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At NAB Show in Las Vegas, Jim Tierney, Chief Executive Anarchist at Digital Anarchy, demonstrated the latest addition to their Beauty Box software. This time, Beauty Box adds the ability to whiten teeth in your video. Jim also introduces the concept of “digital makeup”, provides some thoughts on the state of AI in video production, and why it might not be quite as far along as you might think. 

Show Notes:


01:01 Introduction to Beauty Box 6.0.
01:47 Challenges of AI in Beauty Box.
02:51 Effects of Beauty Box on footage.
04:30 Purpose of Digital Makeup.
05:13 Authenticity vs. Digital Makeup.
05:45 Taboo around Digital Makeup.
06:57 Default Settings in Beauty Box.
08:12 Release Date for Beauty Box 6.0.
09:14 Impact of AI in the Industry.
10:26 Misconceptions about AI.
11:40 Limitations of AI in Content Generation.
12:56 AI's Future Evolution.
13:31 Responsible Use of Practical AI


Jim Tierney is a pioneer in the development of plugins for motion graphics, animation and video editing. During the 1990's, Jim worked for software companies like MetaTools, Atomic Power and Cycore. He helped create graphics products like Bryce, Evolution and Final Effects. After working on After Effects plugins for six years, Jim thought it was finally time to get out there and do some of his own. So he did, and Digital Anarchy was born in 2001. Connect with them on Facebook and Twitter, and follow Jim himself on Twitter.


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