Virutal Makeup for Celebs in the HDTV Age

In the late 90s, I was involved with a company that produced high-end animation. Most of our customers were in the TV business and HDTV was finally getting a little investment.

At the time, I figured that HDTV would shorten the careers of a lot of on-air talent. I’m not sure that it has, yet, but it might soon.

Memorandum has captured a cluster of recent articles and posts on the “cruel impact of HDTV on our valuable national celebrities”:

I have a solution: Virtual Makeup

Virtual makeup starts with a 3D model of a celebrities head, neck and shoulders. This then used to layer “virtual makeup” on their live image to correct imperfections and conceal flaws.

I have another solution too: Bring on the new blood!

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