“James Brown: Putting a New Face on the Godfather of Soul” Moderated by Jill Smolin

  • ©Mark David Brown, Andre Bustanoby, Joshua Kolden, Paul E. Debevec, and Jill Smolin



Entry Number: 14


    James Brown: Putting a New Face on the Godfather of Soul




    Since the early days of computer graphics, researchers and artists have been fascinated by the possibility that they could create a credible digital simulation of the human face. In the “Experience Music Project,” a group of artists and technicians from Digital Domain combined science and art to recreate James Brown as a dancing, singing, funk phenomenon. This panel presented a look behind the process of integrating cutting-edge research, practical production, and traditional art and animation to set new technical standards and provide a unique, incredible entertainment experience.

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