FITC Toronto 2024 // In-person

2024-04-29 00:00:00 2024-05-01 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2024 // In-person Join us for a celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, digital development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC ET Toronto



Let’s embark on a journey through the transformative impact of generative artificial intelligence (AI) on the art and craft of filmmaking. This talk delves into how AI serves as a powerful tool in the filmmaker’s arsenal, enhancing creative processes from scriptwriting to post-production without diminishing the essence of storytelling. Drawing from firsthand experiences, Dré challenges the narrative that AI technology replaces human creativity, showcasing instead its role in augmenting the cinematic experience. Through practical insights and theoretical reflections, the presentation illustrates the nuanced partnership between human ingenuity and machine precision in crafting compelling narratives.

Addressing concerns about the disruptive potential of emerging technologies, Dré explores an optimistic perspective on the future of filmmaking with AI. This talk underscores the opportunities for growth and innovation, presenting AI as a catalyst for redefining storytelling techniques while preserving the craft’s core values. By exploring the symbiotic relationship between traditional filmmaking practices and AI advancements, “Reimagining the Reel” invites filmmakers and enthusiasts alike to embrace the evolving landscape of cinema, where technology enhances rather than eclipses the art of storytelling.


To explore the transformative role of generative AI in filmmaking, highlighting its potential to enhance creative processes and storytelling without replacing the fundamental craft of cinema.

Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • Mindsets for successful AI workflow integration
  • Using AI in the storyboarding process
  • Planning your shoot for AI
  • Video to video workflows with ComfyUI
  • Current limitations and future potential of video AI

Target Audience

Filmmakers, creatives, CGI & VFX professionals, AI practitioners