The rest of us are still out of luck, though.
And the technique works only for a specific style of talking-head-style deepfake.
The researchers, which outlined the new technique in an academic paper Wednesday, created profiles of the unique expressions and head movements made by powerful people talking, such as like Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and US presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren.
"With relatively modest amounts of data and computing power, the average person can, for example, create a video of a world leader confessing to illegal activity leading to a constitutional crisis, a military leader saying something racially insensitive leading to civil unrest in an area of military activity, or a corporate titan claiming that their profits are weak leading to global stock manipulation," they wrote.
Deepfakes are video forgeries that can make people appear to be doing or saying things they never did -- think of this as Photoshop for video on steroids.
The House Intelligence committee will hear from experts Thursday morning about the national security challenges of manipulated media created with artificial intelligence, like deepfakes.