After seeing Big Buck Bunny a short time ago I was then waiting for the current issue of 3D World to hit my mailbox. Issue 106 is all about Open Source, including Blender based projects like Big Buck Bunny.
The 3D World issue sports coverage of apps like Blender and GIMP and even DAZ studio for which the CD comes with Victoria 4.2 Base and Aiko 4.
The short film itself is a bit like an old-school Warner Bros cartoon but all gorgeously 3D. The design, rendering, animation, effects, audio, shots and more are all very classy and the entire process should be applauded, particularly considering the extra constraints placed around the project by the open source nature.
Say no more – here it is: