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

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!

Papagayo-NG 1.4.2 released

The new version of Papagayo-NG is available for download now! This version introduces an optimized waveform drawing (thanks to Stefan Murawski) and fixes some breakdowns to work with Python 3 and Linux AppImages. Get source code | View revision history

New artwork: Mechanic

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

“Mary and Witch Flower” anime movie made with OpenToonz opensource software

For the first time of its existence as open-source tool, OpenToonz got used in production of full-featured anime movie – it was announced that it was used as part of the production of director Hiromichi Yonbayashi ‘s latest work “Mary and Witch Flower” (Studio Ponoc Production) which was released on July 8, 2017. Official website […]

New artwork: “Sorry”

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

Horizontal timeline now available in OpenToonz

We have published an update to our OpenToonz packages! This version introduces several important improvements and changes. Please check the detailed description below. 1. Horizontal timeline Now you can switch vertical Xsheet panel to horizontal timeline mode. Just click “Xsheet” button in the top-left corner of Xsheet panel. This feature was  initially planned and curated […]

Pepper & Carrot Episode 6: Sources released!

The sources of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic are available for download now! Please check the link to our sources repository below. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0.

Pepper & Carrot Episode 6 – Clarifications about music license

Some people have noticed that all original sources of soundtracks by Grégoire Lourme are published on Jamendo under CC-BY-ND license, which disallows usage in derivative works as non-libre. This puts under question the legal aspect of soundtrack usage in our work, so I think it is necessary to put a quick clarification:

Young Baba-Yaga

Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file (°◡°♡)

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