Indie Film Created Using Computer Algorithm Changes With Each Screening

Indie Film Created Using Computer Algorithm Changes With Each Screening
technology

'whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir' is edited live by a custom-built system to deliver a constantly-changing narrative.

Emma Hutchings
  • 17 february 2012

Indie film project whiteonwhite:algorithmicnoir by director Eve Sussman and her collaborative team at Rufus Corporation is assembled from thousands of clips of footage, voiceovers and scoring elements, spliced together by a custom-built computer system known as the “serendipity machine.” Edited live in real-time, working from tags assigned by Sussman, the film comes together in a random, ever-changing succession, meaning the final product is different every time it is shown.

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