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.
Our production is based exclusively on free (open-source) software.
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!
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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, […]
Artwork by Anastasia Majzhegisheva (Morevna Project). License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. Download source file <(￣︶￣)>
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. […]
I am excited to announce that we made an agreement with dubbing studio of «Reanimedia Ltd.» to collaborate on sound works for upcoming Pepper & Carrot Motion Comic! According to agreement, Reanimedia will do all voice recording for Russian dub and also take care on final mix for both Russian and English versions. The recording […]
New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! This build delivers important fixes for rendering engine and some other minor improvements. Much thanks to everyone who donated to our development through download page – your support made this release happen. List of changes: Fix incorrect rendering of Twirl and Noise Distortion layers (issues […]