Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Sintel Soundtrack 
Third short film by the Amsterdam-based Blender Foundation. Sintel is partly meant to promote the open source animation software Blender and to be used for demo-purposes (3d, 4k)by it's sponsors.
But it's far more than a very crafty demo. Script and storyline are clearly worked out on a elaborate scale, comprising three different levels. One might see it as a fantasy-action movie, but it also packs a coming-of-age sideline and a sobering life-lesson.
Loner Sintel (Dutch for Cinder)befriends a baby dragon an nurtures it, until it's snatched from her in a dramatic scene. The quest to find the dragon is somewhat rushed in a montage and throughout the movie some movement seems unnatural, but the amount of detail in props and background is amazing. Double so, because this was made by just 14 animators, script editor, technician and director (and numerous members of the Blender community who made props and scenes online) in just over a year, at a total cost of 400.000 euro.
In case you are not yet watch this film just see it after the jump with full 14 mins movie in here. The quality is in fullHD also.
And what about some more sneak peak of this film making.
Angle voice of ending sung by Helena Fix and beautiful score made by Jan Morgenstern.
1. - Snow Fight
2. - Finding Scales / Chicken Run
3. - The Ziggurat
4. - Expedition
5. - Dragon Blood Tree
6. - Cave Fight / Lament
7. - Performed by Helena Fix - I Move On (Sintel's Song) (Lyrics by Esther Wouda)
8. - Circling Dragons
9. - Trailer Music