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148: Shangri-La Confectionary

Synopsis: Shangri-La Confectionery & Delicatessen 香格里拉西饼美食 is a multi-generation family-owned business that has been going since 1985. This documentary tells the story of the iconic bakery’s beginnings and the passing of the mantle to the next generation.

Director: Kyle Ong
Is a graduate of LASALLE College of the Arts and made his TV directorial debut with 2019’s #NoFilter as part of Discovery Channel’s Jump Cut Asia program.

A self-dubbed Creative Swiss Knife, Kyle kas spent the past 9 years creating video & photo content for brands such as Discovery Channel, Nikon, DBS, Singtel, Starhub and Ironman ranging from directing, productions to post-production.  He is also a co-creator of one of the top English Horror Podcasts in Southeast Asia, GHOST MAPS.

He is currently in the midst of producing his first full-length documentary slates for release in 2021, Not Your Average 9 to 5 (tentative title), a film that tears down the glamorous social media filters and unveils the passion and the struggles of everyday people who made a career choice of freelancing.

Director’s Statement
Kyle’s methodology is that “Stories are everywhere, in everything and they live in us” – like the dialogue between Rey and Like Skywalker “And between it all, balance, energy, a story.”

  • Category : Memories
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Director(s) : Kyle Ong
  • Run Time : 12m
  • Release Year : 2021
  • Country : Singapore