Artifact Details

Title

Once Upon Atari: The Video Series

Catalog Number

102651129

Type

Moving Image

Date

2003

Credits

Warshaw, Howard Scott

Participants

Bushnell, Nolan
Frye, Tod
Fulop, Rob
Kaplan, Larry
Meninsky, Carla
Zdybel, Rob

Publisher

Scott West Production

Duration

02:00:00

Format

Digital Video Disc (DVD)

Copyright Holder

Scott West Production

Description

This documentary focuses on the internal environment at the Atari, Inc. in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The four episodes on this disc feature segments on the Atari workplace, internal conflicts between employees, game design during the 1970s and 1980s, and the technical details of programming the Atari 2600 video computer system (VCS). It includes interviews with Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Trip Hawkins, Tod Frye, and game engineer Carla Meninsky.

Category

Documentary

Credit

Gift of Scott West

Lot Number

X3060.2005