CRYPTO RUSH a film by LILIANA PERTENAVA produced by PROJECT C PRODUCTIONS
directed by LILIANA PERTENAVA director of photography ANTON PETROV creative producer KONSTANTIN BUSHMANOV
associate producer VALERIA DAVYDOVA digital art-direction ANDREY MAYKOV

2019

Since bitcoin hit the business industry, we have been questioning the hype.Why and how are cryptocurrencies and blockchain changing the world?

 

Crypto Rush is a forthcoming documentary about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology that helps everyone understand these exciting developments. Looking to explore what the hype about bitcoin and blockchain is all about and who are the people behind it

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CRYPTO RUSH MOVIE: THE STORY

A laywoman to the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency immerses herself in learning about the subject after investing in a small mining farm’s hardware. This offhand decision goes bonkers, leading her through an intriguing journey across continents in a search for answers

PEOPLE WE SPOKE TO

This film could never come to life without the help of our guest speakers. These people are the ones who are shaping the crypto industry today, and their expertise allowed us to get an insight into the field not only from an observer perspective, but from the point of view of direct participants. During our journey we met a lot of different people — here are some of them:

DAVID CARLSON
Founder and CEO of GigaWatt. David is a recognized leader in the cryptocurrency mining industry who’s been working in the field from the beginning. He has his own mining farm in Wenatchee, Washington — it’s one of the world’s largest
RAHUL SOOD
Co-founder and CEO of Unikrn. Sood was the founder of the gaming computer manufacturer VoodooPC, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. He is now at the helm of Unikrn, a gaming and esports company with offices in Berlin, Seattle, Sydney, and Las Vegas
BONNIE CHEUNG

Blockchain & Crypto Enthusiast and investor from Hong Kong, she is a Venture partner at 500 Startups. Bonnie is passionate about funding disruptive technologies that redefine traditional business models. She is highly involved with blockchain companies, screening hundreds of them each month

MIKE BUTCHER
Editor-at-large of TechCrunch. One of the most influential journalists in European technology, Mike Butcher has advised the UK government on tech startup policy. He was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honors list of 2016 for services to the UK technology industry and journalism
TONI L. CASSERLY

An entrepreneur in the digital currency and blockchain industry. She has been affectionately nicknamed, “The Joan of Arc of blockchain” and “a young star of Bitcoin” by her peers and various publications. She is the co-founder of CoinTelegraph, one of the largest media networks in the blockchain industry

BRADY DALE

Reporter at Coindesk. Brady Dale has written for Fortune, Technical.ly Brooklyn, Next City and Motherboard, to name a few. Dale now mainly writes about blockchain-based startups and technology. He is especially interested in tech that helps to open up democracy and protect people’s place within it

AND MANY MORE…

MAKING OF CRYPTO RUSH

The Crypto Rush crew has come a long way to reach the final cut. It took us 1200 cups of coffee, 608 hours of research and over 42,000 miles of travel

 

Liliana Pertenava

Author/exec producer

Named as “The 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter” by Business Insider in 2014. Liliana has a background in media, venture capital, tech start-ups, and scientific environments, also worked as a TV-producer and reporter in her early years

Anton Petrov

Dir. of photography

GITR Film & Television school and Moscow School of New Cinema (Oleg Lukichev lab) alumnus. Did 5 short movies and directed a documentary. Participated in MIFF and Doker festival. Collaborated with Oleg Lukichev, Alexey Rybnikov, and Renata Litvinova

Konstantin Bushmanov

Creative Producer

Professional scriptwriter and documentary film director. Moscow School of New Cinema alumnus with a degree in documentary direction, he worked on independent films as well as blockbusters

Valeria Davydova

Assoc. producer/editor

Journalist and scriptwriter, Moscow Film School alumnus. Author of the Evolution of Visual Violence: from Vampires to Snuff Movies

CRYPTO RUSH MOVIE IS INDEPENDENT OF AND UNINFLUENCED BY ANY THIRD PARTIES OR FINANCIAL INTERESTS.SPECIAL THANKS TO THOSE WHO SUPPORTED US IN THIS MISSION