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BlackBerry / Elevation Pictures + XYZ Films present ; with the participation of Telefilm Canada, CBC Films and Ontario Creates ; in association with IPR.VC ; a Rhombus Media + Zapruder Films production ; produced by Fraser Ash, Kevin Krikst, Niv Fichman, Matthew Miller ; screenplay by Matt Johnson & Matthew Miller ; directed by Matt Johnson.

Johnson, Matt, 1985- (film director,, screenwriter,, actor.). Miller, Matthew, (Producer), (screenwriter,, film producer.). Ash, Fraser, (film producer.). Krikst, Kevin, (film producer.). Fichman, Niv, (film producer.). Baruchel, Jay, 1982- (actor.). Howerton, Glenn, 1976- (actor.). Sommer, Rich, 1978- (actor.). Ironside, Michael, 1950- (actor.). Donovan, Martin, 1957- (actor.). Giroux, Michelle, 1976- (actor.). Rubinek, Saul, 1948- (actor.). Elwes, Cary, 1962- (actor.). McNish, Jacquie. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Losing the signal. (Added Author). Elevation Pictures, (presenter.). XYZ Films, (presenter.). Telefilm Canada, (presenter.). CBC Films, (presenter.). Ontario Creates (Firm), (presenter.). IPR.VC (Firm), (presenter). Rhombus Media (Firm), (production company.). Zapruder Films, (production company.). IFC Films, (publisher.). Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, Matt Johnson, Rich Sommer, Michael Ironside, Martin Donovan, Michelle Giroux, Saul Rubinek, Cary Elwes. (Cast).

The "true story" of the meteoric rise and catastrophic demise of the world's first smartphone, BLACKBERRY is a whirlwind ride through a ruthlessly competitive Silicon Valley at breakneck speeds.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York] : IFC Films, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2023.
Based on the book "Losing the Signal" by Jacquie McNish & Sean Silcoff.
Special features: audio commentary by writer/director Matt Johnson, writer/producer Matt Miller, executive producer/composer Jay McCarrol, associate producer/cinematographer, Jared Raab and production designer Adam Belanger; audio commentary by Matt Johnson and associate producer/editor Curt Lobb; audio commentary by former RIM engineer Matthias Wandel; 9 featurettes: Creating animatics, Fly on the wall, Locations and art, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Scoring, Goofs and spoofs, The crew of Blackberry.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Jay McCarrol ; editor, Curt Lobb ; director of photography, Jared Raab.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton, Matt Johnson, Rich Sommer, Michael Ironside, Martin Donovan, Michelle Giroux, Saul Rubinek, Cary Elwes.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R for language throughout.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen, 2:1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue, English SDH subtitles, described audio.
Subject: BlackBerry (Smartphone) > Drama.
Smartphones > Drama.
Businesspeople > Drama.
Inventors > Drama.
Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County, Calif.) > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Biographical films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.


  • 3 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Abington Community Library DVD BLACKBE (Text) 50687011851576 Adult Video Fiction On Holds Shelf -
Albright Memorial Library DVD BLACKBE (Text) 50686016341849 Main Floor Checked Out 09/30/2023
Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library ACQ731600226420 (Text) ACQ731600226420 Video Area On Order -

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