Spring is the latest short film produced by Blender Animation Studio. Made in Blender 2.8.
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Spring is the story of a shepherd girl and her dog, who face ancient spirits in order to continue the cycle of life. This poetic and visually stunning short film was written and directed by Andy Goralczyk, inspired by his childhood in the mountains of Germany.
The Spring team used the development version of Blender 2.80 for the entire production, before the software was in official Beta even. As for all of Blender’s Open Movies, the entire production process and all its source files are being shared on the production platform Blender Cloud.
Director: Andy Goralczyk
Producer: Francesco Siddi
Executive producer: Ton Roosendaal
Music: Torin Borrowdale
Sound: Sander Houtman
Concept art: David Revoy
Animation director: Hjalti Hjalmarsson
Modeling and shading: Julien Kaspar
Animation: Ignacio Conesa, Nathan Dillow, Pablo Fournier
Rigging: Juan Pablo Bouza
Lighting and effects: Pablo Vazquez, Sam Van Hulle
Software and Pipeline: Brecht van Lommel, Jacques Lucke, Jeroen Bakker, Sergey Sharybin, Sybren Stüvel, Tobias Johansson
Rendering IT4INNOVATIONS VSB – Technical University of Ostrava
Format: 3D animated film, 7:44 minutes. 5.1 sound. No dialogs. Fit for an audience of 6 years and older (PG). Everything you see was made with Blender, GIMP, Krita and Inkscape.