Production

Jury Prize at SIGGRAPH festival

11 August, 2016 |  3  

Cosmos Laundromat (And another cloud short, Glass Half) were selected for the prestigious Electronic Theater of the 2016 SIGGRAPH Conference in Anaheim. We were very happy to then recieve the news that the Jury awarded us with a special price: the Jury’s Choice! Read the jury report: You are this years SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation […]

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Webby Award nominee

5 April, 2016 |  7  

The Webby is considered to be ‘the Oscar for the web’. New York Times calls it “The Internet’s Highest Honor”. We’re very happy to announce that we’re nominated in the Animation category. I’ll quote the Webby mail below: Congratulations! On behalf of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, it is my pleasure to inform you […]

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Digital Production magazine cover + article

20 October, 2015 |  1  

The Animago Award is the annual prize and conference organized by the German Digital Production magazine. They’ve put Cosmos Laundromat on the cover of their Animago Award special. The article they wrote about our film can be downloaded here.

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Blu-Ray discs finally available!

19 October, 2015 |  10   Gallery

After some delay the Bly-Ray version of Cosmos Laundromat is finally available and is being shipped to everyone who preordered it! It’s been a long wait, but the content will be worth it. We are talking about: The original HD and 2k version of the 12 minutes film Documentary material, timelapse videos and a lot […]

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Animago Award for Cosmos Laundromat!

16 October, 2015 |  10  

Cosmos Laundromat just won the Jury’s Award at Animago, a worldwide renowned contest in the entire field of 3D animation, still, visual effects and visualization! Pictures below: the award catalog with great cover! And the jury report in German. I’m sure someone will post a translation here :)

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Blu-ray film hardcopy delays…

17 September, 2015 |  10  

Producing blu-ray discs (BD) means you have to make a master that survives the strictest (into the extreme) tests with Sony software in a reproduction factory. No way you can do this with free/open source software. So we tried it with Adobe Encore first – it gives a good working bluray video disc – but […]

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Cosmos Laundromat – 2nd Cycle and beyond

20 August, 2015 |  57  

Now the pilot is out I’d like to do a short recap about the past period. First of all: thanks a lot for having helped out in the past year. All of the data of the movie is being uploaded to Blender Cloud this month; if you don’t have a cloud account you can purchase […]

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Limited edition crew shirt available

19 August, 2015 |   

Just 40 of them, printed on excellent quality American Apparel shirts, two colors in front and the mysterious wings on the back side. Get it here in the Blender Store.

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Cosmos Laundromat – First Cycle

10 August, 2015 |  154  

(Rating: 13y or older) We’re very proud and happy to share the first 10 minutes of Cosmos Laundromat with you. It’s been more than a year of hard work by many people! Thanks everyone for helping to make it, and thanks to the thousands of supporters and donators for making it possible. Want to see […]

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DVD/BD/DC Mastering ready!

7 August, 2015 |  6  

Well that was the most epic deadline fight ever. Francesco and Sergey worked here all night to get the masters ready, quality demands (wrong gamma) required last night to make a complete new film export from the OpenEXRs and encode it all over. Looks even more great (and less dark) now! The guys left this […]