Marya Morevna


“The Beautiful Queen Marya Morevna: Demo” is the first animated short created as part of “Morevna series”. It was made as a “proof of concept” for idea of producing open anime movie exclusively with open-source software only. The video was produced by contributors from all over the world and was released in November 2012.

Making of Morevna Demo

When preparing my talk for FSCONS, I planned to make it a journey into the project history. Unfortunately, I was unable to keep it within the time limit and that made me felt unsatisfied. This is why I’ve decided to write all my thoughts on that into a separate blog post here. Also it’s a […]

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The Demo is released!

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) Here it is! Enjoy, everyone! The video is provided under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license. Download: 960×540 (h.264) | 1920×1080 (h.264) | Torrent (all files) Say “Thank You” If you like our work, you can say “Thank You” by paying any amount you want. Your […]

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Production Cuts

As you remember, Morevna Project was going to be promoted at Anime Boston 2010 by Ubuntu Massachusets Local Community Team. We have decided not to go with the usual demo snapshot and prepared a special video with production cuts. Now event is over and we are happy to share this video with you. Download video […]

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All visual parts and sources (except the music) are licensed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. With the exception: music tracks are provided under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 license.

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All source files of the Demo are available for download:

How to build

Download and install required software – Synfig Studio, Blender, Pencil, Remake. See software page for binary packages and details. Make sure you have git installed too.

  1. Download and unpack source archive.
  2. Open terminal and type:

    remake /PATH/TO/THE/EXTRACTED/SOURCES/demo/demo.blend

    Please make sure to replace "/PATH/TO/THE/EXTRACTED/SOURCES/" with an actual path.
  3. Wait for sources to be rendered (this may take some time). After the process will be finished watch the rendered file in ‘demo/render/demo.blend.mpg’.

Production Archive


Written and Directed by
Konstantin Dmitriev
Character Design
Nikolay Mamashev
Konstantin Dmitriev
Eleonora Pala
Banlu Kemiyatorn
Konstantin Dmitriev
Keyframe Artwork
Nikolay Mamashev
Konstantin Dmitriev
Eleonora Pala
Nikolay Mamashev
Konstantin Dmitriev
Vjacheslav Yastrebcev
Yuriy Al. Shirokov
Carlos López González
Yu Chen
Chris Norman
Timothée Giet
Carlos Zamora Ruiz
André Vaz
Animation and Digital Tweening
Nikolay Mamashev
Konstantin Dmitriev
3D Modeling
Linil Komban
Somnath Karande
Vjacheslav Yastrebcev
Konstantin Sofronov
Konstantin Dmitriev
Yuriy Kudelin
Erik Castillo
Abolfazl Kanani
Luis Carlos Lara
Cody Glassman
Ivan Ushakov
Lucio Ampelio
Sebastian Erler
Marco Antonio Real Adame
Chris Kuhn
3D Animation and FX
Konstantin Dmitriev
Marco Antonio Real Adame
Denis Kholodilin
Ivan Ushakov
Timofey Raenko
Konstantin Dmitriev
Konstantin Dmitriev
"Winds (ready for the adventure)"
by Stefano Mocini
"Apocalypse now"
by Stefano Mocini
Sound FX
"Wind" by ERH (
Terry Hancock
Julia Velkova
David Rylander
Carlos López González
Ivan Schepens
Yu Chen
Matija Nalis
Synfig Studio
Hosting Services
Special Thanks to
Yury V. Zaytsev
Anna Orlova
Natalya Neverova
Varvara Zaharova
Benjamin Bailey
Produced by
Konstantin Dmitriev