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Smith & Foulkes: The Grand National 2015

Channel 4’s promotion for the annual UK steeplechase spectacle known as Crabbie’s Grand National Festival takes a mythological turn as Nexus directors Smith & Foulkes and 4Creative craft a classic adventure/fairytale of “The Outsider,” a unicorn foal with runty wings and a twisted horn, overcoming impossible odds. [Watch]

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Let Mischa Rozema Transport You to “SUNDAYS”

Back in June 2014 Stash featured the trailer for Mischa Rozema‘s ambitious science-fiction project called “SUNDAYS,” which went on to raise $50K on Kickstarter. The cash was used to create this stunning 15-minute proof of concept short designed to grab the attention of Hollywood and financing for the full feature-length production. [Watch]

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Limon Estudios: Adidas “There Will be Haters”

Fabulous rant for Adidas soccer boots based on a script by agency Iris Worldwide, assembled by Spanish director Ernest Desumbila thru Frenzy Paris with VFX/post by Limon Estudios in Barcelona and starring footballers Luis Suarez, Karim Benzema, James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale. [Watch]

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1stAveMachine Wants to “Be Like Mike”

1stAveMachine remixes Gatorade’s 1991 feel-good classic “Be Like Mike” spot with tasty layers of rotoscoping and graphics for TBWA\Chiat\Day. [Watch]

Stirling Gravitas Helps You “Keep Control”

A snappy and seamless example of VFX supporting the story (instead of taking over) in this new award-worthy spot from Biscuit director Jeff Low for TENA Men thru AMV with The Mill doing what they do best. [Watch]

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Alice Saey: Shaking Godspeed “She’s Young” Music Video

French director/designer Alice Saey just won the HAFFTube! award at the Holland Animation Film Festival with this deranged mix of hair, fire and synchronized swimming for Dutch rockers Shaking Godspeed. [Watch]

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Gergely Wootsch and Terry Jones Celebrate Magna Carta

Everything you ever wanted to know about the seminal English charter of 1215 called Magna Carta in two short, entertaining and nicely crafted animated clips by Beakus director/designer Gergely Wootsch with the VO talents of Monty Python’s Terry Jones. [Watch]

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Emmanuelle & Julien “My Dear Gnome”

Chez Eddy/Hornet directors Emmanuelle & Julien (who both worked on the spectacular Supinfocom short A La Française) just dropped us their latest: a short, sweet, animated confection shedding light on the hidden lives and frustrations of garden ornaments. [Watch]

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Ben West Loses His Head Over “FUGU & TAKO”

Ben West, currently creative director at Framestore LA, just released the full version of his phenomenal sushi comedy “FUGU & TAKO” for your viewing pleasure. The doc-style buddy film (exploring the perils and unexpected pleasures of eating live puffer fish) and the perfectly realized VFX were created [Watch]

STASH 110 Arrives Bearing Gifts

The Stash Permanent Collection keeps growing with issue 110 adding another 31 brilliant animation, VFX and motion design projects PLUS an outstanding 49 minutes of revealing behind-the-scenes features and exclusive interviews with the designers, directors and producers behind the work. Over 4,000 of the planet’s most innovative and interesting commercials, music videos, brand films, broadcast […] [Watch]

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ProSieben Redesign 2015

Creative Solutions, the in-house design agency of German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 TV, handled the recent full channel-wide rebrand of their mothership drawing inspiration from the UIs of mobile platforms. [Watch]

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Michael Fragstein Enters His “Plea”

Stash is pleased to premier director Michael Fragstein’s whimsical, minimal and completely unpredictable mini-music video for “Plea” by Max & Laura Braun produced at the Büro Achter April studio in Stuttgart. [Watch]

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The Animation Workshop: “Fibers”

The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark continues to incubate a broad range of impressive student work including this VFX stunner from a team of six 3rd year Character Animation and CG Arts students: “The fibers of our being are what we seek to control. Through dance, do we fight the chaos or let it go?” [Watch]

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Obsessive Robot Pines for Lost Love

Intriguing live action and CG trailer for Polish sci-fi writer Jacek Dukaj’s new novel “The Old Axolotl” from director Maciej Jackiewicz and Warsaw’s 3D powerhouse Platige Image who also handled all the visual content for the e-book and key visuals for the promo campaign. [Watch]