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 […]

SuzdalFest / Moscow: Travel report

Ok, I am back from my trip and ready to share some results! First of all, much thanks to everyone who sent their words of support for my initiative. It was really awesome to have that feeling of being backed by whole community.  ^__^ In that travel I wasn’t alone – lead artist of Morevna […]

Russian president and animation: What happened in May 2017?

This post was a long due in my queue, but I haven’t had an opportunity to concentrate on writing it. Now it can’t postpone it any more. TL;DR: Russian government is going to provide ~$2 000 000 to support development of animation software in Russia and our efforts to redirects those funds into open-source development. […]