Author: Robin

Creativity ≠ Innovation

Working in the media sector, you would imagine that Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) would be central to every business, what with creatives always being on the lookout for new ideas. There are even roles like Researcher and Development Producer in most media companies, so surely RD&I is embedded everywhere. Unfortunately not. In my experience,… Continue reading Creativity ≠ Innovation

Short animation

A series of ‘sketches’ showing how a mixture of different Artificial Intelligence tools can be used to create striking animation loops. This set focuses on face based animations, with the potential to use wav2lip to animate them so they can speak or sing.

Using AI for inspiration

Here are a sample of the outputs from three different AI models, Midjourney, Disco Diffusion and Dall-e to show how they can be used to create aesthetics and assets on a theme. The models were given prompts including different combinations of the words dancers, cables, mobile phones, child, woodland and dystopia. The selection below aren’t… Continue reading Using AI for inspiration

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Converging 3D Worlds

The Metaverse wars are starting. Meta (aka. Facebook) have bet on the trend, to the tune of $10B and a name change. They have the social clout and the platform in Oculus, but everyone, even they themselves, recognise that just as we didn’t end up all using a single Social Media platform, the Metaverse will… Continue reading Converging 3D Worlds

AI for Visual Creativity

While we thought we were safe, Artificial Intelligence is starting to encroach on the creative professions. We can either fight it or learn to use it, so here is my rolling list of potentially useful AI tools and repos for image and video manipulation. I haven’t checked out all of these in detail, but hopefully… Continue reading AI for Visual Creativity

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