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!

TV Noise Effect

Here is a quick animated TV noise effect made in Synfig. It is really simple to reuse it  for your own works – just download source template file and put any image (or Synfig animation) instead of “sample.png”.

Pepper & Carrot: Credits

This is the credits scroll for upcoming Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic (both English and Russian version). To all contributors and sponsors: please take your time to review and make sure your name is attributed properly.  Your corrections are welcome until Monday 29th May 2017, 23:59 GMT extended to Saturday 3rd June 2017, 23:59 GMT. […]

Pepper & Carrot: Russian voicing cast

As I have mentioned earlier, in additional to English version of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic we will release Russian version as well. And now I would like to introduce you the Russian voicing cast:

Pepper & Carrot: Subtitles are available for translation

The premiere of Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic is quickly approaching! And at current stage of production we are ready to accept translations for subtitles. The subtitles are published on GitHub and your contributions are welcome through pull requests. Please make sure to look at the general instructions before you start contributing.

Synfig Studio 1.3.3 released

New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! List of changes: Fix inactive elements in “Window” menu (issue #349). Fix rendering of animated GIF with Magick++ target on Linux. Fix: filename with international characters not saved in “Recent Files” menu. Fix crash with XP-Pen G540 tablet (issue #351). UI translations updated.

Introducing Papagayo-NG

I am happy to announce the release of Papagayo-NG 1.4.0 – a new version and new name of Papagayo lipsync software. With this release we are rebranding our version of Papagayo to Papagao-NG, thus indicating it as completely independent from the version provided by Lost Marble. The new release 1.4.0 is shipped as installer for […]

Synfig Studio 1.3.2 (development)

New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! List of changes: Fix support for graphic tablets in Windows version (issue #241). Initial value of quality in Preview Dialog now always set to 1.0 (now independent from current zoom level). Fixed export to GIF using Magick++ module (Windows and Linux). Fixed incomplete GUI localization […]

OpenToonz builds updated

On March 29th we have published a new update for our OpenToonz packages (for Windows and Linux). This update delivers a bunch of fixes and improvements for MyPaint brushes. Check them all below.

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