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 reusable content for your animations

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!

How to delete bone in Synfig

Before deleting any bone, you have to detach all its child bones. Otherwise Synfig will crash (this is a known issue see #375). Here is how to do that. Select Skeleton layer and in Parameters Panel expand the Bones list. Find the bone you looking for (hint: when you select a bone in the Bones […]

OpenToonz 32bit available for download!

Many Windows users complained about the fact that official version of OpenToonz is available for 64bit architecture only. So, our team decided to fill that gap and now we are providing 32bit builds for Windows users. Enjoy!

Pepper & Carrot Release Schedule

So, we have a poster now! And it’s time to announce the dates for premiere of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic! ☆ June 5, 2017 – VIP-premiere Online premiere for the sponsors of Nikolai’s Indiegogo campaign, who have claimed “Early Premiere” reward. A private link will be sent by email, so watch your mailboxes! ☆ […]

Papagayo-NG 1.4.1 released

The new version of Papagayo-NG is available for download now! This version introduces a volume control (thanks to Stefan Murawski) and fixes important issues of Linux AppImages  (breakdowns and dictionaries now loaded correctly, dragging of words and phonemes also fixed). Get source code | View revision history

Birthday Art by Anastasia Majzhegisheva

Our lead artist Anastasia Majzhegisheva made a special artwork for the 9th birthday of Morevna Project. A few words from her: This Tuesday it was the birthday of Morevna Project – 9 years! Although I’m not worked on it from the very beginning, I still hard to believe – it seems just recently, in 2013, […]

Fixing anti-aliasing bug in OpenToonz for Linux

Hey, dear Linux user, do you use OpenToonz? Great! Does your vector lines looks jagged and ugly? Well, congratulations – you are affected by anti-aliasing bug! This issue is related with particular videocard drivers, such as Intel, ATI and Nouveau. It is described in detail here. But wait, don’t click! There is really no need […]

Happy Birthday, Morevna Project!

Today is 30th of May and it’s a birthday of Morevna Project. Hard to believe – it’s been exactly 9 years, since morevnaproject.org got online and I published a first post on this blog. morevnaproject.org is born It is really fun to remember how it all began, awesome to see how far it got and […]

Pepper & Carrot: English voicing cast

Several weeks ago we already announced a winners of our voicing contest for English voicing of Pepper & Carrot. Now I am happy to introduce you the full voicing cast: …and here is a piece of final English mix, with an awesome music by Grégoire Lourme – it’s just arrived from the dubbing studio of […]

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