Scot Gresham-Lancaster is a composer, performer, instrument builder and educator with over three decades of professional experience. Since Fall of 2012 a professor of sound art with ATEC at the Univ. of Texas at Dallas, his most recent research has been on the boundary between science and art specifically developing advanced techniques in sonification.
Can you extract the emotional aspects of a piece of music to animate a face. Music-driven Emotionally Expressive Face (MusicFace) is a early stage project that creates “facial choreography” driven by musical input. In addition to its artistic uses, MusicFace can be used for creating visual effects in movies and animations, and also realistic characters in computer games and virtual worlds.