Minecraft: The Story of Mojang

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Minecraft: The Story of Mojang
Standard DVD cover
Directed by Paul Owens
Produced by
Music by Willpixel
Distributed by 2 Player Productions
Release dates
  • December 22, 2012 (2012-12-22)
Running time
104 minutes

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a 2012 documentary about the history of the company Mojang and its creation, Minecraft. Minecraft is an open-world game where players can craft, build and mine. The film features interviews of key personnel of the company including Markus Persson and Jens Bergensten.[2] The film was produced by 2 Player Productions and production was funded through a Kickstarter campaign.[2][3][4]

The film premiered first on Xbox Live on December 22, 2012, and was made available for download and streaming the following day.[3] 2 Player Productions also uploaded the documentary to torrent index The Pirate Bay but urged people to consider purchasing the film.[5]


The documentary follows Minecraft developer Mojang through the development process of the game.[2] The film also features insights from many people in the video gaming industry to discuss Minecraft‍ '​s popularity influence.[2] Interviews from Persson and other Mojang employees give an insight on creation and expansion of the studio.[2]


The film's soundtrack was created by Daniel Rosenfeld, who has also created most of the music and sounds for the game itself. The music featured is from Rosenfeld's 'one' album which contains 31 tracks. The CD features remixes by crashfaster, Danimal Cannon, Bud Melvin and minusbaby.[6]


  1. ^ "IMDb". Retrieved July 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Minecraft". 2 Player Productions. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Savage, Phil (December 18, 2012). "Minecraft: The Story of Mojang release trailer; film out Sunday". PC Gamer. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Minecraft: The Story of Mojang". Kickstarter. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ Mallory, Jordan (December 22, 2012). "2 Player Productions uploads 'Minecraft: The Story of Mojang' to The Pirate Bay". Joystiq. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  6. ^ one | C418 Bandcamp.

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