• Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield
  • Writer: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield
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From Bedrooms to Billions is a 2014 documentary film by British filmmakers Anthony and Nicola Caulfield that tells the story of the British video games industry from 1979 to the present day. The film focuses on how the creativity and vision of a relatively small number of individuals allowed the UK to play a key, pioneering role in the shaping of the billion dollar video games industry which today dominates the modern world's entertainment landscape. The film features interviews with major British game designers, journalists and musicians from across the last 30 years. The filmmakers originally conceived of the project as a three-part television series, but were unable to garner interest from either the BBC or Channel 4, both of which considered the project "too niche." So the team, inspired by earlier success with their 2010 film Burlesque Undressed, turned instead to crowd funding. The Caulfields raised approximately £80,000 through two rounds of crowd funding with Indiegogo and Kickstarter generating donations of $37,000 and £60,000 respectively. Further funds have been raised through direct donations, pre-orders for DVDs and soundtrack CDs via the From Bedrooms To Billions website which has allowed them to produce the film independently. From Bedrooms to Billions was originally scheduled for release on 30 May 2014. The digital version was eventually launched on 3 October 2014. with DVD & Blu-ray versions released in March 2015.
  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield
  • Writer: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield

  • Peter Molyneux
    David Braben
    Jon Hare
    Shahid Ahmad
    Nigel Alderton
    Nick Alexander
    Chris Anderson
    Mike Austin
    Pete Austin
    Jim Bagley
    Gary Bracey
    Tom Bramwell
    Geoff Brown
    Martyn Brown
    Simon Butler

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  • (2014)

  • Documentary
  • Rated:
  • Director: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield
  • Writer: Anthony Caulfield, Nicola Caulfield
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Synopsis

From Bedrooms to Billions is a 2014 documentary film by British filmmakers Anthony and Nicola Caulfield that tells the story of the British video games industry from 1979 to the present day. The film focuses on how the creativity and vision of a relatively small number of individuals allowed the UK to play a key, pioneering role in the shaping of the billion dollar video games industry which today dominates the modern world's entertainment landscape. The film features interviews with major British game designers, journalists and musicians from across the last 30 years. The filmmakers originally conceived of the project as a three-part television series, but were unable to garner interest from either the BBC or Channel 4, both of which considered the project "too niche." So the team, inspired by earlier success with their 2010 film Burlesque Undressed, turned instead to crowd funding. The Caulfields raised approximately £80,000 through two rounds of crowd funding with Indiegogo and Kickstarter generating donations of $37,000 and £60,000 respectively. Further funds have been raised through direct donations, pre-orders for DVDs and soundtrack CDs via the From Bedrooms To Billions website which has allowed them to produce the film independently. From Bedrooms to Billions was originally scheduled for release on 30 May 2014. The digital version was eventually launched on 3 October 2014. with DVD & Blu-ray versions released in March 2015.

Starring
  • Peter Molyneux
    David Braben
    Jon Hare
    Shahid Ahmad
    Nigel Alderton
    Nick Alexander
    Chris Anderson
    Mike Austin
    Pete Austin
    Jim Bagley
    Gary Bracey
    Tom Bramwell
    Geoff Brown
    Martyn Brown
    Simon Butler