A new PES film is always cause for a smile or six and so it goes with “Submarine Sandwich,” two minutes of pure stop motion PES-ness with help from a sizable crew including DOP Eric Adkins and VFX super Cam Leeburg plus support from 1114 Kickstarter backers and NIKON. [Read more]
UK director Kris Hofmann and her intrepid stop motion crew spent five months helping Harry the urban hedgehog find his way back to the safety of the forest. Turns out numbers of the wee spiny beasts have plummeted from 30 million to one million in Britain due “to loss of habitat and a variety of man-made dangers”. [Read more]
The Stash Permanent Collection keeps growing with Stash 108 adding another 31 brilliant animation, VFX and motion design projects totaling over 110 minutes of inspiration and insight including our biggest line up of behind-the-scenes yet, plus exclusive interviews with the designer and directors behind the work. [Read more]
“Wish You Were Here? offers an alternate, off-kilter and somewhat belated 50th anniversary tribute to the D&AD, summing up in an unusual way many highlights from over five decades of Pencil winners, it’s also part of a broader Call for Entries campaign aimed at generating awareness and excitement around the 2015 D&AD Professional Awards.
“We didn’t want to simply create a collage of pieces in a retrospective reel fashion. Our goal was to offer a creative reinterpretation of the Awards’ heritage… all the while keeping a coherent visual identity throughout, since D&AD is notorious for its strong brand integrity.” [Read more]
Gentleman Scholar show off their typographic and multi-media chops with this perfectly-paced clip for HP’s new Sprout 3D-scanning PC thru 180LA. “The vignettes were crafted to conjure both the nostalgia of physical artistry and the exciting possibilities of digital immersion, with the typography acting as a [Read more]
Kyle Cooper and his team dare you to look too closely at their opening sequence for FX Network’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” a disturbing mix of stop-motion grotesquery, 2D nightmares and live action creep-outs housed in carefully crafted miniature environments and all shot in the Prologue garage in Venice, CA. [Read more]