Idrag4mj Posted May 22, 2012 Share Posted May 22, 2012 Hollywood is abuzz after this week’s revelation that Rihanna’s performance in Battleship was accentuated using new “emotion modulation software.” The technology was developed by Antares Audio, the makers of auto-tune, the audio processor solely responsible for the Barbados born star’s singing career. Said director Peter Berg, “From the first day of shooting, we knew we had a problem. As an actress – and a human being – Rihanna’s emotional range vacillates between ‘completely vacant’ and ‘thinking about buying handbags.’” Once Berg entered post-production, he called upon Antares Audio to see if they could apply the pitch correction technology used in Rihanna’s string of top ten hits to her on-camera performance. The result, according to Berg, was astounding. “We were able to get [Rihanna’s] face to register such emotions as ‘concern for love interest’ and ‘scared of robot alien.’ It was a lifesaver.” Other major Hollywood players are already clamoring for the software. “I wish I had this while making Green Lantern,” said director Martin Cambell. “Do you have any idea what it’s like to drag a facial expression out of Blake Lively?” Said a representative for Antares, “We’re engineers, not magicians.” http://hollywoodleek.com/2012/05/rihannas-acting-also-auto-tuned-by-charlotte-penn/ :dead: Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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