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!
I am proud to announce new version of “Remake” – unified build system for animation projects. It’s purpose to automatically track changes in your project files and render footage. Download remake-0.3.tar.gz This time we have delivered a number of major improvements, and “3” in release number have some symbolic meaning – among rendering of Blender […]
Here’s a shots in progress I’m currently working on. Again, this is all about animatic stuff. Meanwhile, Nikolay Mamashev is back to the project for the whole summer. He is working hard on animation for shot 16. This is a real crusade, really boring work. Shot 16 showing soldiers’ foots running towards us.
It took 11 workhours for me to get animatic for shot 41 done… Freaking unproductive, but hey, results! ^__^
Just as reminder that we aren’t dead – catched some screenshots during the animatic production process…
Big thanks to Vyacheslav Yastrebcev for the model of Ivan’s car. ^___^
We have updated Pencil packages. Please grab them from the packages page. Major reasons to upgrade: Duplicate frame button Keybindings to control the applications Notice that this version of Pencil is different from the official one. We have made several improvements and bug fixes. Unfortunately, they were not included into official version.
Synfig Studio packages have been updated. It is release candidate for the upcoming 0.62.02 version with a lot of usability improvements. Please grab the updates from packages page. Major reasons to upgrade: Smart linking for tangents. Option to forbid animation for any layer parameter to avoid accidental change in the animation mode. New default blend […]
It’s been a long time since we posted last demo snapshot. I guess it’s time for another one. ^_^ Download Ogg/Theora video: demo-20101010.ogv (34Mb).