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1stAveMachine and Red Knuckles: Pearson “Project Literacy”

1stAveMachine pulls together legendary character designer Wilfrid Wood and London animation studio Red Knuckles to help FCB Inferno London and mega-publisher Pearson focus attention on how many of the planet’s biggest problems stem from the fact three-quarters of a billion humans cannot read or write. [Read more]

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DIRECTOR JONATHAN GURVIT SIGNS WITH 1STAVEMACHINE FOR NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

From the release: Production company 1stAveMachine continues to bolster its North American directorial roster with the addition of Jonathan Gurvit, a former senior agency creative who opted for a full-time career behind the camera. After spending a decade honing his craft on the agency side in the South American market, where he held ECD and […] [Read more]

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Can Can Club: Solar City vs Fossil Fuels

Powered by Arnold Worldwide’s snappy copy read at lightning-speed, these three smart, stop-motion Solar City spots from Tronco directors Becho Lo Bianco and Mariano Bergara (aka Can Can Club) thru 1stAveMachine, drive home the ridiculous complexity of powering the planet with fossil fuels vs the sun. [Read more]

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1stavemachine: Stella Artois “Learn How Water Leaves a Mark”

1stavemachine and Mother London focus attention on the global water crisis with a spectacular spiral zoetrope directed by Tim Brown and 1stave’s resident master of physical magic Bob Partington for the ongoing partnership of Stella Artois and Matt Damon’s Water.org. [Read more]

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The Slowest (and Funniest) Rube Goldberg Machine Ever

The crowded Rube Goldberg-inspired video genre gets a much-needed kick in the funny bone from 1stAveMachine director (and Rube Goldberg specialist) Bob Partington who, over the course of six and half weeks, employs molasses, a turtle, melting Popsicles and sprouting grass to create “Slow-Berg.” [Read more]

Boom! Stash 113 Drops

Stash 113 inducts another 31 brilliant motion projects into the Stash Permanent Collection complete with behind-the-scenes features plus exclusive interviews with the animation, VFX and design talent behind the work. [Read more]