VCF SE 8.0 — Speakers

In 2021 we had:

Viva Amiga — Extended Remix Viewing 

Take a break and enjoy a screening of the documentary film Viva Amiga : The Extended Remix! The Viva Amiga documentary is a look at a digital dream….and the freaks, geeks and geniuses who brought it to life. And the Amiga is still alive.And since that wasn’t enough, Viva Amiga: the Extended Remix has been released! The original clocked in at 1 hour, 2 minutes; the new version is a 2 hours, 36 minutes! The Remix has more details provided by Amiga developers, fans, and the Commodore/Amiga engineers. This includes some background information as they talk about Commodore Business Machines, Jack Tramiel, and the transition from 8-bit Commodores to the Amiga.

8 Bit Brain Surgery — Boisy Pitre

Come and learn how an idea about a CPU brain transplant between two very different retro-computers evolved into a successful operation.


Three Generations of Animation Machines — Atari and Amiga — Joe Decuir

Joe Decuir will present first hand accounts of the Atari 2600, Atari 400/800 and Amiga 1000 — Three generations of computer animation systems that advanced the home computer and entertainment area during the early home computer revolution.

Before Macintosh : The Apple Lisa : A film sneak peek — David Greelish

Before Macintosh : The Apple Lisa is an exciting new feature-length documentary that explores the history, people, stories and industry influences of this lesser-known personal computer. The film profiles important individuals involved in the creation of the computer, plus its life after cancellation, bot as an entry-level Macintosh compatible and as a collectable

The Computer at 75 : Celebrating the ENIAC — Brian Stuart

This year we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the unveiling of the ENICA — The first programmable, electronic, general-purpose digital computer.  Brian Stuart is an expert on the history of the ENIAC and will present an overview of the life and times of the ENIAC.