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
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.
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.”