Synopsis

FOOD (2014) is an animated documentary that features interviews with a wide variety of eaters from around the world. Ranging from vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians to some seriously dedicated carnivores, the conversation raises many substantial issues about the environment and modern life. By pairing real inter- views with stop-motion animation, the film presents a group of “edible characters” discussing themselves.

Credit
Directed by: Siqi Song
Produced by: Siqi Song
Edited by: Siqi Song
Cinematography: Siqi Song
Animation: Siqi Song
Sound Recording: Siqi Song
Post-production: Siqi Song
Sound Mix: Jerry Summers
Interviewer: Siqi Song
Voices: Rachel O'Connor, Joe Swanson, Brooke Regalado, Richie Fruitbat, Zachary Zezima, Chrysanthe Tan, Sian Bliss.

P.S. No animal were harmed in the making of this film, they were all from the food market!!

Made at CalArts Butler Building #4, 2014.

Making of FOOD

Awards & Nominations
Special Mention of Student Films in International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 06, Trebon, Czech Republic, 2015
Semifinalist in Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2015, USA
Best Animation in Real Food Media Contest, USA
Audience Award in Best Environmental Film - interfilm Berlin - 30th International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2014

Exhibitions & Festivals
American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs, CA, 2016
12. edition of Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2015
The Fourth China Independent Animation Film Forum, Beijing, China, 2015
18th CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival, Italy, 2015
the 45th Kyiv International Film Festival "Molodist", Ukraine, 2015
interfilm Berlin - 31st International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2015
London International Animation Festival, 2015
53th New York Film Festival, New York, USA, 2015
Sapporo Short Fest, Sapporo, Japan, 2015
the 6th edition of Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, Kosovo, 2015
CalArts Experimental Animation Showcase, LA, CA 2015
Green Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015
Capital City Film Festival, Lansing, MI, USA, 2015
10th Athens ANIMFEST, Greece, 2015
International Festival of Animated Films ANIFILM 06, Trebon, Czech Republic, 2015
Mecal, 17th Festival International of Short Film and Animation of Barcelona, Spain, 2015
Rome Independent Film Festival, Italy, 2015
Sonoma International Film Festival, CA, USA, 2015
London Short Film Festival, UK, 2015
Thin Line Film Fest, TX, USA, 2015
Beloit International Film Festiva, WI, USA, 2015
Animated Dreams Animation Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, 2014
Underwire Women's Short Film Festival, London, UK, 2014
Animasyros 7.0 International Animation Festival + Forum, Syros Island, Greece, 2014
Be there! Corfu Animation Festival, Corfu, Greece, 2014
the 9th ANIMEST international animation film festival, Bucharest, Romania, 2014
4th StopTrik IFF, Maribor, Slovenia, 2014
interfilm Berlin - 30th International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2014
Expotoons International Animation Festival 2014 , Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2014
CutOut Fest Festival Internacional de Animación, Querétaro, Mexico, 2014
KLIK! Animation Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2014
Devour! The Food Film Fest, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2014 
DOK Leipzig 2014, Germany, 2014
Curtocircuíto – International Short Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 2014
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2014
Food Film Festival, Ukraine, 2014
2014 Kaohsiung Film Festival/高雄电影节, Taiwan, 2014
Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, Korea, 2014
SPARK ANIMATION 2014 - FESTIVAL, Vancouver, Canada, 2014
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - Curta Cinema 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2014
Anim!Arte - International Student Animation Festival, Brazil, 2014
Festival Nacional de Cine Estudiantil Fenacies, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2014
FILE | FILE - Electronic Language International Festival 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2014
Kunstnacht festival, the Netherland, 2014