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Floria Sigismondi Captures Thierry Mugler’s Alien

We carry very few fashion films on Stash but this new spot from director/photographer Floria Sigismondi thru Quad with VFX by Digital District grabbed our attention for its reverential depiction of “a Solar Goddess awakening to the light” shot in the stunning Castello di Sammezzano in Tuscany and set to the [Read more]

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Platige Fights Fate with “Vikings”

Director Tomek Baginski and a massive crew from Platige Image in Warsaw wrangle the stars of History Channel’s Vikings into a powerful promo augmented with dramatic and seamless CG. Tomek Baginski: “All marketing materials were shot at the same time, so we only had each actor for an hour. That meant [Read more]

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Floris+Menno+Mystery+Surrealism = Shortcutz

Amsterdam creative duo Floris Vos and Menno Fokma continue their exploration of CG and live action with these elegant/eccentric black and white category opens for the local Shortcutz film awards, “We created 11 idents in a period of only four weeks so we decided to keep it simple. We came up with a list of metaphors for [Read more]

Method Reveal Their “Childlike Imagination” for GE

In terms of screen time, Method Studio’s feature-level VFX dominate this spot but somehow never steal the spotlight, always serving the story and enhancing the young narrator’s sense of wonder and pride. Nice work. [Read more]

Star Wars to the Life of Pi: Every VFX Oscar Winner

Some of you may remember when Star Wars (aka John Stears, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Grant McCune and Robert Blalack) won the very first “Best Visual Effects” Oscar back in 1977 but I challenge anyone to list all the winners since. Enter Chicago native and montage master Nelson Carvajal with his latest [Read more]

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Super Bowl Winner: Audi “Doberhuahau”

Biscuit director Noam Murro and a crew of 50+ artists and producers from The Mill clean up at the Big Game with 60 seconds of funny/creepy puppy strangeness in this out of character clip for Audi thru Venables Bell & Partners. [Read more]