Progress Report #27 – Sunday Streams

Hi everyone! Some news about my progress. I have started working on animatic for Morevna Episode 2. By the moment got first 30 shots done. For animatic I am using OpenToonz. The process is completely open for public – I am doing test streams and uploading them on YouTube. You can watch them here: Also, […]

Anastasia leaves the project

Today our lead artist Anastasia Mayzhegisheva announced that she is leaving Morevna Project. Anastasia has discussed this with me a few days earlier and today made a final decision. She pointed that she is stressed to combine the work on the project with her studies in college and feels complete burnout about the project. She […]

Discord benefits for Patrons

Hi Patrons! Just want to let you know that we enabled Discord benefits for everyone who supporting us via Patreon. Yes, at the moment we do not have any activities on Discord, yet we plan to have some. With this benefit your nickname in chatroom will be highlighted with particular color, so the fact of […]

Progress Report #26

I intentionally called this “Project News”, instead of usual “Production Report”, as it is more about infrastructure, not the production itself. Possibly, I will stick to this name in the future. ^__^

So, here’s what’s going on in the project…

Package from Studio Ghibli

It was a beautiful sunny morning when I found a piece of paper in my post box with a note that some package is waiting for me in a post office. There was no mention about the origin of the package, nor sender details. So I walked to a post office to figure out what […]

Happy New Year 2020!

Morevna Project team wishes Happy 2020 Year to you!

Here in Russia this night is the biggest celebration in the year, when everyone remembering passing year, and making wishes for upcoming one. And in this post I would like to do the same.

Migrated to new server

You probably noticed that morevnaproject.org gave a few hiccups during last 3 days. This is because we were migrating to a new server! I would like to say much thanks to TuxFamily.org for serving our website more than 10 years absolutely for free. They are absolutely great at supporting many open-source projects, and without them […]

Our PeerTube channel

Morevna Project got an official PeerTube channel now! Check it out here – https://peertube.touhoppai.moe/accounts/morevna/videos.

Separation of Synfig project

In my recent post I have elaborated about two segments of our audience and the changes we made to our infrastructure to fit them better. But in fact we have more segments! I talk about the segments that related with particular software projects maintained by us – Synfig, OpenToonz (Morevna Edition), RenderChan and Papagayo-NG. Each […]

Rethinking strategy for posting updates

If you following our updates  at Patreon, then you probably noticed the changes of last two weeks – the updates got smaller and more frequent. This is result of ongoing re-thinking of structure of our project. And in this particular case –  our infrastructure for delivering updates. So, what it’s all about?

Patreon poll results

I do not know how much that visible from outside, but our project is in the middle of intensive growing. In such periods I am feel increasing responsibility on taking decisions, defining strategies and setting priorities. So, a week ago I have posted a poll for our Patrons: why are you supporting Morevna Project on […]

SuzdalFest / Moscow: Travel report (appendix)

In recent travel report I forgot to mention that in the last days of our trip we also visited two other animation studios. On both studios I was able to study the details of their production process, including the ways how they manage animation projects (previous day I also gathered some information about that at […]