Like vinyl records, stop-motion animation refuses to be replaced by more practical and efficient digital alternatives. Join UK filmmaker Vugar Efendi on his tour back thru 39 films and 116 years of hand-crafted frame-by-frame magic.
In direct contrast to his last Honda spot – the massively complex table-top adventure called “Paper” – Oscar-nominated stop motion maven Adam Pesapane (aka PES) invades the Esther Williams Stage at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City constructing five life-size sets in this new 60-second opus for the 2017 Honda Ridgeline. [Read more]
Ready for visual overload? Then you’re gonna love Stash 118 as it jams yet another 31 video projects into the Stash Permanent Collection – the planet’s largest online archive of design, animation and VFX, plus behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews. [Read more]
Directing duo Wriggles and Robins (Tom Wrigglesworth and Matt Robinson) team with fellow Londoners Treat Studios to fashion a clever animated ode to the Euro 16 tournament using the pages of the sports section as both the inspiration and the canvas for their over-sized flip book. [Read more]
In “OSSA,” Milan director/animator Dario Imbrogno blurs the line between the making-of video and final film, not only revealing the mechanics of stop motion’s armatures and cinematography but carefully incorporating them as dramatic elements in the narrative. [Read more]
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…” [Read more]