The Heist It Was There All Along short film | STASH MAGAZINE

The Heist Discover the Big Idea “Was There All Along”

Vancouver prodco The Heist and Montreal director/designers Sebastien Camden and Vincent Raineri unite their many talents for a manic multi-technique ode to commercial creativity and the pressurized quest for the big idea. [Watch]

ALTS by adidas The Panics | STASH MAGAZINE

An Ape in a Track Suit Walks Into a Bar…

Guido Ekker, aka VFX supervisor and director at The Panics in Amsterdam, unveils Adidas’ new ALTS web3 loyalty concept, mixing motion-capture, hand-held cameras, and a cyber-punk vibe into a pair of gritty, neon-infused films. [Watch]

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Universal Everything Merges AI and Typography for Freefarm “Lifecycles” Music Video

Working with a custom pipeline combining traditional animation with generative AI, ECD Matt Pyke and the crew at Universal Everything brew up a strangely captivating mix of convulsive type and alien architecture for Freefarm. [Watch]

DJ Piper RIP TXL Music Video by Raman Djafari Blinkink | STASH MAGAZINE

Raman Djafari Mines Powerful Memories for DJ Piper’s “RIP TXL” Music Video

Blinkink director Raman Djafari unpacks childhood memories of growing up in the Spandau borough of Berlin as the foundation for this dramatic and dreamy solo CG music video for DJ Piper who hails from the same part of the German capital. [Watch]

Woodbrass Brand Film by Blackmeal | STASH MAGAZINE

Blackmeal Showcases the Joy of Music in Brand Film for Woodbrass (Director’s cut)

CD Vincent Ben Abdellah and the design/animation team at Blackmeal in Nantes, France, wrangle a parade of vibrant characters and styles in this brand film for French online music equipment retailer Woodbrass. [Watch]


The Mundane Becomes Mesmerizing in Jovan Todorović’s “SCHWER” Music Video for Paul Kalkbrenner

Interesting first work out of Mother Berlin finds BWGTBLD director Jovan Todorović building an extraordinary world from mundane moments and volumetrically scanned humans for German techno icon Paul Kalkbrenner. [Watch]


Tomaszewicz Studio Channels Memphis for FILA Kids China

London 3D artists and motion designers Peter and Christiana under TOMASZEWICZ studio spin their signature brand of light-hearted CG chaos into a bold product showcase for the launch of two new shoes for FILA Kids China. [Watch]

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The Dash Bash 2023 Opens With Collaborative Chaos

Mack Garrison, founder/director of content at Dash: “The Dash Bash is an annual animation and motion design festival based here in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year we had 350 creatives in attendance for the two-day event on July 20-21. [Watch]

BUCK Keeps Australia Cool With Gong Cha Tea | STASH MAGAZINE

BUCK Keeps Australian’s Cool With Gong Cha Tea

ECD Gareth O’Brien (whose many design/animation styles can be seen here) leads the BUCK Sydney crew and a trio of expressive CG characters fearlessly into the Australian heat for Taiwan tea franchise Gong Cha. [Watch]

Lioness Taylor Sheridan Filipe Carvalho Untold Paramount | STASH MAGAZINE

Filipe Carvalho and Untold Open Taylor Sheridan’s “Lioness” on Paramount+

Hot on the heels of his surreal treatment for the 2023 Semi Permanent opening titles, CD Filipe Carvalho teams with Untold Studios to set a gritty/ominous tone for Paramount’s spy thriller “Special Ops: Lioness”. [Watch]

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Taxfreefilm Reveals a Melon’s Mistaken Identity for Agricola Don Camillo

Taxfreefilm, the Parma-based studio that brought us the meticulous mechanics of this Omega film, switches gears to show off their comedic character skills in a spot for Italian produce brand Agricola Don Camillo. [Watch]

LucidLink Explainer Film by Unicorn | STASH MAGAZINE

Ukranian Studio The Unicorn Becomes a Client of Their Client

In the face of night bombings and blackouts, Ukrainian boutique branding/animation agency The Unicorn discovered they had a very real-world need for LucidLink’s cloud-based production software they were commissioned to explain. [Watch]

Found Studio Finds Magic in Carpet With Tarkett | STASH MAGAZINE

Found Studio Finds Magic in the Circular Life of Tarkett Carpet

Recyclable carpet may not be a subject that gets many hearts racing, but in this film, the design/motion crew at Found in London elevates the process into an elegant, informative, and visually satisfying experience for French brand Tarkett. [Watch]

Paperman Studios Spec Speaker Spot | STASH MAGAZINE

Meet Paperman Studios and Their Imaginary Smart Speaker

Paperman Studios, a motion design house in Kochi, India, just popped onto the Stash radar with this in-house spec spot for an eponymous smart speaker that looks and feels a lot like a full-budget, commissioned product film. [Watch]