Elephants Dream, 2005 teaser

Elephants Dream, 2005 teaser

This teaser was made in October 2005, when production was in the 2nd month. We only had enough computing powers to render in half resolution! With today’s eyes, it feels a bit like Zack Snyder goes Disney. Dark, Dystopian, but with character. Very mysterious, and very poetic. Note the amazing soundtrack by Jan Morgenstern. The ..

Elephants Dream – 10 years of open movies

Elephants Dream – 10 years of open movies

Elephants Dream premiered exactly 10 years ago, on March 24th 2006 in an Amsterdam cinema, with a memorable afterparty in the nightclub “Blender”. Since then Blender Institute produced Big Buck Bunny, Yo Frankie, Sintel, Tears of Steel, Caminandes Gran Dillama, Cosmos Laundromat, Glass Half and Caminandes Llamigos. Each of these now is a landmark of ..

Short Film Sintel 3D Movie

Short Film Sintel 3D Movie

“Sintel” is an independently produced short film, initiated by the Blender Foundation as a means to further improve and validate the free/open source 3D creation suite Blender. With initial funding provided by 1000s of donations via the internet community, it has again proven to be a viable development model for both open 3D technology as ..

Cycles Demoreel 2014

Cycles Demoreel 2014

Support an open animation feature film! http://cloud.blender.org/gooseberry/ Cycles is a render engine, used by Blender, the free/open 3D creation suite. http://www.blender.org Edit by Alexander Mitzkus (http://www.zuggamasta.de) Music by Jan Morgenstern (http://www.janmorgenstern.com) Produced by Thomas Dinges (http://dingto.org/) Thanks to all contributors: Alexander Mitzkus (http://www.zuggamasta.de) Andrew Price (http://www.blenderguru.com) blendFX (http://www.blendfx.com) Caminandes (http://www.caminandes.com) eMirage (http://www.emirage.org) Flamboyant Paradise (http://www.flamboyantparadise.com) ..

The artists of the Gooseberry Project

The artists of the Gooseberry Project

http://cloud.blender.org/gooseberry Project Gooseberry is an open source animation film project that brings together a dozen of teams from all over the world. About 80 people will work for 1.5 year on a funny, absurdist adventurous movie, directed by Mathieu Auvray. Several of the people who will get involved speak about their passion to to make ..

Interview: Ton Roosendaal introducing Project Gooseberry

Interview: Ton Roosendaal introducing Project Gooseberry

Ton Roosendaal, Chairman of Blender Foundation, introduces the plans to make a feature animation movie with open source software, using the new Blender Cloud service. Crowd-funding running now! http://cloud.blender.org/gooseberry/ Interview by: Bart Veldhuizen Edited by: Francesco Siddi (The crappy microphone is going to brought back to the store!)

Tears of Steel – 4k version (in HD) – Blender Foundation channel

Tears of Steel – 4k version (in HD) – Blender Foundation channel

This is the fourth Open Movie by Blender Foundation, re-rendered and re-graded in 4k resolution. (This is the HD scaled down version). Visit http://www.tearsofsteel.org for more information or downloads. All data for the film is available under Creative Commons Attribution. “Tears of Steel” was realized with crowd-funding by users of the open source 3D creation ..

Tears of Steel – Blender VFX Open Movie

Tears of Steel – Blender VFX Open Movie

New 4k re-rendered version available! http://youtu.be/41hv2tW5Lc4 “Tears of Steel” was realized with crowd-funding by users of the open source 3D creation tool Blender. Target was to improve and test a complete open and free pipeline for visual effects in film – and to make a compelling sci-fi film in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The film itself, ..

Blender Siggraph 2011 reel (Revised)

Blender Siggraph 2011 reel (Revised)

Highlights of Blender work from artists and studios all over the world. Music “Bigger than us” by White Lies. Edited by Mike Pan. Reel can be used as Creative Commons, BY-NC-ND. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ (Reuploaded because the previous version had some technical glitches and incomplete credits)