ALIZA

LIMITLESS CREATIVE

empowering storytellers to

move past the limits
 

OF TRADITIONAL FILM & ANIMATION
 

THE POPULARITY AND PROGRESS OF AI HAS COME AND GONE SINCE THE 1950’S, BUT TODAY AI IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH IN TERMS OF ADVANCES, FUNDING, AND PUBLIC ENTHUSIASM.  WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU?  IF YOU ARE AN IMAGE MAKER THAT MEANS THAT STARTING TODAY AI CAN DO FOR YOU WHAT EVEN YESTERDAY WOULD TAKE HUGE BUDGETS AND ENORMOUS AMOUNTS OF TIME.

 

ALIZA MAKES DIGITAL HUMAN CREATION AND CHARACTER REPLACEMENT FASTER AND MORE ECONOMICAL.  GONE ARE THE DAYS OF FACIAL TRACKING HELMETS AND TEAMS OF ANIMATORS | OUR DEEP LEARNING NEURAL NETWORKS ANALYZE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF IMAGES AND GENERATE NEW ORIGINAL VERSIONS OF THESE IMAGES THAT MATCH THE POSE, EXPRESSION, LIGHTING, AND MOVEMENT OF THE DESIRED END RESULT.

BLADE RUNNER 2049 IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF CGI DE-AGING IN A HOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION.  THOUGH THIS SEQUENCE IS SEVERAL YEARS OLD, THE EXECUTION AND FINAL OUTPUT HAS NOT BEEN SURPASSED. 

THE RESULTS HOWEVER, CAME WITH A STEEP COST AND TOOK MORE THAN A YEAR TO EXECUTE.  USING THE GANIMATION PROCESS ALIZA WAS ABLE TO RECREATE A DE-AGED SEAN YOUNG (RACHAEL) WITH NO PROFESSIONAL ANIMATORS OR CGI ARTISTS IN A UNDER A WEEK.

CAN YOU TELL WHICH CLIP BELOW TOOK ONE YEAR TO CREATE, AND WHICH CLIP TOOK ONE WEEK? 

THE TEAM BEHIND GEMINI MAN WAS ASKED TO CHANGE THE ENDING OF THE FILM 3 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE PREMIERE. THIS WAS ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT BECAUSE THE CHARACTER OF “YOUNG WILL” NEEDED TO BE SHOWN IN THE BROAD DAYLIGHT. WHILE THE EFFORTS WERE GREAT, THE FINAL PRODUCT WAS LESS THAN.   THIS SCENE ALONE REQUIRED AROUND 100 MEMBERS, COST THEM CLOSE TO $25M, AND THAT ENDING SHOT EFFECTIVELY FELL FLAT.   

WE HAVE RECREATED THIS SHOT, WITH ONE ARTIST IN A FEW DAYS.

STUNT DOUBLES

STUNT DOUBLES ARE COMMONLY USED BY HOLLYWOOD IN LIEU OF COSTLY DIGITAL EDITING IN ORDER TO PORTRAY A CHARACTER'S’ LIKENESS.  THIS PROCESS HOWEVER, ENTAILS MASKING THE BODY DOUBLE’S FACE.

 

GANIMATION ENABLES FILM MAKERS TO  NO LONGER HIDE THESE FACES,  OPENING UP VAST POSSIBILITIES FOR PREVIOUSLY COST-PROHIBITIVE SHOTS AND ACTION PACKED SCENES. 

 
CHARACTER
REPLACEMENT

DEAGING THE CHARACTERS IN THE IRISHMAN ENTAILED, A TWO YEAR CUSTOM CAMERA DEVELOPMENT PEROID, A HEFTY PRODUCTION BUDGET , A HIGHLY PAID TEAM OF CG ARTISTS AND SEVERAL MONTHS IN POST PRODUCTION.  THESE EFFORTS WHILE EFFECTIVE, ARE NO LONGER NECESSARY WITH GANIMATION. 

DE-AGING IS EASIER THAN EVER, THE FOLLOWING CLIP [ FROM BLADE RUNNER 2049 ] WAS DYNAMICALLY DE-AGED IN 3 DAYS BY 1 ARTIST WITH A CLICK OF A BUTTON, WE WERE ABLE TO DEAGE HARRISON FORD BY ROUGHLY 20 YEARS. 

CHARACTER RE-AGING
& VFX MAKEUP

PROSTHETICS & VFX MAKEUP IS A TIME CONSUMING PROCESS.  WETHER ITS MAKING AN ACTOR LOOK OLDER, YOUNGER, OR SUPERNATURAL IT REQUIRES SEVERAL HOURS OF MAKEUP DAILY WHILE SHOOTING. 

GANIMATION  MEANS YOU ONLY NEED TO RECORD MAKEUP DATA ONCE SAVING YOU HUNDREDS OF HOURS OF REAPPLICATION AND TIME WITH YOUR CAST. 

 
DEAGING 

NO LONGER DO YOU NEED COMPLICATED RIGS AND MULTI-CAMERA SETUPS TO ACHIEVE FACIAL ANIMATION. IN ADDITION TO EXTENSIVE POST PRODUCTION WORK, CURRENT TECHNIQUES REQUIRE EXPENSIVE FACIAL TRACKING EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE REALISTIC FACIAL MOVEMENT. 

ALIZA'S PROPRIETARY TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS YOU TO DO ALL OF THIS WITH NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT OR SETUP.  JUST SHOOT AS YOU NORMALLY WOULD, AND LET [ALIZA'S] DEEP LEARNING AI DO THE REST.  

GANIMATION IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF ALLOWING CREATORS TO BRING THEIR CHARACTERS TO LIFE IN A WAY THAT ACTUALLY KEEPS UP WITH THE DEMAND FOR CONTENT WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK. 

VIRTUAL BEINGS

VERY FEW THINGS MOVE FASTER THAN CURRENT SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS AND VIRTUAL BEINGS ARE BECOMING MORE AND MORE PRESENT ON PLATFORMS LIKE  INSTAGRAM  AND YOUTUBE. CURRENTLY, THESE CHARACTERS FACE LIMITATIONS WITH SHARING VIDEO CONTENT REGULARLY DUE TO COST AND TIME ASSOCIATED WITH  TRADITIONAL METHODS OF ANIMATION.  

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WITHOUT THIS TECHNOLOGY VIRTUAL HUMANS WILL STRUGGLE TO CREATE CONTENT FAST ENOUGH TO KEEP UP WITH THEIR HUMAN PEERS.

GANIMATION IS AN EXTREMELY EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT CHOICE FOR CHARACTER FACIAL ANIMATION. USING GANIMATION, VIRTUAL BEINGS CAN NOW CREATE QUALITY VIDEO CONTENT AT A SPEED THAT KEEPS  THE PACE OF SOCIAL MEDIA.  WATCH THE VIDEOS BELOW TO SEE HOW GANIMATION STACKS UP AGAINST TRADITIONAL METHODS. 

CGI+
 

if you look at the most popular TV SHOWS AND MOVIE RELEASES TODAY, FROM STRANGER THINGS TO MARVEL, WE CAN SEE THAT CONSUMERS VALUE NOSTALGIA. WHY SHOULDN'T OUR CASTING CHOICES REFLECT THAT?  WHAT IF YOU COULD PUT ANYONE FROM ANYTIME IN ANY MOVIE OR SHOW YOU WANTED? 

GANIMATION ALLOWS FOR LONGEVITY OF YOUR LEGACY.  UTILIZING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND PROPRIETARY WORKFLOWS ALIZA CAN ACHIEVE LIFE-LIKE RESULTS THAT SURPASS PREVIOUS DIGITAL HUMAN ATTEMPTS.

TUPAC CLIP

TUPAC VIDEO ... JADA SMITH ... 

WHAT FOREVER LOOKS LIKE |  ALIZA BUILDS COMPREHENSIVE DIGITAL HUMAN WORKS OF ART, INCLUDING PHOTO REAL AVATARS THAT CAN SING, DANCE, AND PERFORM IN DIGITAL MEDIA THE WAY ANY HUMAN CAN, AND VOCAL DOCUMENTATION ALLOWING ARTISTS TO CONTINUE TO CREATE MUSIC AND VIDEOS FOR 1000 YEARS INTO THE FUTURE.

HERE AT ALIZA WE HAVE CREATED A WAY FOR ARTISTS/CELEBRITIES TO STAY ENGAGED WITH THEIR AUDIENCE THAT DOESN’T REQUIRE THEIR PERSONAL ATTENDANCE, A WAY FOR ARTISTS TO MAINTAIN PROJECT CREATION AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT AFTER RETIREMENT OR EVEN DEATH.  AT ALIZA WE ARE IN THE UNIQUE POSITION OF BEING ABLE TO OFFER PRODUCTION SERVICES AND MARKETING PLANS TO PEOPLE AND FOUNDATIONS THAT NEED TO BE RECREATED IN A DIGITAL HUMAN FORM. 

 

LET ALIZA MAKE YOUR

reality

IMAGINATION