NFTs and digital currency were once celebrated as offering a futuristic, if barely understood, path forward, both for countless people trying to get rich and for content creators including filmmakers and journalists. Creators saw a way for their followers to support their work, often through the purchase of NFTs, creating a kind of membership base to fund their work. The collapse of cryptocurrency erased $2 trillion in wealth, 80 percent of it from brown and Black investors. With the collapse went the dreams and an imagined path for leveling the playing field. Is there a future of digital abundance for creatives in a post-crypto world, and what does it look like?