In a recent blog entry from the creator and star of the documentary Life On Bitcoin, Austin Craig details the hardships the team faced trying to produce a finished product.
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In 2013, newlyweds Austin and Beccy Craig started an adventure of trying to live solely on Bitcoin. Austin explains that he owes the community an apology because the project had stalled a bit due to the team having contrasting visions concerning the project. He says:
“The project stalled because our team failed. After crowdfunding, we began filming, and it became clear that the Life on Bitcoin team didn’t all have the same vision. We also didn’t communicate well, we weren’t aligned on responsibilities and delegation, and we were naive about the lengths necessary to complete and distribute a feature documentary.”
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The initial filming of the documentary seemed to be a great start, displaying the difficulties of living off cryptocurrency for 100 days. The couple embraced the challenges of finding food, gas stations, lodging, and cell phone activity throughout the voyage. The first few months