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Making Movies with Free Software

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I'm working on not one, but two animated science-fiction films using free software tools, intended for a free-licensed release on the internet under new distribution models. And, being a writer, I'm going to write about it. I think it will be both entertaining and useful.

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The Morevna Project: Anime with Synfig and Blender

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The Morevna Project aims to create an animated film in a modern anime-style retelling a very old Russian folktale known as "Marya Morevna". It's a free culture production project pushing the envelope in several ways - entirely using free software tools and releasing under the free Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Big Buck Bunny, We Want More!

http://www.junauza.com

Blender Institute, part of the Blender Foundation, made another animated open content film entitled Big Buck Bunny. The short movie is created using only free and open source software.

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Romantic Open Source Films, Anyone?

http://www.junauza.com

Are you in the mood for love? If your answer is "sí señor", then perhaps you may like these two open source films that I'm going to share to you. And yes, I said open source.

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Open-source films attack Hollywood

http://www.news.com

The Star Wreck Studios team, based in Tampere, Finland, has built a virtual studio for Iron Sky and an open-source platform that gives anybody the chance to make a film at no cost. They have recruited American Stephen Lee as managing director, and the chairman of the board is John Buckman, mostly known as the founder of Magnatune, a record label he created in Berkeley, Calif., in 2003.

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Open Letter - Please Show Linux Credit at Movie Endings

http://healthysystem.blogspot.com

Dear Respected Filmmaker... I'm writing to ask that you give credit to GNU/Linux during the time when the credits roll on films you make with GNU/Linux.

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Linux Powers The Spiderwick Chronicles

http://delivery.acm.org

A Linux-based production pipeline is a perfect choice for a major motion picture like The Spiderwick Chronicles, with its many goblins and magical creatures. Hollywood has been the realm of Linux since 1997, when the movie Titanic proved that Linux can do big computer graphics jobs like rendering a sinking ocean liner. With an industry tradition of using UNIX-based operating systems for high-computation jobs, and due to the better, faster, cheaper nature of Linux, every major effects or animation movie today is produced using Linux.

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Linux Goes Hollywood With New Terra Soft Film Rendering Tool

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Creating modern digital visual effects in movies is not an easy process. The job falls on clusters of computers called "render farms." Terra Soft, developer of the Yellow Dog Linux distro, says its new offering, Y-Film, is designed to significantly streamline the task, bringing a more efficient process to large studios and putting glossy effects within easier reach of smaller ones.

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Jathias Wager Free Science Fiction Movie - Open Source Collaborative Filmmaking

http://www.solomonrothman.com

Jathia’s Wager is an open source collaborative filmmaking project where the community works together to write, produce and distribute a movie for free via the Internet.

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