Chris Nelson and Demi Taylor were commissioned to tell the story of entrepreneur and electrical engineer Nolan Bushnell who co-founded video game empire Atari in a 25 minute, fast paced, edgy documentary blending VO and talking heads.
Directed by: Peter Hamblin
Produced by: Hamblin Imagery x Red Bull Media House
Atari documentary premiered as S02 E06 of the award winning The Ripple Effect Series to a global audience on Red Bull TV.
Bringing together carnival barker charm and electronics know how, Nolan Bushnell co-founded video games giant Atari. In doing so he revolutionised the way people play games forever and inadvertently became the father of Silicon Valley, establishing a new way of working.
We spoke with Nolan Bushnell to hear first hand the story of his journey from computer science student to founder of a multi million dollar games industry. We teased out the tales from key players involved in the journey, posing the questions for key players that would bring the story to life.
Bringing together a fast paced and insightful voice-over with multiple talking heads, we created a script and guided the narrative from paper edit to completion.
We told the story of entrepreneur and electrical engineer Nolan Bushnell, the co-founder of video game empire Atari, in a 25 minute, fast paced, edgy documentary.