Disney Research AI Aging Visual Effects
Disney Research is known for their robots, deepfakes, and now, an AI tool for production ready aging visual effects. In typical productions, digital re-aging of faces in video involves a complex 2D painting workflow that often requires a skilled artist to perform frame-by-frame manual work that can take days to accomplish. This tool changes that by first by tackling the problem of collecting longitudinal training data for learning to re-age faces over extended periods of time.

Disneys Extreme Skate Adventure Tony Hawks Pro Skater
Remember Disney’s Extreme Skate Adventure? If not, it is basically Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, but with characters from Toy Story, The Lion King and Tarzan, released in 2003 on the Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, as well as Xbox platforms. Why does it play so similar to THPS? Well, it actually uses the same game engine as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 made by Neversoft.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Official Trailer Darth Vader
Disney+ just dropped the official trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi and it gives us a glimpse at Darth Vader. Put simply, we see how the Empire portrayed Kenobi’s “crime” to the public, which in the poster reveals “Offense – High Treason; Bounty – Upon Capture”. They want the exiled Jedi returned, including by his old friend Darth Vader himself.