JUNE 8 & 9, 2020 TRACKS
Digital Humans | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | GANs
Various applications of Machine Learning to help in the creation and enhancement of Digital Humans
Mike Seymour – MOTUS Lab (DDGR) USYD | fxguide
Christophe Héry – Facebook Reality Labs
Expending on the Tele Presence / Avatars / Intelligent Agents / Digital Humans already informative session from Apr 7th, we will focus here on various applications of Machine Learning to help in the creation and enhancement of Digital Humans. We will also look at the ethical ramifications raised by such tools, especially in the age of fake news.
Research Scientist – Facebook Reality Labs
Christophe Hery joined Facebook Reality Labs in 2019. Previously, he worked at Pixar, where he held the position of Senior Scientist. After writing new lighting models and rendering methods for Monsters University and The Blue Umbrella, Christophe continues heading the light transport research group in the studio. Christophe’s latest work includes Finding Dory, Coco and Toy Story 4.
An alumnus of Industrial Light & Magic, Christophe previously served as a research and development lead, supporting the facility’s shaders and providing rendering guidance. He was first hired by ILM in 1993 as a senior technical director. During his career at ILM, he received two Technical Achievement Awards from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Senior Research Scientist – Weta Digital
CEO – Pinscreen
Director of graphics AI – NVIDIA