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Best of Stash 2014 Preview #3: “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou”

Ringling College students Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon hit every beat perfectly in their graduation film, a stellar four-minute romantic comedy called “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou.” [Watch]

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Marisabel Fernandez and Alexander Bernard: “Listen”

With their senior film “Listen,” recent Ringling College of Art and Design grads Marisabel Fernandez and Alexander Bernard take on the challenge of “envisioning a reality that we have never experienced,” interpreting the world of an autistic child through a fractured mix of abstract and illustrative animation. [Watch]

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Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon: “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou”

Ringling College students Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon hit every beat perfectly in their graduation film, a four-minute romantic comedy called “Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou.”

The refined character design, animation subtleties and clever story arc (combined with the breezy original core by Mason Self and sound design by Nick Ainsworth) make it easy to forget you’re watching a student film and not the trailer for a new Disney feature. [Watch]

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Seeing Red: “Legend of the Flying Tomato”

Ringling College of Art and Design students Michael Yates, Aurry Tan and Sharon Huang fight back against the French domination of student animation films with “Legend of the Flying Tomato” the boisterous tale of red-headed Frida “a hero in the legendary luchador El Pirana… and a mysterious taco salesman.” [Watch]

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James Heredia “Liars Need Good Memory”

James Heredia, a senior in the Motion Design program at Ringling College of Art + Design, mines his experiences growing up in Miami for this emotional and graphically striking graduation film. “I’ve always had a hard time trying to fit in with the ‘right’ crowd, so the notion of crafting an image to appeal to the [Watch]