PostPanic’s Manic “30 Seconds”

UK sound designer Simon Pyke’s ongoing 30 Seconds project (challenging filmmakers to freely interpret a supplied audio clip) causes three directors from PostPanic in Amsterdam to abandon any sense of impropriety in what the studio calls “an x-rated cocktail of cell animation, stop motion, motion graphics and a lot of genitalia.” [Read more]

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Steve Boot “Once Upon a Blue Moon”

Wonderful mixed-media stop motion character animation from Manchester director/animator Steve Boot called “Once Upon a Blue Moon,” and a fave on the international film fest circuit. [Read more]

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Chris Hopewell: Radiohead “Burn the Witch”

Bristol designer/director Chris Hopewell returns to directing with this spooky stop-motion folktale with a terrible twist for Radiohead’s “Burn the Witch,” recalling the style of vintage UK kid’s shows like The Trumptonshire Trilogy. [Read more]

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Aardman: Stop Motion “Monster Stains” for Persil

Ten artists, three months, 340 white shirts and 2,576 stain-painted frames later, Aardman and Kode Media prove “Dirt Is Good” for Persil laundry detergent in this painstaking stop-motion film thru Ogilvy & Mather, UK. [Read more]

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Inspiration + Insight = Stash 116

With the addition of issue 116, the Stash Permanent Collection now features 4,400 of the planet’s most innovative and inspiring design, animation and VFX projects – plus behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews with the creative and production talent behind the work. [Read more]

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Yves Geleyn Makes Your Happy Meal Happier

Thirty crew, 12 weeks, six sets, plus hundreds of 3D-printed and hand-painted miniature characters culminate in director Yves Geleyn‘s intricate new stop-motion Happy Meal clip shot on Hornet’s stage in Brooklyn for McDonalds thru Leo Burnett UK. [Read more]