Rewind This: Everything!

Rewind This: Everything!

HD DRM-Free download of the movie, a high-quality download of the soundtrack, plus hours of extras including original animation, mini-documentaries on topics ranging from laserdisc to video panic, and a shot-on-VHS music video by the documentary team!

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Rewind This: Everything!

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    The feature film!

    Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape.

  • Animation

    The following pieces of animation were created specifically for use in the film, but removed for pacing concerns. They are now presented here, to be appreciated as individual works of art.

  • Artwork

    Box art drove the rental business and sparked the imaginations of an entire generation. Industry veterans, passionate collectors, and the artists themselves explain why.

  • Everything Is Terrible! Event

    The collective known as Everything Is Terrible! invaded Austin, TX on August 16, 2010. We trained our camera on their live event, and also interviewed them in a closet beneath a stairwell.

  • Remix Culture (Extended Cut)

    More in-depth discussion of the remix culture that began with VHS, and has now taken on a new life in the digital age.

  • Hunting for VHS

    The thrill of the hunt! It is what drives collectors to dig through piles of mainstream tapes in strange locations across the globe. That rare gem is out there, waiting to be discovered.

  • Laserdisc

    The 80's and 90's weren't solely dominated by VHS. Find out more about the laserdisc format and its place in the home video story.

  • Music Video

    Taped using a VHS camcorder, the following music video was designed by IPF Productions to recreate the look and feel of shot-on-video horror.

    It offers a glimpse of a slasher movie that never existed.

  • Nostalgia

    Memories of a particular time in our lives create a warm, fuzzy, comforting feeling. Home video instills those feelings in so many of us, taking us back to a time when the video store represented the height of weekend entertainment.

  • Ownership

    What does it mean to own a film? Is ownership tied to having an object? How has the concept of ownership changed over the course of film history? Our interview subjects delve into the concept and offer up a variety of perspectives.

  • Physical vs Digital Media

    Media consumption is rapidly evolving, and there is a division occurring between physical and digital media. The future of the film industry is developing a new shape around this divide.

  • Push-Ups with David "The Rock" Nelson

    Pure, unfiltered "Rock"! The former boxer and marine shows the crowd what he's made of.

  • Rental Industry

    The video store brought people together and united them through a common source of entertainment. It's time to reminisce about the magic of the rental industry.

  • The Return of VHS

    VHS is not the dead format it has been made out to be. There is a growing resurgence, and the market for tapes is consistently getting larger.

  • Shot-on-video

    The home video revolution brought about a whole new wave of SOV (Shot-on-video) filmmaking. The rules of the game were changed, and a different breed of cinema came into existence.

  • Stickers

    Every sticker on every VHS tape tells a story. These are some of those stories.

  • VHS Day

    October 1st, 2010 was the first National VHS Day. See some of the festivities from one of many celebrations.

  • Video Panic

    The video boom brought a wild, uncontrolled world of film entertainment into the home. Fear, censorship, and moral outrage soon followed.

  • Rewind This! Trailer

  • REWIND THIS! (commentary)

  • Rewind This -

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