The Bit Player tells the story of an overlooked genius, Claude Shannon (the "Father of Information Theory"), who revolutionized the world, but never lost his childlike curiosity.
- Year: 2019
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Documentary
- Studio: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
- Keyword: biography, electrical engineer, information technology, computer science
- Director: Mark Levinson
- Cast: John Hutton, Judith Ivey, Kaliswa Brewster, Andrew Pastides, Olivia Gilliatt, V.J. Scarpaci