I can’t express enough how important this Gooseberry project is, for me personally and for a lot of people out there. There are so many solutions for urgent issues coming together in Gooseberry – it is really mind-blowing sometimes. This is what Gooseberry is for me: – Open Movies as a Blender development model. Open […]
CG Cookie was assigned the robotic manifestation of Gooseberry’s sheep protagonist. At first glance, the shot seemed straight forward enough. But it didn’t take long to realize how difficult it would be to inject sheepish characteristics into a mechanical design.
Great news: we now have been authorized to accept credit cards directly. This is all secure, PCI Compliant, using braintreepayments.com. The strict Braintree review we had to pass through took a couple of weeks longer than expected. Meanwhile we could improve our campaign website too. We’re also editing a new video – I have a […]
FUNDING TARGET What does amount of Supporters imply? A supporter means: a contribution of $250. Some paid it all at once, most people will pay this as a subscription in monthly terms – during the production. Then what is the $640k (500k EUR) target for? This is the startup funding to get our film project […]
There’s a first time for everything… I asked Eric the sound designer about the Creative Commons soundtrack release, and he just gave us all 23 stereo tracks! Download the tracks here (56 MB) Never had this before :) I’m happy to share that here now. We also prepare everything we did to make the teaser […]
Starring: Francesco Siddi (coder, dancer), Ton Roosendaal (talking) Directed by: Mathieu Auvray http://cloud.blender.org/gooseberry/ Music: Happy (Pharrell Williams) Thank You, Good Bye, It’s Over (Bewitched Hands) SXSW is one of the most important music, film and interactive festivals in the United States. It takes place in Austin, Texas every year for 10 days of concerts, conferences, […]
Austin Texas, March 12, 2014. On the SXSW conference this week, Blender Institute launched the first crowd-funded, open production computer animation movie – the Gooseberry Project. This feature length film will be made by 12 teams from all over the world, collaborating online using the newly launched Blender Cloud service.