Short Film Dear Child by Sunny Vfx | STASH MAGAZINE

Short Film “Dear Child” Speaks to the Young and Innocent in Times of War

Working to the powerful lament Letters to the Children of Gaza by American journalist Chris Hedges, CD Ben McFarlane and the animation team at Sunny Vfx in Dubai assemble a passionate, painterly, and ultimately haunting short film. [Watch]

Found Studio Samsonite EVOA-Z product film | STASH MAGAZINE

Lost and Found: New Brand Film for the Samsonite EVOA-Z

Working with Singapore prodco Six Toes, the CG mavens at Found in London sculpt an elegant and minimalist brand film highlighting the features and finishes of Samsonite’s EVOA-Z carry on and positioning it as a work of art. [Watch]

Gabriele Calvi Habits Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Gabriele Calvi Walks the Walk in New “Habits” Short Film

Italian motion designer Gabriele Calvi, whose animated work ranges from the enigmatic to the effervescent, just dropped us his latest personal project: a jaunty 90-second exercise in complex walk cycles that takes a light look at serious Habits. [Watch]

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Futhark Studios Has a Need for Speed in “Most Wanted” Game Trailer Remake

Futhark Studios, who hit the Stash radar with this CG product film earlier this year, reveals the thinking and process behind the studio’s first passion project, a visceral ode to street racing inspired by memories of a certain 2005 game trailer. [Watch]

Microsoft Planner product film by Bark&Bite | STASH MAGAZINE

Bark&Bite Schedule Delight into Microsoft Planner

The best software explainer films transform the mundane details of everyday tasks into a series of delightful moments, treading a fine line between visual engagement and coherence. Bark&Bite’s new work for Microsoft Planner does just that. [Watch]

Tonic DNA JUMP Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Tonic DNA Make the JUMP in New R&D Short Film

The latest chapter in Tonic DNA’s in-house R&D project JUMP just landed and finds the Montreal studio exploring an Unreal engine pipeline and AI tools to further develop the look and motion for their universe-hopping character Leaf. [Watch]

Ford Mustang GTD spot by ManvsMachine | STASH MAGAZINE

ManvsMachine Muscles Up for the Ford Mustang GTD

The Ford Mustang GTD supercar (800+ HP, $325,000) made its IRL debut at Le Mans on the weekend with the ManvsMachine crew providing back-up with this supercharged CG glimpse at the most powerful street-legal Mustang ever. [Watch]

Juniore Mediterranee Music Video by Clement Soulmagnon Eddy | STASH MAGAZINE

Clément Soulmagnon Dreams of the Côte d’Azur in “Méditerranée” Music Video for Juniore

Eddy director Clément Soulmagnon, whose wonderful Aurore short film we included in the Best of Stash 2021, transports us to past summers on the Côte d’Azur in this dreamy music video for French band Juniore. [Watch]

Vallee Duhamel Short film The Pulse Within | STASH MAGAZINE

Vallée Duhamel’s New Short Takes “The Pulse Within”

Expanding on their 2023 motion experiment After Light, directors Julien Vallée and Eve Duhamel weave together live-action, CG, and a variety of AI tools for The Pulse Within, their short film which premiered at the Tribeca Festival. [Watch]

Tendril Unfolds Elegant Fantasy for the Huawei Pocket 2

The geometric fantasy world of Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen comes to life with tasteful restraint in this product film for the Huawei Pocket 2 phone that “remaps and redefines the boundaries between technology, art and fashion.” [Watch]

Scholar Opens Google Marketing Live 2024 Event | STASH MAGAZINE

Scholar Sets the Stage for Google Marketing Live

The 2024 edition of the Google Marketing Live event opened with this bright and bubbly mixed-motion sequence lead by Scholar CDs Will Campbell and Juan Carlos Cuadra who set out to “showcase what Google AI can do for you”. [Watch]

Roof Studio Good Karma By The Pint NY Blood Center | STASH MAGAZINE

Roof Studio Generates Good Karma for New York Blood Center

Director Kawe de Sá leads the character design and animation team at Roof Studio in Brooklyn on a musical journey into good vibes in this CG-as-claymation spot for New York Blood Center Enterprises thru Miami agency Markham Yard. [Watch]

KFC Believe in Chicken by Vedran Rupic Mother Black Kite | STASH MAGAZINE

Vedran Rupic, Mother, and Black Kite do the Chicken

Poultry-inspired choreography provides the driving force in this wonderfully bizarre KFC spot from Business Club director Vedran Rupic (thru Mother London with VFX and post from Black Kite) asking citizens of the UK to Believe in Chicken. [Watch]

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Forward Festival Creative Conference Returns to Berlin August 29-30

The Forward Festival returns to Berlin’s HKW venue with a lineup of more than 40 international top creatives from a variety of fields including digital art, motion and graphic design, typography, photography and much more. [Watch]