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Best Animation Film Festivals for Submitting Your Animated Short Film

Morr Meroz Animation Industry, Filmmaking

After finishing our third animated short film Tasteful, we knew we wanted to go all in on festival submission. I’ve had some experience with free or cheap festivals when I submitted Lift Up in 2014, but with Tasteful I wanted to try and get into some of the best animation film festivals in the world, including some Oscar Qualifying ones. …

Making the Trailer for Tasteful

Morr Meroz Filmmaking

In this post I will cover my process of creating the trailer for our latest animated short film Tasteful. Before you keep reading I suggest watching the trailer (it’s only 39 seconds long). Music first The first thing I did, believe it or not, was ask our composer, Galo, for trailer music. A music track for me to base the trailer …

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 …