Edwards, who ended up utilizing the actual, flesh-and-blood human Hans Zimmer for the soundtrack of his film, mentioned he performed the AI-generated observe again to the composer. Zimmer, he mentioned, discovered it amusing. Zimmer wasn’t reachable for remark.
Edwards’s experiment speaks to a problem on the coronary heart of one of many greatest fights going through Hollywood right now. Artists and creatives are up in arms over generative AI. Hollywood is presently at a standstill as actors and writers are striking over fairer labor situations and using generative AI within the movie business. There’s additionally fierce pushback from authors and artists who argue that tech firms steal their mental property by indiscriminately scraping the net for photos and textual content. Outstanding artists resembling comic and creator Sarah Silverman have sued AI companies for copyright infringement.
It’s nonetheless early days for music-generating AI, which could clarify why Edwards bought the outcomes he did, says Henry Ajder, an knowledgeable in generative AI.
“From my expertise, some fairly easy AI music is fairly convincing. It’s tough to inform the distinction between an AI-generated composition and a human carried out composition,” he says.