“IBM Picks Microsoft”

LIVING COMPUTER MUSEUM,
SEATTLE, WA

Objective:

Create a short museum documentary movie to contrast the buttoned up conservative company, IBM, with the young startup Microsoft at the time IBM came to Microsoft asking for an operating system for the new IBM PC.

Services:

Research, script writing, video production

Description:

Watching IBM picks Microsoft, visitors witness the contrast of the giant pervasive conservative IBM company with the youthful passion and resourcefulness that defined the startup Microsoft. Through a montage of archival film footage, photos, and interviews with early IBM staff, Paul Allen, and Bill Gates, visitors learn how Microsoft sealed the deal that launched them: providing IBM with an operating system for the new IBM PC.