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Scientist Cartoon Character Time Lapse


By alecfarai.

alecfarai writes:

the reason i do these time lapse videos is to encourage you blender artists to be more creative by seeing other peoples artwork :) i hope you're encouraged :)

About the Author

Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. damn, i can't watch this video...
    "Unfortunately, this video is not available in Germany because it may contain music for which GEMA has not granted the respective music rights."

    •  is it possible to download that video from an other location... or can somebody put that video to an other video platform that has the permission from GEMA (e.g, vimeo)

      • AnonymousCoward on

        Better yet use open music.

        When you use that commercial stuff your video gets ads that make money to whomever is the copyright holder of that piece you used, by using CC-by-SA you don't have those problems, of course you have to still mind the mechanic sync rights and others, if memory serves there are 3 of 4 royalties payments you have to do in the standard copyright, by using CC you only have to do one and it is cheaper.

        The advantage of using Jamendo is that you get a document saying you did pay for the rights and if any collection agency comes at your door you can sue them back and make them liable for it.

        The other sources although free don't offer that so you need to have the link to their license or pages at all times to show others that you are using free legal music.

        • AnonymousCoward on

          BTW Vimeo have a strict policy of not allowing commercial material in there, the fact that the music is commercial would make it a prime target for removal, although it doesn't happen that often it is what it states in the user agreement of the website and if they get a complaint from anywhere they just remove the video, also Vimeo is not authorized by Gema, Gema sued Google to get a ruling and now they probably go after all the other video platforms out there.

          •  hmm... that is complicated... and i thought only youtube is in conflict with GEMA... i never saw such a message on vimeo...
            yeah, best choice is to use royalty free content only.

          • AnonymousCoward on

            You probably never saw a message because Vimeo doesn't post any, they don't advertise some video was removed, the video is just gone, no explanations as to why it is gone.


            Robin Good says:
            May 9, 2009 at 11:58 am
            Vimeo just deleted all of my videos without warning or specific explanation. Once I wrote back to them asking for explanations they have provided none. I have an account there since 4 years with lots of good videos, just like I do on all major video sharing sites. It is really a shame that Vimeo did this. I invite you to share this news with others.



            Repeat Infringer Policy

            VIMEO will terminate user accounts that have been the subject of three (3) separate DMCA notices.
            In the event a user’s materials are removed due to a DMCA notice and
            then subsequently restored due to the filing of a DMCA
            counter-notification, VIMEO will treat the underlying DMCA notice as

            VIMEO reserves the right to terminate user accounts that
            are the subject of fewer than three (3) DMCA notices in appropriate
            circumstances, such as where the user has a history of violating or
            willfully disregarding Vimeo’s Terms of Service.


            7. Content Restrictions
            You may not upload, post, or transmit (collectively, "submit") any video, image, text, audio recording, or other work (collectively, "content") that:'
            Infringes any third party's copyrights or other rights (e.g., trademark, privacy rights, etc.);Contains sexually explicit content or pornography (provided, however, that non-sexual nudity is permitted);Contains hateful, defamatory, or discriminatory content or incites hatred against any individual or group;Exploits minors;Depicts unlawful acts or extreme violence;Depicts animal cruelty or extreme violence towards animals;Promotes fraudulent schemes, multi level marketing (MLM) schemes, get rich quick schemes, online gaming and gambling, cash gifting, work from home businesses, or any other dubious money-making ventures; orViolates any law.
            All videos you submit must also comply with our Uploading Guidelines, which are incorporated into this Agreement. If you are a Vimeo PRO user, you must comply with our Vimeo PRO Guidelines.



            1. I will upload only videos I created myself.
            You must own or hold all necessary rights (copyrights, etc.) to your video."I have permission" does not mean you created it.Directors, DPs, editors, musicians, graphic effects artists, and actors may upload works to which they have contributed significantly.Public domain videos are not allowed.Please add your role/involvement in the video description to avoid accidental deletion.2. I will not upload videos intended for commercial use.
            Businesses may not use basic Vimeo or Vimeo Plus accounts to host their videos. Businesses may, however, use a Vimeo PRO account to host their videos so long as they comply with the Vimeo PRO guidelines.Exceptions are made for: Independent production companies, authors, artists, musicians, nonprofits, and actors who want to promote the work they have created.You may not upload videos containing ads that are displayed before, during, or after the video unless given prior written permission from an authorized member of the Vimeo staff. Videos with advertisements in them will be removed.You may not upload videos pertaining to multi-level marketing (MLM), get-rich-quick schemes, cash gifting, work-from-home businesses, or any other dubious money-making ventures.You may not upload product promotions or sales videos such as real estate walkthroughs.Television stations may not use Vimeo to redistribute their programming.We reserve the right to allow the uploading of certain commercial content for businesses who have coordinated sponsored advertising campaigns or other partnerships with Vimeo.
            3. I understand that certain types of content are not permitted on Vimeo.


            One thing I forgot, if you use Vimeo to promote something of yours you better fight every DMCA's that goes your way or face the deletion of your account and subsequent loss of that address. Which is not a problem to most people.

            But seriously, the music industry is bizarre, Warner Music claims copyrights on the "Happy Birthday" song and charges $10 grand or more if it appears anywhere in a movie.


        • AnonymousCoward on

          Let me see if I remember all the rights that must be paid to use a music in a video in standard copyright.

          Sync rights - the royalty you pay for the privilege of using an audio recording in a video.

          Mechanical rights - the same as sync rights but generally charged appart

          Performance rights - the right to display or perform the audio somewhere, you must get a license for that too.

          Of course this is only in the US in other places it can be completely different and it is in many cases, there are moral rights to be aware of, that are the rights that some copyright owner or artists holds and gives a veto power or censor power over how the work is displayed, reproduced or performed.

  2. Foolish Frost on

    Hey!  That looks like my avatar!  Cool timelaps.  You show off the best modeling tools of blender quite nicely!

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