A Careful Christmas short film by Andy Martin | STASH MAGAZINE

Join Andy Martin for “A Careful Christmas” Sing-a-Long

UK director/animator Andy Martin: “I wrote a Christmas song to reflect the times we are living in and animated a character singing it to bring a bit of joy to the proceedings. It’s kind of a music video/short film.” [Read more]

Bad Better Best short film by Handymartian Studio | STASH MAGAZINE

“Bad Better Best” COVID-19 Advice from Handymartian

Animator, illustrator, and musician Andy Martin at Handymartian Studio in London: “[This is] A public information film about social distancing and self-isolation to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. [Read more]

Strange Beast VOW commercial | STASH MAGAZINE

Strange Beast VOW “To End Child Marriage”

A string of diverse and upbeat animation clips from Strange Beast directors and collaborators help get the word out about VOW and the charity’s quest to end child marriage. [Read more]

Watch All Nine “iPhone People Talking Pixel” Films

Google Creative Lab and Anyways Creative in London commission nine animators to each create a fun pop vox film based on the real-life experiences of seasoned iPhone users trying out Google’s Pixel 2 phone. [Read more]

Makin’ Animated Loops with Andy Martin

Freelance London animation director Andy Martin reveals the fine art of creating stop motion loops via his Vine-based Plasticine Rhythm project, “I have always been interested in the way visuals can effect sound and how visual loops can be brought together to create a piece of music.

“This is how I produced Plasticine Rhythm; allowing each stop motion loop, made using Vine, to dictate a sound and combining these sound loops on screen to build a compatible interplay of rhythm and melody. Once this was established I then played with all the elements, including the background color and the mini-TVs containing the loops, so every element was intrinsically linked with the music.”


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