General Magic (2019)

General Magic (2019)

This is the story of one of history’s most talented technology teams. From the first smartphones to social media, e-commerce, eBay and even emojis, the ideas that now dominate the tech industry and our day-to-day lives were born at General Magic, a 1989 Silicon Valley startup that you’ve never heard of. The award-winning documentary, is a tale of how a great vision and an epic failure can change the world. Featuring members of the original 1984 Macintosh team along with the creators of the iPhone, Android and eBay. These designers, engineers and entrepreneurs saw the future decades before it happened. The film captures the spirit of those of us who dare to dream big and the life-changing consequences when we fail, fail again, fail better, and ultimately succeed.

Genre: Documentary

Director: Sarah Kerruish, Matt Maude

Producer: Sarah Kerruish, Matt Maude


Cast: Tony Fadell, Marc Porat, Megan Smith, Andy Hertzfeld, Joanna Hoffman, Steve Jobs, John Sculley, Kevin Lynch, Amy Lindburg, Tom Hershenson