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Smith & Foulkes: Slack “Animals!”

Following on the heels of Giant Ant’s fabulous 1930’s animation update, Slack pivots 180 degrees in tone and technique for this frenetic :60, opting for a cast of collaborative CG animals from the masters of such things, Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes, thru TBWA \ CHIAT \ DAY. [Watch]

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Micah Scarpelli Launches Post Production Company Uppercut in NYC

From the release: Editor Micah Scarpelli, who’s made his name working with brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Subway, Reebok, Gillette and Volvo, has officially opened the doors to his own full-service, New York City-based editorial/post-production company, Uppercut. With an eye-catching space that features several editorial and Flame suites among other post-production offerings, Uppercut is also emphasizing […] [Watch]

VFX Legion James Hattin | STASH MAGAZINE

VFX Legion: Launching a Virtual Worldwide Visual Effects Studio

From the release: VFX Legion is a post-production facility unlike any other in that, strictly speaking, there is no actual facility. Read on to learn how the world’s first fully remote visual effects vendor operates, and how tools like cineSync ensure a harmonious workflow, no matter the geographical distance. Founded by VFX supervisor James Hattin […] [Watch]

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Psyop Alumnus Laurent Barthelemy Joins Interstate Directors’ Group as Partner

From the release: Interstate, the new award-winning directors’ group founded by executive producer Danny Rosenbloom and director Yann Mabille, is pleased to welcome Laurent Barthelemy as a Partner/Director, where he will be represented exclusively for the US market. In the director’s chair, Barthelemy will leverage his performing arts roots to craft visually-driven emotional narratives for […] [Watch]

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Interview: Johnny Kelly on Dropbox “Creative Freedom”

Nexus wunderkind director Johnny Kelly talks to Stash about pulling together 100+ artists, designers, craftspeople, architects, engineers, scientists and musicians; assigning them each a scene, then merging it all into a hypnotic brand film for Dropbox. [Watch]

Nexus RPA Honda | STASH MAGAZINE

Smith & Foulkes’ Latest for Honda

Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes‘ history with Honda is long and award-laden (we ran Honda “GRRR” on the cover of Stash 03 in Nov. 2004) and this latest pair of spots, which break today thru agency RPA, finds the directing duo’s signature charm and gentle humor applied to the launch of the HR-V Crossover. [Watch]

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