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Introducing Character Animation with Blender, Second Edition by Tony Mullen

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CHAPTER 14

A Look Inside the Blender Open Movies

It's hard to overstate the benefits to Blender and the Blender community that have arisen from the Blender Foundation's Open Movie Project and its resulting movies, Elephants Dream,Big Buck Bunny, andSintel. Not the least of these benefits are the opportunities to learn about animated filmmaking in Blender afforded by the free release of the original “source” files—the.blend files used to produce the movie—to the public. Online blogs for the projects are also a wonderful way to keep up with the developments as the projects progress. In this chapter, you'll take a peek into the process and look at some of the techniques behind the scenes.

  • Learning from Elephants Dream
  • Nonhuman Rigs in Big Buck ...

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