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Amazon Books “That Reading Feeling Awaits” by Tom Noakes and Friends

Prettybird director Tom Noakes pulls together five VFX and animation studios then pairs them with different literary genres to illustrate “the invisible magic that happens in our imaginations when we read” for Amazon Books thru Droga 5 London. [Watch]

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The Glenlivet Treads Heavily in “Original By Tradition”

The story of Glenlivet founder George Smith takes on new dimensions of time and space in this action/comedy from Prettybird director Tom Noakes with VFX and post support by London studio Black Kite thru Crispin Porter Bogusky. [Watch]

Daniels Talk “Turn Down for What”

Exactly four years ago Stash published “Turn Down For What,” the music video for DJ Snake & Lil Jon by Prettybird directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. In that post I was not shy in my praise for the work, calling it a “surgically choreographed jaw-dropper of frenzied testosterone… 3.5 minutes-o-genius.” [Watch]

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Brewer Diagnose The Chainsmokers “Sick Boy”

Prettybird directing duo Brewer (aka brothers Ben and Alex) also handle the edit and VFX duties on this electric and eclectic fusion of live projection, ghostly 3D and fleeting snatches of 2D roto for “Sick Boy” by the Chainsmokers. [Watch]

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Beats meet Burrito in Chipotle SAVOR.WAVS

Prettybird director Rami Hachache, Paris CG and VFX studio Mathematic, and Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA elevate CAA’s SAVOR.WAVS campaign for Chipotle with a nice mix of style and wit. [Watch]

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Best of Stash 2016: Music Videos

Most often fueled by passion rather than proper budgets, music videos are the wild west of media genres – a place where passion and promise more than compensate for a director’s lack of experience or connections, or both. Have a look at the nine most intriguing examples Stash published this year. [Watch]