“Bitcoin” is changing the way we think of currency in the 21st century. The idea can be rather challenging to to explain, let alone animate or design visuals for. This Vimeo short directed, designed and animated by Duncan Elms does a fantastic job of breaking down what bitcoin is and how it works. Elms uses sophisticated visual elements, type treatments and visual effects to explain what it is, how it works, and what it means for the future. The video short is captivating and holds your attention. The script, written and narrated by Marc Fennell never speaks over your head and compliments the visuals so well. If you are un familiar with Bitcoin and how it works, or if you just want to see a great animated explanation, watch the video below.