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comment by tacocat
tacocat  ·  559 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Something is Wrong on the Internet

Maybe I didn't understand how they were produced.

bfv  ·  559 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well, it's possible they were entirely automated, I've seen some papers taking a script and generating an animation from it. I don't think anything like that is available off the shelf though and it would be way more trouble/money to write a program to do it than to hire a few Full Sail animation graduates to make half-hour animations that fit some word salad as fast as they can.

kleinbl00  ·  559 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Xtranormal basically animated scripts algorithmically. I'll bet you could write an algorithm that would take certain inputs and create certain animations.

I'll bet it would be a lot easier to staff a sweatshop full of entry-level computer operators who don't speak a word of english.