Elephants Dream claims to be the the world’s first open movie, made entirely with open source graphics software Blender, and with all production files freely available to download under a Creative Commons license which requires a proper crediting for public screening, re-using and distribution..
Elephants Dream film created by the Orange Open Movie Project studio in Amsterdam by six experienced artists / developers, produced by the Blender Foundation and the Netherlands Media Art Institute. The project was conceived to help develop and establish the capabilities of the Blender 3D open source tool for the creation of cinema quality animation.
Blender is the open source software for 3D modeling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.
Download and watch Elephant dreams in AVI, MPEG4 / AC3 5.1 Surround (1920 HD) as a 815MB download (Too big – try the QuickTime, H.264 / AAC Stereo version with width 480px at 99MB). Or buy a Elephants Dream Extended Edition Open Movie DVD at 35 with the movie in best DVD quality widescreen format (in both NTSC and PAL), 34 subtitle languages, Making Of documentary, Commentary tracks, All .blend files, models, textures, the original script, breakdown, storyboards etc.