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!

Birthday Art by Anastasia Majzhegisheva

Our lead artist Anastasia Majzhegisheva made a special artwork for the 9th birthday of Morevna Project. A few words from her: This Tuesday it was the birthday of Morevna Project – 9 years! Although I’m not worked on it from the very beginning, I still hard to believe – it seems just recently, in 2013, […]

Fixing anti-aliasing bug in OpenToonz for Linux

Hey, dear Linux user, do you use OpenToonz? Great! Does your vector lines looks jagged and ugly? Well, congratulations – you are affected by anti-aliasing bug! This issue is related with particular videocard drivers, such as Intel, ATI and Nouveau. It is described in detail here. But wait, don’t click! There is really no need […]

Happy Birthday, Morevna Project!

Today is 30th of May and it’s a birthday of Morevna Project. Hard to believe – it’s been exactly 9 years, since morevnaproject.org got online and I published a first post on this blog. morevnaproject.org is born It is really fun to remember how it all began, awesome to see how far it got and […]

Pepper & Carrot: English voicing cast

Several weeks ago we already announced a winners of our voicing contest for English voicing of Pepper & Carrot. Now I am happy to introduce you the full voicing cast: …and here is a piece of final English mix, with an awesome music by Grégoire Lourme – it’s just arrived from the dubbing studio of […]

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.