The present and future of post production business and technology

Darpa wants storytelling camera!

Darpa wants storytelling cameras! Recognize objects and tell stories.

This is exactly the type of automatic metadata acquisition that is really going to radically change pre-post: what happens before we get to the editor to finish and put the heart and soul into the edit. How soon can we get it to our First Cuts?

The idea is to create machines that are endowed with what remains an exclusively human ability: visual intelligence.


Darpa wants cameras that can capture their surroundings, and then employ robust intellect and imagination to “reason over these learned interpretations.”