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!

Young Baba-Yaga

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

Baba-Yaga. Breakfast for 1 ruble.

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

OpenToonz 1.1.3 Released

New version of OpenToonz was released on June 6th. And now we have updated our builds with all latest features of that version. Enjoy the latest OpenToonz 1.1.3 with MyPaint Brushes engine and full support for 32 bit. For information about full list of changes in 1.1.3 please read this page or watch community-contributed videos […]

Pepper & Carrot Episode 6 released!

The Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic is released now! We are happy to publish versions in English and Russian at the same day of public premiere. Enjoy! Watch now  

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