Guessmas 2 short film by Mike Russo | STASH MAGAZINE

Mike Russo’s “Guessmas” Returns with more Holiday Clues

Motion designer Mike Russo in Brooklyn (currently at Block & Tackle): “‘Guessmas’ began last year as a way for me to round out the year with a personal project, and stretch creative muscles in the process. I have a huge love for the holidays and making content that relates to Christmas really brings a smile to my face. [Read more]

Lots of Love collaborative animated short film | STASH MAGAZINE

60 Animators Wish the World “Lots of Love”

Back in late 2019 when Sydney motion designer and illustrator Ben Marriot invited an international crew of animators to rally around the theme of Love, he could not have known just how much the world would need such a film in 2020. [Read more]

Upsides COVID-19 short film | STASH MAGAZINE

Mike Russo and Garret Beard Find the Upsides of COVID-19

Mike Russo, 2D motion designer at Block & Tackle in Brooklyn: “Upsides is an ongoing collaborative animation project by Garret Beard and I currently focused on the silver linings of the COVID 19 Pandemic. [Read more]

Block & Tackle Dorian Carli-Jones, Mike Russo, Alex Winakor, Katelyn Costello | STASH MAGAZINE

NYC Studio Block & Tackle Keeps Growing

Partners and Creative Directors Adam Gault and Ted Kotsaftis of NYC-based creative studio Block & Tackle are pleased to announce several key appointments to their growing team. [Read more]