The AI Film Festival (AIFF) 2024 – Expo City, Dubai

“Step into a world of creative filmmaking, driven by human talent, and enhanced by AI technologies“ The AI Film Festival (AIFFF) takes place at Expo City Dubai next February. The competition to submit films for consideration is now closed and the judges have begun deliberating. The finalists will be announced in late January, giving us the chance to vote for our Audience Choice award favourite. The awards ceremony itself […]

Stability AI‘s latest, early, experimental “open-weights” image-to-video synthesis tool, Stable Video Diffusion, consists of two models: one, “SVD”, can produce image-to-video synthesis at 14 frames of length another, “SVD-XT”, generates 25 frames They can operate at varying speeds from 3 to 30 frames per second, and output short (typically 2-4 second-long) MP4 video clips at […]

During a panel discussion at the recent Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, former Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told moderator Timothy L O’Brien that three years from now, thanks to AI (machine learning), completing a world-class animated film will require 90% less time and labour than when he was making them. “I don’t know […]

Kodak first announced that the company was developing a new Super 8 camera back in 2016, at CES. It’s finally coming to market, for just under $5,500. A ‘soft’ launch in the US in December will be followed by similar announcements in Canada, the UK and around Europe. What’s inside the box Pelican Case KODAK […]

Machine learning-powered markerless performance capture experts Move AI have announced the launch of their new single camera iPhone app, Move One. “At its core, Move AI is a research company specialising in applied AI, mathematics, physics and biomechanics. Move One is the result of engaging deeply with the animator and creator community and directly addressing […]