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Welcome to Macintosh Documentary available on Comcast

The makers of Welcome to Macintosh are happy to announce that the documentary will be available to all US Comcast Cable TV subscribers on Pay Per View beginning July 1st 2009. Comcast Subscribers can find it in the Pay Per View channels as well as the "Movie" section of their On Demand service.



"Getting to offer "Welcome to Macintosh" to the over over twenty four million Comcast's subscribers is an important achievement for an independent film" says Rob Baca, Co-director of the… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on July 1, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

Welcome to Macintosh gets official selection at Texandance International Film Festival

"Welcome to Macintosh, The documentary for the rest of us" has been officially selected to present at the 1st annual Texandance Film Festival, June 6th @ 3pm. The documentary has presented at six international film festivals including the 10th Annual Wisconsin Film Festival, the 4th Globians World and Culture Documentary Film Festival, the 2nd Annual FuzzB Family Film Fest, the 1st Ann. Naperville Independent Film Fest as well as the Cleveland Ingenuity Festival and the Delray Beach Film… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on June 5, 2009 at 1:38am — 1 Comment

Welcome to Macintosh Documentary Gets Sixth Film Festival

"Welcome to Macintosh, The documentary for the rest of us" has been officially selected to present at the 2009 Delray Beach Film Festival in Delray Beach, Florida on May 20th 2009. The documentary has presented at five international film festivals including the 10th Annual Wisconsin Film Festival, the 4th Globians World and Culture Documentary Film Festival, the 2nd Annual FuzzB Family Film Fest, the 1st Ann. Naperville Independent Film Fest as well as the Cleveland Ingenuity… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on May 12, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

World of Apple Review: Welcome to Macintosh Movie

At this year’s Macworld the Apple faithful had a real treat in store, but little did I know just how good the treat would be. Ahead of Macworld I had invites to two new movies that were out to cover Apple as a company and the cult following....

Read the full review here.

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on March 6, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Welcome to Macintosh gets 4 out of 5

via WEBmikey - "Since I've been a Mac fan from my college days and I love following Apple history and lore (such as the incredible Revolution in the Valley), I knew I would enjoy this independent 2008 documentary, and I was thrilled to find it available from Netflix..."

See the full review here.

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on March 5, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Welcome To Macintosh: The Crave review - CNET UK

"In a new documentary from Rob Baca and Josh Rizzo, entitled Welcome To Macintosh, Wenzlaff is one of many interviewees who help document the creation, development and history of the Apple Mac, from the 70s to the present day."

Read the full review here

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on February 2, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

25 Years Of Mac: Rob Baca’s 128k Mac



See Robs 128k Mac featured on the Cult of Mac tribute to 25 years of Macintosh!



Here are some quotes:



"Meet Rob Baca. He’s a serious vintage Mac collector, with a total of 75 machines in his possession. He’s also the man who co-directed the documentary Welcome to Macintosh, which counts among its interviewees our very own Leander Kahney.… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 27, 2009 at 10:20am — No Comments

Minnesota Premiere of Documentary “Welcome to Macintosh”

MINNEAPOLIS-January 22nd, 2009 - FirstTech and Baca Productions today announced the Minnesota premiere of the new feature-length documentary film, “Welcome to Macintosh.” The premiere will be held on Saturday, February 7th at 4:00 p.m. at the Suburban World Theatre in Minneapolis.



"Welcome to Macintosh" is the first documentary of its kind to mix history, criticism and an unapologetic revelry of all things Apple into a movie experience. The film explores the early years of Apple, the… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 22, 2009 at 4:36pm — No Comments

Macworld Article: The history of the Mac, told by those who were there

Rob Griffiths of Macworld Magazine takes a look at Welcome to Macintosh.

Check it out!

http://tinyurl.com/93475k

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 7, 2009 at 11:59am — No Comments

Macworld screening to include Guy Kawasaki, Jim Reekes, Ron Wayne and others

On Thursday, January 8th a special "Macworld Exclusive" version of the film will be presented on the big screen, with Guy Kawasaki, Jim Reeks, Ron Wayne and others on hand for Q&A after the film.



We feel honored to have Guy, Jim and Ron attending the screening. It promises to be a lot of fun for everyone.



In addition, a special segment of "Welcome to Macintosh" in which the interviewees speak about what Apple may be like without Steve Jobs is now available on… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on January 2, 2009 at 2:14am — No Comments

MacVoices Interview

Rob and Josh recently had the opportunity to sit down and speak with Chuck Joiner from MacVoices. We spoke about the DVD, the Macworld screening, DRM, Nerd heroes, geek culture and more!



Thanks Chuck!…



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Added by Welcome to Macintosh on December 29, 2008 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Shipping!


It is official! We are shipping! From FilmBaby to Amazon, shipments have begun to roll out.

Happy Holidays!

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on December 24, 2008 at 12:07am — No Comments

"Welcome to Macintosh" at Macworld 2009!





"Welcome to Macintosh - The documentary for the rest of us" will be presented for one night only during the week of "Macworld" 2009 in San Francisco. On Thursday January 8th a special "Macworld Exclusive" version of the film will be presented on the big screen, with the Directors and select interviewees available for Q&A immediately after the show.



"Macworld is a… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on December 14, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Welcome to Macintosh is done and on DVD!

We are happy to announce that Welcome to Macintosh is done and on DVD!



As a thank you to everyone that has shown their support over the past year, we are offering a $2.00 discount off the regular price of $19.84 to members of the RetroMacCast.



The DVD can be purchased through our website:



http://www.welcometomacintosh.com



You will see a "Pre-order Today!" link on our home page, which will take you to the store.



When you are reviewing you… Continue

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on November 27, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Official Selection: 2008 FuzzB Family Film Festival

We are happy to announce that Welcome to Macintosh is an official selection in the second annual Fuzzb Family Film Festival! The schedule will be announced soon (on their website) and the event is December 20-22 2008. Check the Welcome to Macintosh Events page for more information on the screening!

Added by Welcome to Macintosh on November 17, 2008 at 1:45am — 1 Comment

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