The National Covers Paul Debevec and Digital Actors

Published: December 6, 2013
Category: News

Paul Debevec was featured in coverage about digital actors in connection with the Cinematic Innovation Conference in Dubai. The article mentions the ICT Graphic Lab’s work on Digital Emily and Digital Ira projects and Benjamin Button.
“While we might be replacing the mechanism by which the image appears on screen, we are not replacing the process of acting at all. Just as Andy Serkis through his talent was able to create this character of Gollum there was no elimination of the acting process,” said Debevec in the story.
Debevec was in Dubai to explore these issues in a panel with Andy Serkis and Steven Lange, called: “The Future of Acting in an Increasingly CGI-Oriented Industry: Should Actors Be Concerned or Excited?”