We’ve previously reported how AI is developing rapidly and gaining the ability to do things like defeat human champions at the game of Go, describe photos in words for vision-impaired users, detect cyber attacks and even write novels and financial reports. That’s old hat – there’s now an AI that can write screenplays. It’s named itself Benjamin and its first film, a sci-fi short, has just been released on YouTube for the world to enjoy. ‘Sunspring’ was directed by Oscar Sharp and stars Silicon Valley’s Thomas Middleditch. It was made for the 48-Hour Film Challenge at the Sci-Fi London festival.…

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