From Surreal to Hyperreal: How synthetic media is driving a creative revolution.
Lucerna Great Hall
World-leading deepfake artist and Metaphysic co-founder Chris Ume pulls back the curtain on his process of creating hyperrealistic synthetic media and shares his vision for realising the medium’s immense creative potential ethically and responsibly.
Co-Founder @ Metaphysic.ai
Chris Ume is co-founder of Metaphysic, and is widely recognized as the world expert in the emerging field of hyper-real videos. Since 2018, Ume’s work has blended a mastery of VFX techniques with evolving AI models. Prior to launching Metaphysic, Ume was a lead creator on South Park’s Sassy Justice series. His commercial productions also include a Gillette throwback ad, Belgian football national ad and more. He first gained notoriety with his DeepTomCruise viral videos, which have been seen over 70M times on TikTok.