A visual journey following one of the world's most expensive foods. From its creation in the remote island caves of the Philippines, to its transformation into the legendary Cantonese dish of "Bird's Nest Soup" at a 3 Michelin Star restaurant, this film examines this strange delicacy, and the different lives that are touched by it.
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FILM FESTIVALS:
2017 Wolfville Film Festival - Canada
2017 Reel Asian FIlm Festival - Canada
2017 Seoul International Food Film Fest - Korea - **Jury Award winner
2018 Silk Roads Film Festival - Ireland
2018 Doc Edge Film Festival - New Zealand - *Academy Award® qualifying festival
2018 Doc Fest - Maaestrict, Netherlands
2018 Forest City Film Festival - London, Ontario - **Best Short Documentary winner
Produced by: Garry Tutte | Morro Creative
Directed by: Alan Poon
Cinematography by: Alan Poon and Garry Tutte
Philippines Fixer: Rica Conception
Hong Kong Fixer: Dable Kwan
Additional Fixers: Stephen Wong, Mable Kwan
Tagalog Translation: Denise Solleza
Cantonese Translation: Henry Poon
Stop-motion Animation by: Evan DeRushie
Stop-motion set by: Veronica Classen
Stop-motion puppet by: Molly Grundy
Animation/VFX by: Justin Wotherspoon
Edited by: Garry Tutte, Morro Creative
Original music by: Menalon
Sound design by: Eric Van Mil, Studio Feather
Coloured by: Walt Biljan, Redlab Digital
Produced with a grant awarded by BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent). A division of Bell Media Inc. Made in part with the support of the National Film Board of Canada's Filmmaker Assistance Program.

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