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Buck Spreads the Love: McDonald’s “Arch Enemies”

Clever concept from Leo Burnett plus snappy design, direction and animation by Buck propelled by an impossibly happy track by Mozella (who also wrote Wrecking Ball) “asks even the worst of arch enemies to put down the gloves and bring in the hugs in this all out love fest for McDonald’s.” [Read more]

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Eric Lerner “Gabriel in the Dreamscape”

Tel Aviv-based Nomint director Eric Lerner introduces his latest 3D character living in the real world: a yellow skater dude with strange artistic powers and existentialist issues named Gabriel. Eric Lerner: “This introduction showcases Gabriel’s world and some of my ideas of what is possible within it. [Read more]

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Greg Barth’s Handmade Musical Treat

London-based Swiss designer-turned-director Greg Barth turns this promo for Hello Play (a Belgian online electronic music platform) into a fun showcase for his trademark surreal ideas and minimal esthetic, creating all the visuals in-camera using stop motion, 3D prints, and 13 pounds of white chocolate. [Read more]

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Dress Code: “The Future of What’s Left Behind”

Manhattan’s Dress Code and Ogilvy & Mather elevate the dry task of explaining the process behind creating renewable energy from crop waste into 90 engaging seconds of informative 3D for Spanish multinational Abengoa. [Read more]

Behind the Scenes: “Marco Polo” Title Sequence

Take a quick peek into the creative and technical process of Mill+ directors Ben Smith and Bryce Wymer as they conjure the Netflix “Marco Polo” titles with ink and vodka.

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Watch the finished titles here. [Read more]

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The Unusual Discoveries of Captain Turkey Nose: Lesson 1

The Copenhagen duo masquerading as BenniSteptoe (aka animator Benjamin Agersted and illustrator Patrick Steptoe) unleash the first unusual discovery of Captain Turkey Nose, their eccentric but somewhat less-than-valiant hero.
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Best of Stash 2014 Preview #5: “Turn Down for What”

With “Turn Down for What” set to crack 155M views on YT at the time of this post, Sirs Kwan and Scheinert’s cult status appears to be in jeopardy. But as overplayed and omni-present as it may be, this manic mini-masterwork for the DJ Snake & Lil Jon single deserves to rank on every serious 2014 Best-of list. [Read more]

Eoin Duffy Reveals the Truth About Christmas Eve

How is it possible for Santa to deliver all those presents in one night? Vancouver director/animator Eoin Duffy takes a stab at the answer. [Read more]