Production Report #13

Our project hit an important milestone: we have completely migrated to Cobra – the new optimized rendering engine of Synfig. During last weeks we have used it to do all our work on animation, without switching to Legacy rendering engine at all. Cobra performs much faster and this greatly improves our productivity. Of course, from […]

Production Report #12

Here goes another quick update about production of new episode of Morevna. Things moving fast! In the previous report I have mentioned 50+ new shots added to the scene of Koschei’s resurrection. Good news here – they are almost all painted now! Our lead artist Anastasia did a great work. Though, there are still a […]

Production Report #11

A quick update about the upcoming Morevna episode. Here is a production chart, illustrating our progress. If you compare this chart with the last one, you might notice that the value for “Artwork” is decreased. That’s because of changes, we made to the scene of Koschei’s resurrection (see my previous report) – by this moment […]

Production Report #10

Hey, it’s been a while since the last production report. Lot of things happened! Let’s summarize the last three months. As it was announced earlier, we have made an agreement with recording studio of Reanimedia Ltd. to produce Russian voicing for upcoming episode. In the middle of December I had flight to Voronezh¬† (the city […]

Production Report #9: Thumbnail grid

It’s time for a quick update about the progress! But wait, I have a strong suspicion that some of my readers a bit tired from my progress charts… Enough of numbers! Here is a thumbnail grid made from our latest snapshot.

Production Report #6: Music choice

Good news! The music choice is done! This time we have 100%-free soundtrack, with compositions from Mattias Westlund, Kevin MacLeod, Olivier Girardot, Per Kiilstofte, Andy Vidersky and the bands – The Vegetarians and Radio Nowhere. Much thanks for all artists for the awesome tracks! On the screenshot above you can see all tracks aligned with […]

Production Report #5

Good news! We have reached a significant milestone – the animatic for the new episode is finished! Animatic is an animated storyboard. It is a series of drafts, composed together and animated, showing when and how everything will be shown on screen. It is a kind of plan of the future animation and the critical […]