issue #11 – AI and VFX

Issue #11 of befores & afters magazine covers the use of AI, machine learning and deep learning by visual effects and animation studios and software developers. It includes case studies on:
– Wētā FX’s real-time depth compositing and new facial animation toolset on Avatar: The Way of Water
– Digital Domain’s machine learning research used on Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, She-Hulk and The Quarry
– Wonder Dynamics’ Wonder Studio platform
– Refuge’s koids on The Peripheral
– MARZ’s Vanity AI tool
– RenderMan’s new machine learning Denoiser
– Flawless TrueSync software
– Retina Imageworks’ deepfakes on The Wandering Earth 2
– Foundry’s CopyCat toolset in Nuke
– Rising Sun Pictures’ baby Thor for Thor: Love and Thunder