A European start of the format is planned for approx. The process to programm and author an HD DVD is very complex this is why no title has been produced in Europe so far (tools are not ready right now).Not only that Elephants Dream is the first European HD DVD release it is also (as far as I know) the most complex HD DVD title ever release worldwide and the picture quality is really great.
We expect that the disc will have cult status very soon and promote the Elephants Dream movie.The files are, like the other versions of the movie, are available for download under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license. Note: The Bit Torrent version 4 client is required!640×360 PNG image sequence (Bit Torrent) 1920×1080 PNG image sequence (Bit Torrent) Audio tracks (5.1 and stereo) and raw PNG files » 21 Responses » | Post a Comment Yes, if you’ve been reading other news sources, you’ll know this is a bit late, but better late than never!is the world’s first open movie, made entirely with open source graphics software such as Blender, and with all production files freely available to use however you please, under a Creative Commons license.At the October 2010 Blender Conference, Wolfgang Draxinger presented his re-render of ED in stereo 3d. -Ton- » 3 Responses » | Post a Comment It’s been a long time since this site was updated, part of the natural way of things as we move further and further away and on to other new and interesting things.The full press release is available here at their Elephants Dream HD DVD microsite.
The story has already been covered by German technology news websites and
The files are many, and very large (around 20GB total), so this is not something that you can play back and watch – this won’t really be of interest to most people who just want to see the video.
If this describes you, it would be polite to have mercy on Xiph’s servers if you don’t really need the files :) Having said that, it can be fun to have a poke around and see a few of the original HD frames, but you don’t need the entire sequence for that.
As the whole European PC and movie magazines are waiting for a first HD DVD title in Europe this will be a hugh success for your movie and I am sure this will go through the press worldwide.
Today there are worldwide (USA / Japan) only approx. The HD DVD format was released in April this year in Japan and might be the new HD disc Format for the future.
In it we mention a few things, including our version of what the story is about, and also some of the easter eggs and tributes that we hid inside, so if you’re interested, go and check it out!