Stash 118: Get Ready for Visual Overload!

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. [Watch]

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ZenSmith App Explainer Video

How do you elevate your client above the over-crowded genre of animated explainer videos? The solution from Buenos Aires art/design/animation studio Nice Shit (for collaboration app ZenSmith) is to launch a full-on attack of buoyant minimalist charm. [Watch]

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Lumatic “Our Wonderful Nature – The Common Chameleon”

It’s an indisputable fact that over-eating is detrimental to human health, but the effects of gluttony on species in the wild has never been well-documented. That all changed with the release of this groundbreaking nature mini-doc from Berlin animation and visual effects studio LUMATIC. [Watch]

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Moonbot: Gatorade “The Boy Who Learned to Fly”

The animated (and true) story of how a Jamaican boy named Usain Bolt embraced his innate talent for running, rising thru pressure and pain to become the fastest man alive – brought to vibrant life by the Oscar-winning team at Moonbot for Gatorade thru TBWA\CHIAT\DAY. [Watch]

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Fully Wired: How John Likens made “PRIMA”

New York art director John Likens redirects his considerable design skills away from his usual high-end film and TV work for a personal experiment called PRIMA “initiated after doing some R&D on different techniques inside Maxon’s Cinema 4D.” [Watch]

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Welcome to Giant Animation’s “GEIST”

Directed by Alex Sherwood, Ben Harper and Sean Mullen at Giant Animation Studios in Dublin, this atmospheric CG tale of loss and longing teases out its dark secrets with pacing and cinematography designed to keep you off balance and unnerved. [Watch]

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Doodling Between the Headlines

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. [Watch]

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Dougal Wilson and MPC: Paralympics “We’re The Superhumans”

Blink director Dougal Wilson crafts a potentially disastrous brief into an uplifting and emotional joy with his fearless musical treatment of Channel 4’s campaign for the 2016 Rio Paralympics with MPC providing VFX across 144 shots, including extensive crowd replication and creation of the new Rio stadium in CG. [Watch]

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Psyop: Cricket Wireless “The No-Duh-Uh-Huh Obvious Call”

Feel-good spot of month showcases the character and comedy skills of the Psyop crew all driven by clever lyrics and the happiest/bounciest track we’ve heard in a long time from LA music house Barking Owl for Cricket Wireless through SF agency Argonaut. [Watch]

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Dario Imbrogno’s Deconstructed Stop Motion Dream

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. [Watch]

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Sam Southward “After the End” Short Film

Meet Rene Fustercluck, one of two men left standing after the man-made apocalypse and the comic lynchpin of Sam Southward’s spectacular (and not altogether SFW) graduation film “After the End” produced at the National Film and Television School in London.   [Watch]

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Againstallodds: BBC OLYMPICS “RIO 2016”

Passion Pictures directing collective Againstallodds (Derek Picken and Niklas Rissler) are on a roll, following their recent Cyber Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions for “Justino” with the ambitious animated centerpiece for BBC’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games starting on August 5th. [Watch]

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Meet the First Wave of STYLE FRAMES 2016 Speakers

From design, animation, and VFX to interactive and VR, the first 23 speakers announced for the 2016 STYLE FRAMES Design Conference offer strong opinions and real-world insights into winning the art of pitch – on stage this Nov 7-8 at the SVA theatre in New York. [Watch]

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Saschka Unseld: Chipotle “A Love Story”

Passion Pictures director Saschka Unseld turns the character and narrative talents he honed at Pixar to the latest chapter in Chipotle’s ongoing series of heart-tugging, music-driven and multi-award-winning branded short films. [Watch]

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