Edward Gorey Accidents | STASH MAGAZINE

Edward Gorey “Accidents, Blunders and Calamities”

Forty-four third year Bachelor of Art and Design students at the Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand turn the jet-black humor of Edward Gorey’s “Accidents, Blunders and Calamitiesis” loose on 30 unlucky CG creatures in this mini-masterwork of seamless VFX and beat-perfect comic timing. [Watch]

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The Secret Life of “Bananas”

Mixing the silly with the sublime, London director/designers Xander Marritt and Elias Freiberger team with FutureDeluxe to concoct a striking CG short about “the conscious and subconscious. Reality and surreality. A reflection of life, a personification of the immediacy in the way we conduct ourselves.” [Watch]

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Cordell Barker Ponders “If I Was God…”

Real-life Canadian animation legend Cordell Barker – creator of Oscar-nominated shorts “The Cat Came Back” and “Strange Invaders” plus hundreds of commercials – takes on the “the difficult gateway between childhood and adolescence” in his latest opus “If I Was God…” [Watch]

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Valere Amirault, Mécanique Générale: “Symphony of Two Minds”

Join director/CD Valere Amirault and the animation crew at Paris CG specialists Mécanique Générale on their trippy (but gorgeously rendered) jaunt into animated existentialism called “Symphony of Two Minds.” [Watch]

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Interspecies Intrigue with “Chaud Lapin”

The genre of animal love triangles slips into murderous new territory in “Chaud Lapin,” the carefully rendered graduation film directed and animated by Supinfocom Arles students Géraldine Gaston, Alexis Magaud, Flora Andrivon, Maël Berreur, and Soline Bejuy. [Watch]

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Three Keys to Your “Self-Esteem”

London animation director and designer Jesse Collett brings a soft and whimsical feel to the latest nugget of wisdom from School of Life founder Alain de Botton, an insightful and surprising look at the factors contributing to your own sense of self-esteem. [Watch]

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