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The latest project is called Brandon Generator, and it’s got the starriest cast yet. Written by Edgar Wright, the director behind the award-winning Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, it’s narrated by Julian Barratt, of The Mighty Boosh, animated by Marvel and Lucasfilm illustrator Tommy Lee Edwards and has music from David Holmes. Wright says that what excited him most was Microsoft’s open brief simply to “do something that was highly interactive”. “I liked the idea of working with an unknown co-writer – the web users – and I very quickly came up with Brandon Generator,” he says. Brandon is a writer suffering from writer’s block who passes out after drinking too much coffee: when he wakes up he finds himself surrounded by the fruits of creativity he doesn’t remember. Viewers are invited to submit their thoughts on what those writings might look like, and using a mixture of co...

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