Data Stories: Movie Length, Gendered Scripts, and Real-Time Animation
These visualizations track a film’s length versus its quality, consider trends in scriptwriting, and explain the use of deep learning in animating dialogue.
- By Lindsay Stares
- February 14, 2018
Maximizing Your Viewing Time
How might you quantify the quality of a movie? These charts plot various measures -- critical scores, box office receipts, etc. -- against the length of the film in an attempt to find the most enjoyment per minute.
Hidden Assumptions in the Script
The Pudding analyzed 2,000 scripts to track which screen directions were applied more often to either male or female characters.
Deep Learning in Animation
This research presentation demonstrates a new technique in using neural networks and deep learning to animate speech in real-time.
Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.