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Plátano de Canarias “La Palma Renacerá” by Manson and Bliss

The cel and CG animation crews at Bliss in Barcelona partner with directors Pau López, Gerardo del Hierro, and Tomás Peña (aka Manson) to craft a message of hope in response to the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption in the Canary Islands. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: VFX

In the right hands, the superpower of digital visual effects allows the impossible to be recast as reality. When thoughtfully integrated with live-action to support (rather than upstage) the narrative, the results can be magical. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Game Films

From classic cartoon comedy by a Pixar veteran to a nine-minute photoreal post-apocalyptic epic, these eight very different films produced for the gaming industry all feature strong character development and exceptional attention to detail. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Explainers

Magically transforming a dry (often arcane, and potentially dull) topic into an intriguing and engaging piece of visual content requires a special type of motion design alchemy known as the explainer video. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Music Videos

Offering creative freedom to balance the lack (or total absence) of budget, music videos provide directors, animators, and VFX artists with rare encouragement to prove new techniques and indulge eccentric ideas. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Advertising

While the bulk of advertising produced each year may induce yawns or irritation, if you look long and hard enough you will find exceptional work that combines creative and technical innovation to deliver emotional engagement. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Short Films

Removing client briefs and budget concerns from the creative equation can result in paralyzing indecision or, in the case of these eight short films, it can spark a confident quest for narrative and visual innovation. [Read more]

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Best of Stash 2021: Character Animation

If you need a reminder of just how energized, diverse, and engaging character design and animation were in 2021, take a quick peek at these eight projects, including brand videos, advertising, and short films. [Read more]