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Cosmos Laundromat (or Project Gooseberry for those of us who have been following its production from the start) isn't just a 10-minute short film. It's also the Blender Institute's most ambitious project to date, serving as a pilot for the first fully free and open animated feature film.
12 comments Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed
Project Goodeberry surprised sheep character
The release of Blender 2.75 is right around the corner. Granted, with a two[-ish]-month release cycle, that always seems to be the case. Of course, this particular release cycle has happened squarely in the middle of the Blender Institute's production of Cosmos Laundromat, also known as the... Read more
0 comments Posted 17 Jun 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed
The Blender Institute's sixth open film project, codenamed Gooseberry, is in its final production cycles. As they work toward a summer release, contributors share raw layout animations, art in development, and other files, plus host weekly Google Hangouts for fans and followers, whose support is... Read more
0 comments Posted 2 Apr 2015 by Elysia Brenner Feed
This week in open source games
Open source games roundup Week of July 6 - July 12, 2014 In this week's edition of the open source games news roundup, we take a look at Epic Games' donation to the Blender Foundation, Oculus VR's new open source acquisition, and more.
0 comments Posted 12 Jul 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
Open source movie
For animators working with free and open source software, nothing compares to Blender. A fully-featured 3D animation suite, it offers a huge array of tools that individuals and small studios need: modeling, rendering, motion tracking, and more. Volunteers power Blender. Artists, visual effects... Read more
5 comments Posted 15 Apr 2014 by Michael Harrison Feed
Welcome to open education
Like other non-profit organizations, The Partnership for Appalachian Girls' Education (PAGE) faces funding challenges as it aims to achieve its mission of delivering innovative out-of-school learning opportunities for adolescent Appalachian girls.
1 comment Posted 12 Mar 2014 by Thomas Mirc (Red Hat) Feed
teaching open source
Blender is a powerful open source 3D drawing and animation program. This software was previously a commercial product, but is now available as a free download. Blender has been used to create stunningly beautiful 3D animated videos, including Big Buck Bunny. Check out some of the gorgeous animated... Read more
0 comments Posted 7 May 2013 by Phil Shapiro Feed
I presented at POSSCON this week on introducing and using open source software in your school or classroom. Now I’d like to take a few minutes to hit some of the high points and give you a look at how you can bring open source to your school with a minimal of effort. First . . . why? Why would you... Read more
3 comments Posted 25 Mar 2011 by David Trask Feed