Impactist_Wilfred | STASH MAGAZINE

Impactist Wraps “Wilfred” for FXX

The fourth and final season of Wilfred (the offbeat dark comedy starring Elijah Wood and Jason Gann) moved to FXX in 2014 complete with this appropriately surreal and irreverent broadcast package from Portland’s favorite musical motion design couple Kelly Meador and Daniel Elwing (aka Impactist). [Read more]

Jeremy Philips_Trumpeter Swan | STASH MAGAZINE

Trumpeter Swan “Scout’s Honor” from Jeremy Phillips

Full on collision of vintage photographs, futurist motion design and general enigmatic mixed media in this music video directed and edited by Jeremy Phillips with graphics by Tara Clune, JungWoo Lee, and Phillips for “Scout’s Honor” from the New York music project known as Trumpeter Swan. [Read more]

FITC 2015 | STASH MAGAZINE

FITC Tokyo 2015 Opens with a Glitch or Two

FITC Tokyo 2015 opened with this complex, dense and hypnotic piece of chaos created by a collaboration of designers, typographers, animators, programmers and musicians spanning three timezones to “contrast the harmonies of traditional Japanese culture against the backdrop and sensory overload of present-day Tokyo.” [Read more]

Edouard Salier_Habana | STASH MAGAZINE

Edouard Salier and Digital District Invade “HABANA”

French director/graphic artist/designer/photographer Edouard Salier imagines a near-future Havana occupied by foreign forces and on the edge of civil war in his festival hit “HABANA,” a black and white short made all the more convincing with seamless VFX by Paris powerhouse Digital District. [Read more]

Mill+_Philip Stein | STASH MAGAZINE

Hand-drawn Hands of Time: Philip Stein “Technology”

Whether you’re down with the concept of Natural Frequency Technology or not, you have to admit this beautifully drafted treatment by Mill+ animation directors Kwok Fung Lam and Ivo Sousa for Philip Stein watches and bracelets is a refreshing departure from standard motion graphic explainer videos. [Read more]

Eran Mendel_The Rimons | STASH MAGAZINE

Birthday Gifs: Eran Mendel Unleashes “The Rimons”

Let’s end the week with a counterpoint to huge Super Bowl spots: a zero-budget personal project from Israeli illustrator/animator/character designer Eran Mendel built from a series of rockin’ animated loops. [Read more]

Parallel Teeth_Randa | STASH MAGAZINE

Parallel Teeth vs Randa “Rangers”

Strange Beast director/animator/illustrator Parallel Teeth (aka Robert Wallace) cranks the nerd-pop factor way up for young nerd-pop phenom/beatmaker/rapper and fellow Kiwi Randa. [Read more]

Plug and Play stups1080 | STASH MAGAZINE

Stash Interview: Michael Frei on “Plug & Play”

On Feb 2nd Swiss animator Michael Frei released the Plug & Play game for iPad and iPhone based on his multi-award winning animated short of the same name. Stash catches up with Michael, to find out more about the charming, quirky, minimalist six-minute film and how it came to be: [Read more]