Pacciani_Dark Souls II | STASH MAGAZINE

The Darkly Dark Darkness of Dark Souls II

Packing enough hardcore tropes to anchor four video game trailers, this full CG film from Tokyo-based director Alessandro Pacciani and VFX house From Software for Namco Bandai’s Dark Souls II holds together with artful rendering, believable mocap and ambitious scope. File under Guilty Pleasure. [Read more]

Polynoid: New Work, New Production Company

Berlin’s Polynoid (aka Jan Bitzer, Ilija Brunck, Csaba Letay, Fabian Pross, Tom Weber) just released this ambitious/meticulous Dragon Eternity game trailer thru their new prodco/studio venture called Woodblock designed to separate production from the “pure directing and filmmaking character that defines Polynoid as a creative collective. Woodblock opens up new possibilities for us as filmmakers, and for our studio as a production house by introducing our roster of different directing talent and artists.” [Read more]