Why I’m Charging $5 to watch a 2 Minute Film

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Career Skills for Artists, Filmmaking

Dear angry people. Yesterday I have released our new animated short film Tasteful, and unlike my previous two shorts, this one can only be bought on our website and is not available for free on YouTube/Vimeo. Not only that, but it is priced at $5 (with more expensive packages available as well). Crazy right? In some countries you can buy …

How We Rendered Tasteful

Morr Meroz Filmmaking

In the past few weeks I’ve been finishing the rendering and compositing of Tasteful, if you follow me on Instagram you probably saw frames I posted here and there, but let’s go deeper into exactly how I rendered the film. What render engine did I use? How did I structure my render layers and shaders? What about how I ended …

Best Animation Documentaries

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Filmmaking

Welcome to our curated list of the best animation documentaries. This lists consists of what I consider to be the most educational and inspirational films about the animation industry and its people. From Disney in the West to Studio Ghibli in the east. Enjoy! One of the most eye-opening documentaries about the inner-workings of Disney (at least for the timeframe of late 199os …

Our Production Equipment

Morr Meroz Hardware / Software

As you might have seen, we have started producing 3 new weekly shows on the Bloop Animation YouTube channel. In order to produce those shows with the level of quality we wanted, we needed to get some new equipment. I know a lot of people often ask about tools and gear, so I thought I’d save you the wondering. One of the most popular …

Modeling the Trucks for Tasteful

Morr Meroz Filmmaking

In this team meeting I sat down with Muriel (our producer) and Kat (our hard surface modeler) to talk about the modeling approach for the food trucks in the movie. The food trucks are one of the most important things in this short, secondary only to the 2 main characters, and so we had to make sure they’re going to …

Designing the poster for Tasteful

Morr Meroz Filmmaking

In this meeting I talk with Angela about the vision for designing the poster for the film. In the video you can see me sketch the concept of what I want the poster to look like, and also the finished version, created by Angela. This is not going to be the final poster for the film, since we’ll probably be …