Wires For Empathy
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Wires For Empathy

Status: In Production

Website: https://wiresforempathy.org

Tube is Urchin’s current work in production. Whereas Elephants Dream proved it possible to make professional 3D animated films in libre software within a studio setting, the Tube project is a new experiment in distributed collaboration. From an undisclosed base in New England, it unites a team of local and international artists using cutting-edge tools for independent filmmaking based in – what else – the hypertubes..

What can blockchain do for you?
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What can blockchain do for you?

Client: Cambridge Blockchain

Release: 2015

Website: http://cambridge-blockchain.com/

We were approached by Cambridge Blockchain – a technology startup with a focus on the technology behind Bitcoin – to make a promotional video for Money 20/20. There were some unique and fun challenges, not to mention a tight deadline, and the video was finished on time in part due to Cycles GPU rendering, and in part to Blender’s unique ‘pipeline in a box’ organization.

User Lib
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User Lib

Client: the Free Software Foundation

Release: 2014

Website: http://www.fsf.org/

We were extremely happy to make a video for the Free Software Foundation on their 30th anniversary, explaining what the foundation does, and why it is important (and to whom). We also made a making off with loads of details, goodies and tips. You can even download the production files!

Steers of Teal
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Steers of Teal

Release: 2012

This was a fun project remixing the titles of Tears of Steel , an open movie project by the Blender Foundation. Basically it is a pun taken far too far. An open movie itself, you can download the production files here.

Cinanima Libre Session Intro
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Cinanima Libre Session Intro

Client: Cinanima Festival Libre Panorama Session

Release: 2012

Cineanima is the oldest Animation Festival in Portugal. In 2012 we designed the Intro animation to their Libre Panorama session showcasing Free culture animation around the world

Nabsys NPS
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Nabsys NPS

Client: Nabsys

Release: 2011

Nabsys a life sciences company with positional sequencing technology, we made this short video about their NPS device.

Elephants Dream
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Elephants Dream

Team: Blender Foundation

Release: 2006

Website: http://elephantsdream.org

The Open Movie that started it all! Produced by the Blender Foundation and Montevideo in Amsterdam, 2005-2006, This is a film about communication and fiction, and the struggle to communicate.

Caldera
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Caldera

Team: Orchid Animation

Release: 2012

Website: http://www.orchidanimation.com/#/caldera/

Caldera is a haunting short film about a young girl with mental illness caught between an unfeeling mechanized world and the impossible landscapes of her own psychosis. Made by Evan Viera, Chris Bishop and others.

Cyvek Cyplex
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Cyvek Cyplex

Team: Urchin

Client: Cyvek

Status: 2010

Short animation commissioned by Cyvek to explain their prototype Protein Assay system

Suzanne Award Interstitials
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Suzanne Award Interstitials

Team: Urchin

Client: Blender Institute

Release: 2009

This was a fun project making an intro and interstitials to an animation festival – the 2009 Suzanne awards. Most of the work was done the week before the conference, with the final touches made on the plane and at the Blender Institute. Was a blast working with Jan, Pablo, Kursad and everyone else.

Pitivi Fundraiser
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Pitivi Fundraiser

Team: Urchin, Pitivi

Client: Pitivi Video Editor

Release: 2013

Website: http://pitivi.org/

A little bit different, this was a fundraiser video for the Pitivi project – a Free and Open Source video editor. As such, we made it using the editor itself in a bit of meta-production. Pitivi is great you should check it out if you are using Linux!

Flodesign Turbine
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Flodesign Turbine

Team: Urchin

Client: Flodesign Wind

One of several videos we made for Flodesign Wind, now Ogin

Flodesign Sonics
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Flodesign Sonics

Team: Urchin

Client: Flodesign Sonics

Flodesign Sonics has an interesting technique for water purification involving acoustic standing waves that could eliminate the need for filter replacement.

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