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Discussing the advancement of artificial intelligence and its obvious uses like the de-ageing techniques that allowed us a The Mandaloran era Luke Skywalker performed by Mark Hamill, ILM veteran Hal Hickel returned to Making Tracks to talk about another incredible innovation that will quite literally transform the VFX industry over the next few short years and finally do away with the dreaded drapes.
“For those cases when we can’t shoot on the Volume and we need to isolate them, we would shoot them on a blue or green screen. I think A.I is going to do away with that, eventually. You could just shoot an actor on any background, and the A.I will be able to see and separate the moving people from the background behind them, no matter what that background is. I’ve seen tests of that and I’ve seen stuff online about it and I think very shortly that’s going to be a thing, where we won’t need blue or greenscreen no matter how we’re shooting a scene. There’s all kinds of things where I can see obvious ways that A.I will help us do better or do faster versions of things we do in visual effects….