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Sunglasses at Night: MinimalChat’s Ray-Ban Refractions

Seba Morales and Bel R. Tarducci at MinimalChat in La Plata, Argentina, elevate Ray-Ban’s 4323 model to an objet d’art by playing with the refractive possibilities of the sunglasses’s acrylic components. [Watch]

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Pictoplasma 2024 Marks 20 Years of Character Design in Berlin, May 1–5

This spring, the Pictoplasma Berlin Festival celebrates 20 years of love for characters and their creators and will be the epicentre for artists, illustrators, filmmakers and designers creating the characters of tomorrow. [Watch]

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Masters & Savant Makes Sure Apple Gets the Message

Director Chris Lockhart and the motion crew at South African studio Masters & Savant craft a sleek and cheeky product film parody as part of Google’s (ultimately successful) campaign urging Apple to update their iMessage platform. [Watch]

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Buck Delivers FedEx Heroes in New “Tall Tales” Campaign

ECD Kevin Walker and CDs Fernando Bittar & Janice Ahn lead the BUCK team as they conjure a kinetic mix of 3D and 2D animation for a series of real-life “Tall Tales of True Deliveries” for FedEx thru BBDO. [Watch]

Pulla Studio Finds Tranquil Beauty in “Sooreal” Short Film

Veteran creative collective Pulla Studio takes time out from their client work to create a 90-second showcase for the team’s CG skills in this strikingly photo-real short film created with both Cinema 4D and Unreal Engine. [Watch]

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Animorsels Motion Meet-up Welcomes Cub Studio, Feb 29, in Nottingham

Whether you work in animation, study animation or just love all things animated, join the crew from Bottletop Animation for an evening of animated fun, drinks and a talk by character master Fraser Davidson from Cub Studio. [Watch]

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“Ad Bronco” Game Trailer Offers Total Retro Character Fun

Buenos Aires director/animator Gabriel H Fermanelli just dropped us this giddy exercise in low-res character design and animation inspired by the point and click games of the nineties like Zak McKracken and Alien Mindbenders. [Watch]

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ManvsMachine Hits the Runway in Comfort for PTSB

Leaving their signature CG skills aside for a moment, ManvsMachine take a seat in the director’s chair on this one-shot, all in-camera road trip (with post and rig removal via Framestore) for Irish Bank PTSB thru Publicis. [Watch]

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MOUVO, Prague’s Annual Digital Art Conference, Tackles Design, Motion, and AI March 1-2

The Mouvo Conference brings together a selection of the most fascinating speakers from the global audiovisual culture scene whose work oscillates at the intersection of graphic design, animation, film, and interactive technologies. [Watch]

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Serial Cut Toys With Tokyo Street Lamps in Three Short Films

In a playful and surreal series of three CG short films, founder/CD Sergio del Puerto and the crew at Serial Cut in Madrid re-imagine the form and feeling of select Tokyo street lamps punctuated by bursts of jazz-fueled abstraction. [Watch]

Simply Orange Juice Say Yes to Simple ad by eleastic and a52 | STASH MAGAZINE

Is This the Most Beautiful Orange Juice Ad Ever?

In a refreshing break from the tropes of sunny families and friendly farmers, Elastic CD Duncan Elms and the VFX team at a52 compose a sumptuous ad for Coca-Cola’s Simply brand. [Watch]

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FITC Toronto 2024: The Ultimate Conference for Digital Creators, April 29-30

Join the design world at FITC Toronto as we explore the future of everything innovative, technical, and creative to leave you informed, challenged, and inspired. [Watch]

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Tektura Studio Blurs the Line Between Art and Product

Polish CG house Tektura Studio just landed on the Stash radar with this kinetic in-house ode to the classic Sony Walkman, a stylish exercise in rendering and motion that nudges forward the boundaries of 3D brand and product films. [Watch]

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Robert Sethi and The Mill Unleash Magic and Mayhem in The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road Trailer

Mill+ director Robert Sethi and a battalion of VFX artists at The Mill hammer out a sweeping yet intricately detailed announcement trailer for Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road MMO role-playing game launching June 2024. [Watch]

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