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-licensed reusable content library

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!

Artwork: “Mechanic”

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

Pepper & Carrot: Production Report #1

Hello, everyone! My name is Nikolai Mamashev and here goes an update about my work on animated version of  “Pepper & Carrot” web-comic by David Revoy. As the production started, my first and primary task was creation of animatic. Animatic is a basic draft of the final work. Usually it is composed from draft drawings […]

Artwork: “Hitori”

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

Synfig Studio builds updated

We are happy to publish a new builds of Synfig Studio with some improvements and important fixes! The main highlight of this build is reduced memory usage – the consumption of memory for all image layers now decreased for 2-4 times comparing to Synfig 1.02 and 3-8 times comparing to  previous development snapshot (the actual optimization […]

Fan-Art by Viktoria Popova

Viktoria Popova brings a new breath to our fan-art stream: humanized representations Koschey! (☆▽☆)

Fan-Art by Viktoria Popova

A series of fan-art character by  Viktoria Popova: Ivan, Morevna, Koschey and Baba-Yaga! (((o(*゚▽゚*)o)))  

In-production content of Morevna Episode 3 goes public

Dear friends, it’s time to bring some hidden content of Episode 3 to public view!

You probably remember, that during production of latest Morevna episode I’ve been publishing a series of reports, describing the ongoing progress. According to our rules, with a purpose to avoid spoilers some content was hidden and available to our premium patrons only. Now Morevna Episode 3 is released and it’s time to make it all public!

Fan-Art by Anya Erogova

Fan-Art character by Anya Erogova: Morevna! \(^▽^)/ Download source file: morevna.kra

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