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Amon Tobin Helps Peugeot Design the Fractal Concept

Electo-diety Amon Tobin joins forces with the all-Paris team of creative agency Cream, directing collective Deluxe, and CG-masters Mathematic for this riveting and impossibly sleek reveal of the Peugeot Fractal concept vehicle which premiered at the 2015 Frankfurt Motorshow.
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Raven Kwok: Karma Fields “Skyline”

Raven Kwok (aka Guo, Ruiwen) re-teams with Monstercat’s mysterious musical artist Karma Fields to create this mesmerizing, code-based generative video using Voronoi tessellation, a geometric model dating to René Descartes’ 1644 vortex theory of planetary motion. [Watch]

Steve Kirby If the Cuckoo Don't Crow | STASH MAGAZINE

Steve Kirby Lets Fly with “If The Cuckoo Don’t Crow”

UK designer/animator Steve Kirby just dropped us his first animated short and our first chuckle of the day. Based on two minutes of audio from a local radio phone-in show, “If the Cuckoo Don’t Crow” captures the eccentric charm in a true story of hurricane prediction, lost tea towels and a one-earred Jack Russell. [Watch]

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The End is So Near: Beeple Unleashes “ZERO-DAY”

Check this intense blast of mechanical adrenaline called “ZERO DAY,” a stylized and stylish take on a near-future cyber-collapse courtesy of the Wisconsin wizard of CG aka Beeple (aka Mike Winkelmann) fueled by a killer track from standingwave (aka Kyle VandeSlunt). [Watch]

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Interview: Aardman Finds Love in New York

After a string of insanely fun video teasers, the worst-kept secret in the animation world is finally official: UK animation powerhouse Aardman has acquired a majority share in NYC animation studio Nathan Love to establish their US production entity called Aardman Nathan Love. [Watch]

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Behind the Scenes with Moonbot on Michelin “Parade”

Lots of innovative character work here from director Limbert Fabian (who co-directed the incredible Chipotle “Scarecrow”) and the Moonbot crew for an ambitious new Michelin campaign out of TBWA\PARIS designed “to bring Michelin’s unique tire development philosophy to life.” [Watch]

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Behind the Scenes of “Airbnb: A Different Paris”

The popularity of Zoetropes is certainly linked to our current love of all things analogue: meaning handmade, warmer and somehow more honest. But now that TBWA Singapore and Airbnb have created this 12 1/2 foot-wide monster, the question becomes: Did we just hit peak Zoetrope? [Watch]

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Behind the Scenes with PES on Honda “Paper”

Take a peek at four months of intensely detailed work by Oscar-nominated stop-motion star PES and “dozens of animators and illustrators” as they recreate the evolution of Honda products with thousands of hand-rendered drawings on real live paper with pre-vis and VFX/finishing by a52. [Watch]

Antoine Delach “Ghost Cell” Trailer

One of the most intriguing short film trailers of the year, this peek at director/CG artist Antoine Delach‘s six-minute stereoscopic opus called “Ghost Cell” renders both grand and mundane vignettes of Paris as impossibly complex webs of scanned data. The nightmarish result, though scientifically generated, feels distinctly organic. [Watch]

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Making the Solar System to Scale

Every once in a while, someone puts the awe back into awesome. Witness this short film from Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh documenting their construction of the first physical scale model of our solar system across seven miles of the Black Rock desert in Nevada. [Watch]

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Dancing with Death: Stromae “Quand C’est?”

Back in April, Belgian rapper/pop-star Stromae teamed with French filmmaker Sylvain Chomet to take on the evils of social media in “Carmen”. Now, upping the darkness quotient several notches, he recruits director Xavier Reyé and Belgian VFX house Benuts for this spectacular interpretation of cancer. [Watch]

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Nathan Love Loves to Tease: ANL#2

The character insanity continues in the second teaser from NYC animation house Nathan Love leading up to their big announcement on Sept 22. We swore not to reveal what the “A” in ANL stands for, but we can tell you the news has to do with the continued invasion of the US by UK animation/VFX studios. [Watch]

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Chris Eyerman and Ash Thorp Prologue “The Martian”

The third in a series of brilliant prologue-promos for Ridley Scott’s “The Martian,” finds Neil deGrasse Tyson hosting a segment of his StarTalk series as it might appear in 2035 with humans poised to return to Mars – with VFX work from up and coming Polish post house Juice, MPC, The Mill and Framestore. [Watch]

Glen Keane Future of Story Telling | STASH MAGAZINE

“That Doorway to the Imagination Opens a Little Wider”

If you need a kick in butt to start animating again or just want to fall back in love with the craft, Glenn Keane is your guy. After four-decades of character work on animated Disney features, Keane’s passion and excitement remains infectious and then becomes outright visceral as he explores 3D drawing in virtual reality with the HTC Vive headset paired with 3D painting app Tilt Brush. [Watch]

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