Posts tagged “documentary”.

Love Notes to Newton

March 19th, 2021

Love Notes to Newton

It’s been so quiet around here I forgot to let people know: there’s a great documentary about the Newton!

Love Notes to Newton, from filmmaker Noah Leon, is a collection of conversations with the Newton community: inventors, Apple executives, developers, and fans. It’s a beautiful story chronicling the full history of the Newton, from idea to prototype to launch, and the fandom that still flocks to the MessagePad and eMate all these years after its cancellation.

And hey, Noah was nice enough to ask me to participate:

Dave Lawrence in Love Notes to Newton

The real story, though, comes from conversations with people who were there at its creation, and who are still there as collectors, tinkerers, and enthusiasts.

Noah, with all his collaborators, did an incredible job on putting this film together. Go buy it, and help spread the word.

NewtVid: another Mac documentary on the way

September 25th, 2008

Welcome to Macintosh is another Apple-centric documentary, scheduled for a showing at this year’s Naperville Independent Film Festival, with a DVD release coming as soon as they find a distributor.

Looks to be promising, in the same vein (but without the overt quirkiness) as MacHeads. Can’t wait to see it!

[Thanks to Cult of Mac.]