Best of Stash 2020: VFX | STASH MAGAZINE

Best of Stash 2020: Advertising VFX

Despite virus-induced production setbacks in 2020, the universe of advertising VFX continued to expand with young studios vying with venerable post facilities for the chance to create the fun and emotion of new branded realities. [Read more]

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Full-throttle LEGO: “Drive What You Love”

The imagination of a young Lego builder kicks into overdrive in this VFX-intensive spot created for The LEGO Agency by HighlightUnlikely director David Mellor and the Framestore crew. [Read more]

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LEGO Ninjas Meet Country Kick Ass in Chris Stapleton’s “Second One to Know”

Illustrator/director David Coleman teams with Pure Imagination Studios and Zebu Animation for this mash-up of country music and LEGO ninja action in the music video for Chris Stapleton’s “Second One To Know”. [Read more]

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Making LEGO’s “Adventure in the City”

Snappy and detailed look at the production of “Adventure in the City,” a crazy-ambitious stop motion mini-epic created for LEGO China from hundreds of thousands of real LEGO bricks (and a boy in a snake suit) by Dutch director/writer/animator Rogier Wieland and his intrepid crew thru AKQA Shanghai. [Read more]

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Behind the Scenes of LEGOLAND “Awesome Awaits”

Discover how Mill+ director Russell Tickner and a 30-person crew at The Mill wrangled 900 million CG Lego bricks into 100 characters all composited into live action shot over four days in South Africa to create this roller-coaster-like spot called “Awesome Awaits” for LEGOLAND thru agency BMB. [Read more]

Unit 9 Lego Awesome | STASH MAGAZINE

Greenpeace vs LEGO: “Everything is NOT awesome”

Director Martin Stirling of Unit 9 and London agency Don’t Panic nail the tone, pacing, imagery and music in this Greenpeace spot calling for the end of the partnership between Lego and petro-behemoth Shell who sells Lego toys at gas stations in 26 countries. [Read more]