SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes: creative promise and potential perils

SMPTE Hollywood explores Deepfakes and their use for nefarious purposes

The next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting explores “deepfakes”, and how the emerging field of synthetic humans can be used for both entertainment and nefarious purposes. Under the title “Digital Humans and Deepfakes: Creative Promise and Peril”, the next SMPTE Hollywood Section meeting promises to be a memorable moment everyone should attend. The Hollywood Section of […]

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Cartoon Animator now works with popular PSD tools and Wacom tablets

Cartoon Animator now works with popular PSD tools and Wacom tablets 2

Cartoon Animator (CTA), has a new version, 4.1, which opens to all mainstream PSD tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Krita, Affinity, Clip Studio, and Photopea, turning illustrations into animations. Cartoon Animator (formerly known as CrazyTalk Animator) is a 2D animation software designed for both ability of entry and productivity. You can turn images to animated […]

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Zeiss Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses Announced

Radiance

ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance (SPR) lenses are a new set of 7 lenses that artistically emphasize ghosting (flares) and are consistent across the entire set. They are based on Supreme Primes with a warmer color tone. They are not simply the same lenses with the coatings removed. There is no loss […]

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NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only

NewTek TriCaster Mini (2019) video mixer goes NDI-only 4

Imagine a video mixer (“switcher”) without any traditional camera inputs: no inboard HDMI or SDI inputs at all. That’s what the new TriCaster Mini (2019) has done, which instead has all RJ-45 Ethernet connections for NDI, a royalty-free software standard developed by NewTek for use among multiple brands. That’s why I first called NDI “the […]

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