As a video producer throughout the previous 15 years, I’ve all the time been obsessed with serving to individuals inform their tales. From producing Bravo TV actuality exhibits to crafting documentaries, I’ve been behind the digital camera for all of it. I’ve seen firsthand how private tales deliver us collectively, and assist us really feel linked, even in a typically very disconnected-feeling world. With the expansion we’ve seen this 12 months in bitcoin adoption — and El Salvador making bitcoin authorized tender — I knew I wanted to seize these tales. It’s a transition that Salvadorans and all of us won’t ever expertise once more, and as a Bitcoiner since 2017, I’ve been dreaming of seeing bitcoin in on a regular basis use for years. I definitely by no means thought I’d see it in my lifetime.
This sequence, titled “I’m Satoshi” celebrates the extraordinary tales that wouldn’t be potential with out Nakamoto’s unimaginable innovation. When my group started planning, we knew we needed to begin with El Salvador, and doc this transition.
My Director of Pictures, Ryan Van Ert, and I had been first launched to Enrique Berrios, a neighborhood dentist. Enrique began a basis that accepts bitcoin to assist residents get vital dental procedures who could not have the ability to afford them. You may see Enrique’s story in our first video: Bitcoin Smiles.