Hollywood’s Novel AI Proposal Scrutinized at SAG-AFTRA Strike Announcement

  • The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers’ AI proposal, unveiled at the SAG-AFTRA strike announcement, suggested using scans of background actors for any project indefinitely.
  • Critics, such as SAG-AFTRA leader Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, fear that this may pave way to exploitation of performers’ likeness without proper compensation or consent.
  • This development threatens jobs of actors, writers, and multimedia artists and is criticized for devaluing the film industry AMPTP professes to uphold.
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