[ExI] 'Copyright' (Was: Re: to my fellow renaissance life forms)
sparge at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 18:38:08 UTC 2021
On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 1:59 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 10:46 AM Dave Sill via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 1:15 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
>> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>>> I have wondered, now and then - between increasingly better 3D animation
>>> tools and available assets, text to speech where the better versions can
>>> pass for human, and of course one person can write a script - if it might
>>> be possible for one person to create an entire film that would entertain
>>> most people were they to see it.
>> Not currently, no. It took all that Disney had to de-age Mark Hamill for
>> the Mandalorian finale and even that wasn't very convincing. We still can't
>> convincingly animate a person talking.
> The first such efforts would be 3D animated movies, of course. Pixar has
> people talking in them all the time, and their animations are good enough.
OK, so right now a Pixar movie is created by a large number of creatives:
writers, directors, animators, composers, musicians, voice actors, etc.
What a single person could right now wouldn't be comparable to that.
A small team on a small budget, right now, could make a decent animated
The tools will get better--probably to the point where a single person
could animate an entire movie. That still leaves writing the story,
composing and performing the score, and doing the voice acting. Voice
synthesis is also nowhere near ready to replace human voice actors.
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