A project in Montreal, Canada by Robert Rioux

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A Blender community 3D animated feature film project.
Backers: 570
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66 CAD

Funded: $37,523 CAD of $35,000 CAD
Dates: Aug 6th -> Sep 5th (30 days)
Project By: Robert Rioux
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Latest News

And WE ARE DONE!!!!!

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
And so it’s over! 570 thanks to everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter. We just got a 10$ a few seconds before the end! 37 523$ (Canadian)! Since Kickstarter takes a 7% cut, I will end up with 34 896, so 104$ less than 35k. I can live with... (Read More)

Sound editing

September 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Ok! So we had a wonderful 3 day weeked here in Montreal and I spent it... editing sound! Yeah, I cleanup the recodring we did for Manatea. We will have some retakes to do but I won't need to fly to again to Tahiti just for that.... We are planning on... (Read More)

The use of AI in Tiki

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
If I ask any one of you to create a tiki for me, what are you going to go? Are you going to go to the library, look for books about Polynesia, hope to find some pictures of tikis or you will go on Google image and search for Tiki? Obviously, you will... (Read More)

WE MADE IT!!!!!!!

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for helping the 80+ people who have been working hard on Tiki for the last 8 month preparing everything for this movie. This is far from being over. We'll need probably a year to finish it. There are still 4 days left. Once they... (Read More)

5 days left!!!

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Gee!!! This thing is so stressful! We are getting close to the end. 5 days left and everything was going well and then BANG! It felt like everything just stopped.... And it was the only time I didn't tweet about it. Coincidence? Maybe... So I sent... (Read More)

Incredible support from AskNK

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
AskNK is a YT channel that I love to watch because it keeps me up do date with all the developments in Blender. Well, they contacted me because they love Tiki and they want to support us so they made a clip to promote it! ... (Read More)

Manatea recording done!!!

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Recording session day 3

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
So today was our 3rd recording day for Manatea. We're at page 70 out of 90. We should be able to finish tomorrow. It's an experience for all of us. So looking forward to add animation on Edouard's voice. And Once we're done with Damien's voice, we... (Read More)

Addition to the team!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So we already announced that Blender/YouTube super star Markom3D joined the project. He's there as not only a 3d artist and Character Creator/iClone8 specialist but her will also voice Damien. If you have ever seen any of his clip, you will... (Read More)

Recoding session

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
So today we started the first recording session with Edouard Malakai. He's a local star, here in Tahiti. It went well. It was getting better and better as we went so I'm not worried. Charlie, a 3D artist on the project, also from Tahiti, was helping... (Read More)

Tiki update #6

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Please check out the latest update here! https://youtu.be/CfzKZHcjhvE  (Read More)

Tahiti update #2

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Not really an update but wanted to share some images I took on a 25 min walk. Since the sun goes down super fast here I didn't get a change to reach the best part of the park. Maybe tomorrow. Very nice inspiration for the look, the colors, the... (Read More)

Tahiti update #1

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Edouard Malakai on the left, who does the voice for Manatea, me and Eremoana of Harmonie Production who will do the recording. We will start next week. Today we did some last minute changes on the script. It's getting serious! Well, always has... (Read More)


August 11th - via: kickstarter.com


August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This is one of the two looks for Teaveura.  (Read More)

Damien’s voice

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Damien’s voice actor has been casted! Blender super star YouTuber and funny guy Markom3d just joined the Tiki project and he has an awesome voice, perfect for Damien.  (Read More)

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