How AI Could Reshape Filmmaking

Now & Next show

Summary: For several decades, placing long-shot bets and hoping for the best was pretty much all there was when it came to making TV shows and movies. Then along came data and analytics.<br><br>On this episode of Now &amp; Next we hear from Jack Zhang. Jack is a Waterloo grad who has devised a machine-learning system that breaks movies down to their core elements—tens of thousands of them in total—to predict a movie’s likelihood of success. And as you’ll hear in the inaugural episode of our second season, that’s only one of the many things Zhang’s artificial intelligence program can do. <br><br>For more information about Now &amp; Next, this episode, to learn more about artificial intelligence in filmmaking, or to consult the show’s credits, visit <a href="" rel="noopener"></a>