[Science] Directors are using virtual reality on set to find the perfect shot – AI

0
16
[Science] Directors are using virtual reality on set to find the perfect shot – AI


A virtual camera in a virtual speakeasyTechnicolor By Andrew Rosenblum Wearing a VR headset, I’m immersed in a virtual speakeasy of the 1920s. A strange-looking wooden protagonist, played by a human actor whose footage has just been recorded, chit-chats with -generated bar patrons. The I’m testing was created by Technicolor and allows film directors to instantly see what a scene will look like with computer-generated imagery added in. With a touch of a joystick I can “fly” around the room to get a different point of view for the perfect shot, or shrink myself relative to …