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!

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 […]

New animation: “What is Etiquette 3D”

We are happy to publish one more work made by our studio – “What is etiquette 3D”. This is a stereoscopic animated music video produced by DaNi Vision film company. All animation  for this video made using free software by the team of Morevna Project. “What is etiquette 3D” is an educational animation for kids, […]

Pepper & Carrot voicing contest is closed now!

The contest for English voicing of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic is closed now! We received 16 awesome submissions in total – 6 submissions for Pepper and 10 for Mayor. Now we’re proceeding to selection phase. We will carefully review each entry before the 10th of March and choose 3 candidates to participate in the […]

Pepper & Carrot Production Report #3 – 30 minutes of working process

Here is a screencast showing 30 minutes of my typical workday in Blender within production of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic. By this moment the Artwork Painting routines completed by 85%, animation works are follow closely – they are at 75% done by now. Also remember, that we are running a contest for English voicing, […]

Poster for Morevna Episode 4

Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file <( ̄︶ ̄)>

Pepper & Carrot: Voicing contest

We are happy to announce English voicing contest for upcoming Pepper & Carrot animated comic! Submit your entry and get a chance to become voice actor of Pepper & Carrot! Key Dates First round submission deadline: March 3, 2017. 00:00 GMT. Selection / Call Backs: before March 10, 2017. Second round deadline: March 17, 2017. […]

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