Archive for June, 2010
Sintel is the latest incarnation from the Blender foundation set to make movie magic using the open source 3D modeling suite Blender. No longer do 3D modeling enthusiast have to fork over thousands of dollars to purchase Maya to produce high quality 3D animation. Thanks to the open source suit, Blender 3D, high quality 3D animation can be produced completely free to the developer. Users who wish to start “blending” can start now, by downloading blender, at blender.org. As you can see from the Sintel trailer below, Blender is no slouch when it comes to 3D animation. Often free open source software sometimes comes across to the public as cheap or inferior to products put out by big corporations such as Microsoft or Cisco. However, it is becoming more and more clear that open source software can be a better cheaper alternative then spending thousands and thousands of dollars on name brand products. Also new to the film industry, users can now download all the source files from the Sintel movie, including audio mixes, 3D meshes, blender project files, textures, everything, completely free!
Check out the trailer below! And start your blending today!