According to the director Guillermo del Toro Use The art of artificial intelligence Within the movies, it would be “An insult to life itself”. The phrase is a quote from Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, and it is not at all random, given that the master of the anime uttered it in 2016 referring to the possible use of animation generated by artificial intelligence in his works.
Of course, in the meantime, the situation has evolved a lot and today AI art generators are the most popular and can also be used and used by the public. Just think of DALL-E, Midjourney, and Free AI Art Generator, to name a few well-known ones. Who doesn’t have some friends on social media who feel like an artist because they got a nice landscape by typing “good landscape” as a prompt? For del Toro, who released his version of the Pinocchio On Netflix, it’s something inhuman: “I consume and love art made by humans, which I’m totally into. I’m not interested in machine-made graphics and information extraction.”
Del Toro’s remarks came in an interview with Decider magazine, where he also named the artist Dave McCainHe is also very critical of AI Art, and Miyazaki himself, whose positions on this issue we have already mentioned.
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