Artificial Intelligence Directed a Music Video and the Results Will Melt Your Eyes

Even if you don’t care for the actual song, the music video for Hardcore Anal Hydrogen’s track Jean-Pierre is a visual feast, taking advantage of several recent breakthroughs in artificial-intelligent image processing that’s quickly gone from creating nightmares, to revolutionizing how modern visual effects are created.


The behind-the-scenes processes that went into making this music video are just as fascinating as its visuals, so Hardcore Anal Hydrogen shared a lengthy breakdown of all the tools they used, including AI software like Deep Dream, Neural Style Transfer where artistic styles can be copied from other pieces, and Optical Flow, which creates seamless transitions between the processed frames.

[YouTube via The Awesomer]

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Stupid | Clever

Maybe next time, ask the AI to direct the actual music also.