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Twitter-Lit Adaptation Wins Award

Arjun_23.jpgThe world’s first Twitter-lit adaptation has won the People’s Choice Award at the international Filminute competition.

Twitter author Arjun Basu (pictured) rallied his army of Twitter readers, a readership gained as Basu publishes bite-sized, fictional tweets like this short short story every day: “They tolerated the ennui of their jobs, bought off by promises of spectacular riches sometime in the future. At retirement, they bought guns.”

Now Canadian director James Cooper adapted one of Basu’s stories into a minute-long film called “Life.” As the press release about the winning films shows, the short film genre is booming–start writing your Twitter scripts today…

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