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Tye Sheridan Launches AI-Based Production Tools Startup, With Some Big-Name Advisors (Exclusive)

Tye Sheridan Launches AI-Based Production Tools Startup, With Some Big-Name Advisors (Exclusive)

Actor Tye Sheridan is wearing a different hat with his new media-tech startup — which he claims will let indie filmmakers deliver blockbuster-level VFX on a fraction of the budget.

Sheridan (above right) co-founded Wonder Dynamics with visual-effects artist Nikola Todorovic (above left). Over the last four years, the duo have been quietly experimenting with using artificial intelligence and machine learning to create interactive video applications. Now Wonder Dynamics is gearing up to introduce a new AI production tool that they promise will let independent artists produce dazzling VFX and CGI animations for far less than is required today.

“It breaks down the barriers to achieving your wildest vision,” Sheridan told Variety. “A lot of times people dream up this story but it’s not possible to make because it would cost $200 million. AI can democratize VFX.”

Sheridan, who starred in Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One,” and Todorovic have lined

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