Can a Deepfake Rewrite History? [video]

MIT project illustrates the possibilities of deepfake technologies by reimagining Apollo 11’s moon landing.

In July 1969, much of the world celebrated “one giant leap for mankind.” The Apollo 11 moon mission was an overwhelming success but what if it had been a disaster?

MIT Center for Advanced Virtuality in collaboration with Mozilla and the MIT Open Documentary Lab created  In Event of Moon Disaster, a project that illustrates the possibilities of deepfake technologies by reimagining this seminal event.

Jump over the break to check out the trailer videos…

NOTE: invidio.us expeirences some issues at the moment, so we’re using the youtube nocookie embeds. If you wish to use invidio.us here’s the links: video 1, video 2

 




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