Journalist and doc filmmaker Anthony Baxter was trained for shooting in hostile environments in Afghanistan. But he didn’t know rough until he started making a film about Donald Trump’s efforts to carve a golf course into a pristine Scottish coastline.
They only saw the script a few days before the show airs, yet this Sunday "Mythbusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will guide viewers on a Discovery Channel special devoted to Steve Jobs. "Corporations should take note," Hyneman tells us, "to follow their vision and not have it watered down and flattened by committees."
Photographer David Friedman makes gorgeous mini-documentaries about inventors (32 so far), and his latest is a must-see for anyone who wonders where world-changing technology comes from. Friedman interviewed Steven Sasson, inventor of the digital camera, in Kodak's Rochester, NY headquarters last October, and got a little "product walkthrough" of Sasson's first working camera — which looks like a clunky '70s Polaroid crossed with a Speak-and-Spell.