Once Upon A.I.

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What does the mind-blowing story of humankind look like through the eyes of artificial intelligence? ‘Once Upon A.I. – Inspired by Yuval Noah Harari’ is an experimental short film featuring over 260 strange and spectacular images, generated by 13 different A.I. algorithms.
It’s a collaboration between Sapienship, Love Tomorrow, AKA De Mensen, Once Storytelling, No Computer, and… several machines. The film was originally created for Tomorrowland festival’s Love Tomorrow Conference in July 2022.

Credits:

Inspired by the work of: Yuval Noah Harari
Sapienship Founder: Itzik Yahav
Overall Management: Naama Avital
Copywriting: Yuval Noah Harari, Jason Parry, Naama Wartenburg
Research & Editing: Jim Clarke
Script Production: Naama Wartenburg
Partnership Management: Michael Zur, Daniel Taylor, Shay Abel


Commissioner: Love Tomorrow
Concept: Tom Willems
Creative Director: Tom Willems
Director: Mark Venter
Copywriting: Mark Venter
Technical Lead: Wim Vanhenden
Project Manager: Gwen Vanhee
Post Production: Alexander Debrabandere
Sound Design: Mark Venter
Digital Creative: Kobe Van Baekel
Executive Producer: Eline Rousseau
Producer: Natalia Tjurina
Voice artists: Charlene Sher, Sebastian Brown, Deanna Johnston, Theo Akimaru, Gaël Bartolini, Marcus Railton
AI voices: Play.ht & Bigspeak


AI models used: DallE Mini, Latent Diffusion, VQGAN, Pixray, Ken Burns 3D, Nightcafé, DeepDaze, First Order MM, Midjourney, Disco Diffusion, Ganbreeder, Play.ht, Bigspeak

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