Lightning Boy Studio_Le Gouffre | STASH MAGAZINE

Lightning Boy Studio: “Le Gouffre”

Montreal directors Carl Beauchemin, Thomas Chrétien and David Forest met while studying animation in 2009 and set up Lightning Boy Studio three years later to create this sweeping 10-minute CG short called “Le Gouffre” (The Chasm) and then completed the post with the help of 711 backers on Kickstarter. [Read more]

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@peace “Gravity” by Frances Haszard and Louis Olsen

Mundane details and ordinary actions escalate into disturbed and beautiful vignettes in the dream-like world of “Gravity” created by the Aukland, NZ team of animator/filmmaker Louis Olsen and self-taught illustrator/designer Frances Haszard for local hip-hop act @peace. [Read more]

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Secrets of Snickers “Brady Bunch” Revealed

Seamless and surprisingly extensive VFX from The Mill in the new Snickers Super Bowl spot from O Positive director Jim Jenkins thru BBDO, New York starring Danny Trejo as a royally pissed Marcia Brady and a surprise guest as Jan. [Read more]

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Lexus Injection

Lexus launched the 467-horsepower GS F at the 2015 Detroit Motor Show with this 74-second slab of sweet vehicular porn directed by Polynoid, animated at Woodblock and produced by Blacklist thru Team One with music and sound design by Joel Corelitz at Waveplant. [Read more]

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Matthijs Van Heijningen + Mikros Image = Canal+ Unicorns

Dutch director Matthijs Van Heijningen hit superstar status in 2011 with his Canal+ “The Bear” spot taking home shiny hardware all over the planet. Mikros Image brought the beat-perfect VFX to that spot and now re-teams with Heijningen for another smart/funny animal-centric Canal+ effort called “Unicorns.”
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Behind the Scenes with 1stAveMachine: Samsung “Holiday Dreams”

Take a quick look at how the 1stAveMachine crew and directors Ben Steiger Levine and Martin Allais float an animated holiday tale across an intensely complex practical set rigged with 74 Samsung screens all shot in-camera and in real time. Agency: R/GA. [Read more]

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Shy The Sun: League of Legends “The Curse of the Sad Mummy”

Strange Beast directors Shy The Sun apply their signature fascination with organic detail to create a lush CG music video about Amumu, a lonely young mummy with anger issues. Produced as part of The Music of League of Legends Volume 1 album.
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Animade Propz “Fridge” and “Ball Sack”

Very promising new weekly animated series called “Propz” from London’s Animade. Only two clips so far but the design, animation, timing and twists all add up to refreshing sub-30-second breaks from your daily grind. Plus, you can tweet your idea for the next prop @animadetv. [Read more]