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

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!

Introducing Papagayo-NG

I am happy to announce the release of Papagayo-NG 1.4.0 – a new version and new name of Papagayo lipsync software. With this release we are rebranding our version of Papagayo to Papagao-NG, thus indicating it as completely independent from the version provided by Lost Marble. The new release 1.4.0 is shipped as installer for […]

Synfig Studio 1.3.2 (development)

New development version of Synfig Studio is available for download! List of changes: Fix support for graphic tablets in Windows version (issue #241). Initial value of quality in Preview Dialog now always set to 1.0 (now independent from current zoom level). Fixed export to GIF using Magick++ module (Windows and Linux). Fixed incomplete GUI localization […]

OpenToonz builds updated

On March 29th we have published a new update for our OpenToonz packages (for Windows and Linux). This update delivers a bunch of fixes and improvements for MyPaint brushes. Check them all below.

Pepper & Carrot voicing contest results

Dear friends! The second round of Pepper & Carrot voicing contest is closed now and I am happy to announce the winners! Much thanks to everyone who dedicated their time for participating in the contest. My special regards to the ones who made it to the second round – it was really hard competition and […]

Pepper & Carrot Voicing contest: Schedule extended

Quick update about Pepper & Carrot Voicing Contest: the work with participants of the second round takes more time than we expected, so we have to shift our schedule and take one more week. Please expect the results announced on March 30th. We will do our best to arrange award payments in time on March […]

Important fix for OpenToonz (Windows only)

A few days ago we have published our testing builds of OpenToonz with MyPaint brushes. Unfortunately, the Windows build got a nasty bug, which leads to incorrect saving of raster levels. Our developer Ivan Mahonin have fixed this bug now and updated version is available for download. This update is strongly recommended for all windows […]

What is Toonz Raster Level?

What is “Toonz Raster Level” and how it is differs from regular “Raster Level”? Well, it is hard to describe the benefits in one sentence. In general it is like “bitmap drawing with blackjack” – you get better control on your artwork. When you paint on “Toonz Raster Level” application stores additional information about your […]

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