Creating animation with free software

Morevna Project is an independent initiative aimed at testing and improving open-source tools by adopting them in the real animation production. As part of those activities we documenting the developed workflows and approaches to help others learn from our practices and publishing results of production as free content.

Open-source anime made with free software

How to create animation with free software

Free-licensed reusable content library

Software

Our production is based exclusively on free (open-source) software.

Synfig

Blender

Krita

Papagayo NG

RenderChan

Partners

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Follow our progress

We believe that the process of creating animation is no less interesting than the result itself. This is why we put a lot of efforts into documenting our production process. Check out the latest news below!

Pepper & Carrot Voicing contest: Schedule extended

Quick update about Pepper & Carrot Voicing Contest: the work with participants of the second round takes more time than we expected, so we have to shift our schedule and take one more week. Please expect the results announced on March 30th. We will do our best to arrange award payments in time on March […]

Important fix for OpenToonz (Windows only)

A few days ago we have published our testing builds of OpenToonz with MyPaint brushes. Unfortunately, the Windows build got a nasty bug, which leads to incorrect saving of raster levels. Our developer Ivan Mahonin have fixed this bug now and updated version is available for download. This update is strongly recommended for all windows […]

What is Toonz Raster Level?

What is “Toonz Raster Level” and how it is differs from regular “Raster Level”? Well, it is hard to describe the benefits in one sentence. In general it is like “bitmap drawing with blackjack” – you get better control on your artwork. When you paint on “Toonz Raster Level” application stores additional information about your […]

OpenToonz with MyPaint brushes available for download

Our developer Ivan Mahonin published first testing packages of OpenToonz, featuring MyPaint brushes integration! The installation packages are available for Windows and Linux operating systems. Ivan is working on integrating MyPaint brushes into OpenToonz animation software. This work is made possible thanks to many OpenToonz community members, who supported our bounty for this feature. Recently […]

Toonz Raster Level now works in Linux builds

Good news for Linux users of OpenToonz – Toonz Raster Level now available within AppImage builds! In previous builds all attempt to create new level of “Toonz Raster Level” type caused application to crash. Our developer Ivan Mahonin have fixed this and now you can use this special level type in your work. The fix […]

MyPaint brushes integration is coming to OpenToonz

In January 2017 we have posted a bounty to integrate MyPaint brushes in OpenToonz. Thanks to support of many community members, the bounty reached its goal and our hired developer Ivan Mahonin started to work on implementing that feature. Actually, he is already got first working version. See screenshots below and source code here. Right […]

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