Stash issue 152 trailer preview | STASH MAGAZINE

Preview All the Projects Included in Stash 152

Ready for a jolt of inspiration? Grab a peek at Stash 152, the latest addition to the Stash Permanent Collection, the only streaming platform all about motion design, animation, and VFX. [Watch]

The Misfortune Cookie Cartoon Noir Short Film by Againstallodds | STASH MAGAZINE

“The Misfortune Cookie” Cartoon Noir Short Film by Againstallodds

Stockholm directors againstallodds, whose character-centric work ranges from an adaptation of Paddington Bear to the world’s sweetest security guard, explore a cartoon-noir aesthetic in their new passion project “The Misfortune Cookie”. [Watch]

Giant Ant Overthinks Milk in New Short Film | STASH MAGAZINE

Giant Ant Overthinks “Milk” in New Short Film

Mexican-born artist/illustrator Rafael Mayani gathers his crewmates at Giant Ant in Vancouver for a personal short film pondering the complexities surrounding the everyday task of shopping for milk. [Watch]

Per Aspera Ad Astra Short Film by Franck Dion and Papy3D | STASH MAGAZINE

“Per Aspera Ad Astra” Short Film by Franck Dion and Papy3D

A massive hit on the festival circuit, Franck Dion’s short film “Per Aspera Ad Astra” uses miniatures and animation to strike a soft and enigmatic tone while it explores the life of a little hen balancing her work and family life. [Watch]

Taxfreefilm brand film for Omega Watches | STASH MAGAZINE

Taxfreefilm Gets Us Face to Face with Omega

Founder Franco Tassi and the CG team at Taxfreefilm in Parma, Italy, leave no detail unpolished in this incredibly intricate ode to the legendary watches in the Omega catalog including James Bond’s Seamaster. [Watch]

Hoodies for the Homeless Music Video Sean Wehrli Mayukh Goswami | STASH MAGAZINE

Hoodies for the Homeless Music Video by Sean Wehrli and Mayukh Goswami

Director/animator duo Sean Wehrli and Mayukh Goswami back up rappers Dave East, Jay Electronica, and Tavis Sage with a hand-crafted music video full of grit and shadows for NYC non-profit Hoodies for the Homeless. [Watch]

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Ordinary Folk Uses Spline to Introduce Spline

While brand explainer films are now ubiquitous, there are very few that actually use the featured product to create the finished visuals – like, say, this one by Vancouver’s Ordinary Folk for the browser-based real-time 3D app Spline. [Watch]

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Google CES Art Breaks by Block & Tackle

Until they were sidelined by the Omicron variant, these six joyful and abstract films created by NYC’s Block & Tackle, were going to run on a massive 52′ by 18′ LED screen amplifying Google’s presence at CES 2022. [Watch]

The Sam Story Short Film by Richard Noble | STASH MAGAZINE

“The Sam Story” Short Film by Richard Noble

Starting with the true story of American twins Jim Lewis, Jim Springer, and their freakishly identical lives after being separated at birth, Richard Noble’s RCA grad film looks beyond the spooky coincidences into the concept of free will. [Watch]

Naraka Bladepoint Crimson & WinterLaunch Film LeCube Final Frontier | STASH MAGAZINE

“Naraka Bladepoint: Crimson & Winter” Launch Film by Le Cube and Final Frontier

Following up on their CG launch trailer for the Naraka Championship, international prodco Final Frontier partners with animation house Le Cube for this cel-animated promo for Naraka: Bladepoint’s new season “Echelon”. [Watch]

The Extravagants Zero into Nine Music Video by Little Fluffy Clouds | STASH MAGAZINE

The Extravagants “Zero into Nine” Music Video by Little Fluffy Clouds

Indie pop band The Extravagants (aka Laura Milligan and Mike King) engage Bay Area animation studio Little Fluffy Clouds to create a mystical “modern-day dreamscape” for their new track “Zero into Nine”. [Watch]

Russian Animators Unite Against War in Ukraine | STASH MAGAZINE

Russian Animators Unite Against War with “HET BOЙHE” Compilations

To protest Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, more than 100 Russian artists, animators, musicians, and sound designers are teaming up to release a series of animated short films that repeat the cry “HET BOЙHE” (No War). [Watch]

Louis Poulsen VL Studio and Panthella Product Films by Frame | STASH MAGAZINE

Louis Poulsen 2022 Product Films by Frame

Master CG stylists Frame in Copenhagen continue their long-term collaboration with Danish lighting design company Louis Poulsen with two new films, part of a series designed to unveil the brand’s 2022 Collection.⁠ [Watch]

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Rosemary Health “Rosemary Feels Better” by Cirkus

This impossible-to-ignore new CG character spot by Auckland animation house Cirkus thru agency Milk + Honey United takes a poke at the status quo healthcare system for Australian virtual care provider Rosemary Health. [Watch]