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Introducing Character Animation with Blender, Second Edition by Tony Mullen

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CHAPTER 15

Behind the Scenes with Sintel

The third installment in the Blender Open Movie Project, the short movie Sintel, premiered in September 2010 after a year of production and more than a year of planning. Sintel is by far the most ambitious and fully realized project the Blender Foundation has carried out to date. In this chapter, you'll learn about what the project entailed and hear directly from some of the creators of the movie.

  • From Durian to Sintel
  • The Sintel Open Content
  • Sintel Artists in Their Own Words

From Durian to Sintel

Even the project code name Durian suggested that this project was destined to be a big deal. The Asian durian is a gigantic, spiky fruit known for its overpowering (some would say repulsive) odor. If there ...

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