Shelly Palmer delves into the intersection of AI technology and the Hollywood film industry. Amidst a strike from thousands of actors and writers seeking a fair contract in the digital age, he explores how AI capabilities are reshaping film production, including de-aging actors, replacing extras with deepfakes, and more.

Palmer speaks with Dan Bowens and Tashanea Whitlow on Fox 5’s Good Day New York about the contentious debate surrounding the use of actors’ names and likenesses and the potential middle ground involving the use of officially licensed tools and images in movies. They touch upon the unions’ pursuit of a percentage of revenue for streaming royalties and producers’ resistance to this demand.

Join us as Shelly Palmer navigates these complex issues, offering his expert insights as a technologist. Stay tuned for more engaging conversations with Shelly next week.

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Original Airdate: July 18, 2023

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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