex hidden feelings of a young girl in this spot for Dove and Cartoon Network “helping young girls understand that being themselves feels better than trying to fit in.” [Read more]

Animated Children's Book Trailers volume 1 | STASH MAGAZINE

Children’s Book Trailers: Volume 1

As a semi-serious collector of children’s books, I have a soft spot for animated children’s book trailers. These three films all showcase the genre’s challenges of staying true to a volume’s particular charm as well as its illustration style. [Read more]