Implementation Jim Schmidt Felix Fischer Carolin Schramm Story-Synopsis Cubert’s life is determined by work. Endless repetitions of the same tasks, dull routines, a perfect construction of monotony. Suddenly he is wrenched out of his daily grind and is confronted with a seemingly inescapable system. His quest for an exit leads him deep into a labyrinth of monotony – and to the bounds of his sanity.

Schmidt, Fischer, Schramm: “Lost Cubert”

If your current job reeks of a certain Kafka-ness, this animated short may be just what you need. Fresh off a successful festival run, “Lost Cubert” was created by Jim Schmidt, Felix Fischer and Carolin Schramm while studying at Hochschule RheinMain in Wiesbaden, Germany. [Read more]

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The Unusual Discoveries of Captain Turkey Nose: Lesson 1

The Copenhagen duo masquerading as BenniSteptoe (aka animator Benjamin Agersted and illustrator Patrick Steptoe) unleash the first unusual discovery of Captain Turkey Nose, their eccentric but somewhat less-than-valiant hero.
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Eoin Duffy Reveals the Truth About Christmas Eve

How is it possible for Santa to deliver all those presents in one night? Vancouver director/animator Eoin Duffy takes a stab at the answer. [Read more]

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Johannes Schiehsl “366 Days”

Medicate yourself against the mad materialism of the season with this thoughtful and wonderfully low-key graduation short by Austrian director/animator Johannes Schiehsl and crew which just finished it’s tour of over 70 festivals. [Read more]

What Happens if Your Architect Parents Redesign Christmas?

Norwegian-born Montreal animator Torill Kove gives us a glimpse of taking design too far. Via the NFB. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2014 Preview #3: “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou”

Ringling College students Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon hit every beat perfectly in their graduation film, a stellar four-minute romantic comedy called “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou.” [Read more]