Artificial Intelligence is the Superstar of the Entertainment Industry

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey, which is a masterpiece that foresaw the future and examined our evolution as a human beings and the contribution of technology to our latest trending development.

The Decade of AI-Backed Entertainment

There is no point to deny that we are living in the decade of AI-Backed Entertainment. The next time you sit down to watch a movie over a weekend, your streaming service might recommend you a blockbuster based on AI Algorithms personalised to your preferences! The futuristic movies may well be written by AI, performed by robots and animated by a deep learning algorithm.

Realistic Digital Characters

Gone are the days where the visual effects artist was needed to be good at painting backdrops; the entertainment industry now demands data science specialists who are good at training deep learning algorithms to perform the routine tasks, like manually smoothing out an effect or making a digital character look realistic. This saves the creative artists working in the industry to spend less time editing frame-by-frame computer graphics.

AI will Automate the Entertainment Industry

Yes, that true! AI algorithms can quickly accomplish mundane tasks that are currently done by dedicated teams of people. AI algorithms when deployed effectively can master the smoothest edits and the most advanced visual effects. Though the most advanced AI algorithms have a limited client base to Disney and Marvel blockbusters right now, there will be a day soon when AI automated entertainment industry will become a norm.

AI will Disrupt Advertising Trends

AI will change advertisements as we see today. Current trends in advertising focus on real-time product placement and precision targeting on the basis of the popularity of the content streamed. In the future, AI will make it possible to deliver precision-targeted advertising and product placement according to the content you are watching, in short, the ads you will see will be more personalised.

AI will Steam Personalised Entertainment

When you are accessing your favourite shows on Netflix or Amazon prime or watching your liked video on YouTube, you are leaving a valuable digital footprint which AI will track to offer you personalised shows, movies and videos. YouTube does it already, ever saw

A lot has changed since 2001: A Space Odyssey was released capturing audience attention on the silver screen. The human quest for advancement has reached new heights, artificial intelligence will play a pivotal role in re-defining the entertainment industry what we watch today, the experience will never be the same again.


Written by Udit Agarwal

Startup/Tech News Correspondent, Responsible for gathering information on the tech companies working on IOT, AI, ML, Cloud, Mobile Technologies,

Udit can be reached at [email protected]

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