Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

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Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine premiered as a headliner at SXSW Film Fest 3/13-21.

Photo Credit: Liane Enkelis

Synopsis

In his signature black turtleneck and blue jeans, shrouded in shadows below a milky apple, Steve Jobs’ image was ubiquitous. But who was the man on the stage? What accounted for the grief of so many across the world when he died? From Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine is critical examination of Jobs who was at once revered as an iconoclastic genius and a barbed-tongued tyrant. A candid look at Jobs’ legacy featuring interviews with a handful of those close to him at different stages in his life, the film is evocative and nuanced in capturing the essence of the Apple legend. Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine unravels the larger than life myth he so deliberately crafted and examines the endurance of his values which shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day.

Magnolia Pictures released the film in theaters and on VOD platforms on September 4, 2015. CNN Films will premiere the film on television in early 2016.

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine was the opening film, kicking off the 58th San Francisco Intl. Film Festival in April 2015.

Credits


Director
Alex Gibney

Executive Producers
Stacey Offman
Gaby Darbyshire


Executive Producers for CNN Films
Vinnie Malhotra
Amy Entelis


Producers
Viva Van Loock
Alex Gibney


Cinematographers
Yutaka Yamazaki
Sam Painter
Editor
Michael J. Palmer

Music
Will Bates

Associate Producer
Cara Mones

Associate Editor
Alexis Johnson

Supervising Producer for CNN Films
Courtney Sexton

Second Editor
Erin Barnett