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Shawn Wildermuth
Shawn Wildermuth

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Hello World Has Been Released!

It's been a long time coming! I've worked on this film for the last five years and I'm very happy to announce that it's finally available!

I want to tell the personal story of my own realization that software development can be transforming to other people's lives as much as it has been to mind. From my early years in poverty to the happiness of today, I now know exactly how lucky I really am.

With that in mind, I want to share my luck with under-served communities that are missing in software development (and that I didn't notice weren't in my development shops). I hope you'll consider watching this film with an open mind.

Here is the trailer:

If you're in North America, you can get the film on your favorite streaming/cable providers:

Internet On-Demand


Prime Video


Google Play



Fandango Now

Cable On-Demand




Dish Network






You can also order a DVD or Bluray if you like physical media:

Hello World, DVD/Bluray

When you watch the film, if you would be so kind as to put in Audience Review on Rotten Tomatoes, I'd be really grateful:

Rotten Tomatoes

For my international readers, we're working on bringing it to a large number of countries in Europe, South America, Oceania, and Asia. I'll have more to share in January about availability. Due to some requirements, it will be impossible to get it in every country. Sorry.

You can see more about the film at the website:

Let me know what you think!

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