Caminandes is an independently produced series of computer animated short films released by the Blender Foundation.
The title "Caminandes" is a portmanteau of the Spanish word "caminar" ("to walk") and Andes, the longest continental mountain range in the world.
The films centers on the llama Koro in Patagonia and his attempts to overcome various obstacles.Caminandes 1: Llama Drama (2013)
Koro has trouble crossing a desolate road, a problem that an unwitting Armadillo does not have. This film was produced by Pablo Vazquez, Beorn Leonard and Francesco Siddi with a soundtrack by Jan Morgenstern.Caminandes 2: Gran Dillama (2013)
Koro hunts for food on the other side of a fence. Hjalti Hjalmarsson, Andy Goralczyk and Sergey Sharybin joined the production team.Caminandes 3: Llamigos (2016)
Koro meets Oti, a pesky magellanic penguin, in an epic battle over tasty red berries during a winter in Patagonia.
The films, inspired by the cartoons of Chuck Jones, are created using FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software) such asBlender, a professional free and open-source 3D computer graphics software
GIMP, a free and open-source raster graphics editor
Krita, a free and open-source raster graphics editor based on Qt 5 and the KDE Frameworks 5
Linux, a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution
Jan Morgenstern won the 2014 Jerry Goldsmith award for "Best Score for an Animated Short Film" at the International Film Music Festival in Córdoba, Spain, for "Grand Dillama".