From Ghosts To Shells (The relationship between AI, simulation, and reality in animation filmmaking)
In film animation, the use of various media and techniques creates a manufactured reality that is designed to engage our senses and emotions in a way that feels real to ultimately create a simulation of reality.
Over the past few years, we have seen a shift in the reception and recognition of animated media in the Western World. Animated TV shows and movies are becoming increasingly more mature and audiences now expect a higher standard of quality from animation studios. Quality that is often exclusively reserved for “live-action” movies (Lamarre, 332).…