Michael Tippett on the Internet

Michael Tippett is a 2 time Emmy nominee & has been a successful entrepreneur for over two decades. He founded, managed  and sold a number of technology companies in New York and Vancouver.

This site showcases explorations, experiments, prototypes, and observations on current technology, with a specific focus on AI and its impact on the business and practice of media.

To contact Michael, visit this page.

Coming Soon: AIDEO, the database of AI tools for film and video

bow wow and beyond

An AI inspired e-commerce platform where Hans and Inga’s designs come to life.

maximum perception

An experimental film featuring the musings of Dr. Mo Zhao, created using AI.

other ai experiments

Short films, prototypes and experiments using AI to generate video and films.

AI Film & Video: News & Analysis

By Michael Tippett

  • The Best AI Filmmakers in the World

    We are in the early stages of AI filmmaking, a burgeoning field that is rapidly gaining traction and revolutionizing how we create and consume cinematic content. Early talent is emerging, showcasing innovative uses of AI to tell compelling stories and produce stunning visuals. Here we celebrate the pioneering filmmakers who deserve recognition for their contributions…

  • AI Video Ad from Creatify

    I used Creatify to make an AI generated ad for Bow Wow & Beyond and it was pretty decent given the effort required. With a bit more tweaking I think I could have had something ready to share on social. We’ll likely see more services like this disrupting the advertising and marketing fields in the…

  • The Disruption of Film and Video by Generative AI: How and When?

    The world of film and video is on the brink of a major transformation, driven by the advancements in generative AI. This emerging technology promises to revolutionize how content is created, distributed, and consumed. But how exactly will this disruption unfold, and when can we expect to see its impact? Marketing Use Cases Susceptible to…

  • Maximum Perception Trailer

    I created a trailer for Maximum Perception for the CuriousReforge AI trailer contest. This was made using only AI. Tools that were used include Midjourney, RunwayML, Leonardo, ElevenLabs, Magnific, Final Cut Pro and Photoshop. Let me know what you think.

  • How AI is Set to Disrupt the Film, Video, and TV Industry: Key Insights and Predictions for 2024

    Key Takeaways Strategic Analysis of Disruption in the Film, Video, and Television Industry Applying Christensen’s Theory of Disruptive Innovation According to Clay Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation, detailed in his book The Innovator’s Dilemma, incumbent players in any industry are susceptible to disruption when new entrants offer a product that, while initially inferior, provides distinct…

  • Transforming Media: Generative AI’s Role in Cutting Film and Video Production Costs

    Generative AI is poised to drive major cost efficiencies across film, TV, advertising, video games and other media productions. A McKinsey report estimates generative AI could contribute up to $4.4 trillion annually to global productivity, with marketing/sales capturing up to 15% of that value ($463 billion). Virtual Production & Digital Assets Automated Video Creation &…

  • Generative AI & The Advertising Industry

    Clay Christensen, a renowned scholar, introduced the theory of disruptive technology to explain how new innovations can upend established industries. According to Christensen, disruptive technologies initially emerge in niche markets, often overlooked by major players because they are not as profitable or sophisticated. However, these technologies gradually improve and begin to attract mainstream customers, eventually…

  • Indian Voters Bombarded With Millions of Deepfakes, Approved by Political Candidates

    A new article in Wired highlights the dangers that AI poses in any upcoming election. India’s elections are offering a glimpse into the AI-driven future of democracy, where politicians are increasingly using audio and video deepfakes to reach voters. These deepfakes, approved by the candidates themselves, present a new challenge as voters may not realize…

  • Exploring the Future of Warfare: An AI Film on the B-21 Stealth Bomber

    Today I created an experimental AI film about the US Air Force’s B-21 Stealth Bomber. This project was driven by the latest news about the B-21’s recent test flight. The goal was to see how quickly I could produce a film that reflects current events. In addition to the usual tools I also made use…

  • Investment in Generative AI

    Rapid Growth in Funding The generative AI industry has witnessed a surge in venture capital funding in recent years, attracting over $26 billion in investments over the last five years. This rapid growth in funding highlights the increasing interest and confidence of investors in the potential of generative AI technologies. Significant Early-Stage Investment Early-stage investment…