Machines can by no means exchange human creativity and know-how must be in humankind’s service had been the largest takeaways from a heavyweight panel seeking to the way forward for content material on the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa, studies ‘Variety’.
The panel, in accordance with ‘Variety’, was devised and led by Shekhar Kapur (his long-awaited ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It?’ is the Red Sea Film Festival opener) and the members included Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, Ronald Menzel, co-founder and chief technique officer at Dreamscape Immersive, and tech maven Pranav Mistry, previously CEO and president of Samsung Technology and Advanced Research, who joined through video hyperlink.
The panelists mentioned the idea of the metaverse, which remains to be in its nascency. Mistry envisaged a future powered by VR, AR and AI the place the viewers participated in an MCU film and solved world issues. Rahman spoke in regards to the course of of making his VR mission ‘Le Musk’, which premiered at Cannes earlier this 12 months and is now touring the world.
When requested by Kapur if he may ever get replaced by AI, Rahman mentioned that he’s himself a product of an evolution over a number of distinct profession phases; from the early Nineteen Nineties to the years after profitable the Oscar, to the current day. “I am the AI,” Rahman mentioned, in reference to the know-how’s evolutionary studying capabilities.
“What VR is doing is taking me on a journey outside myself. When I watched a film like ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, I watched it 18 times — it’s so beautiful,” mentioned Kapur, in accordance with ‘Variety’.
He added: “Because each time I am in a different stage of my life and each time it is taking me on a journey somewhere else. So great movies, great compositions that we hear again and again, are doing something to us that is more than just listening to music. It is taking us on what we call a completely virtual journey. And often what technology is trying to do is to create a virtual journey to replace our senses.”