The photo art filter craze ignited by Prisma is extending to short video industry. Suddenly, a plethora of companies scrambled to launch their video style transfer tools. Facebook demoed its stylized filter feature this October, while Russian internet giant Mail.ru launched Aristo. Not to be left out, Prisma started to support real-time style transfer for livestreaming videos this week.

Philm, a video editing app that enables users to convert video clips into animated art works, is one of China’s answers to this trend. Philm, a combo from “photo” and “film”, adopts a neural network approach. Enabled by deep learning technologies, algorithms acquire the artistic style of a painting in terms of color and brush stroke techniques, and apply them in the creation of a new video.

What’s differentiates Philm from similar apps is its processing speed, according to Jiang Wenyi, CEO and co-founder of the company.

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

What you get

Full access to all premium content and our full archives

Members'-only newsletters

Preferential access and discounts to all TechNode events

Direct access to the TechNode newsroom

Start your free trial now.

Get instant access to all our premium content, archives, newsletters, and online community.

Monthly Membership

Yearly Membership

Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.