The Birth of Saké will premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2015!
We have some great news as The Birth of Saké has been selected as one of twelve films that will be a part of the Main Competition... Read more
The Final Push
I hope everyone is doing well. First off, the entire Birth of Saké team would like to wish everyone a warm and wonderful holiday season.
Last month,... Read more
The Joy of Saké event
To all backers in the NYC area,
The great sake event, The Joy of Saké is coming to NYC this Thursday September 18th. The Joy of Sake is a once-a-year event... Read more
The Birth of Saké update.
I hope each and everyone of you is having a wonderful summer. I apologize for the lack of updates and more importantly the long delay of presenting... Read more
Rewards Info (#2)
We have received many messages from backer's inquiring how to send their address info as the Kickstarter email does not allow people to respond to it. Our... Read more
The light at the end of the tunnel
We filmed our final scene this past week at the amazing Yoppari saké bar in NYC!! This will be the opening and closing scene for our film and we are... Read more
Exclusive 6x6 Film Prints From THE BIRTH OF SAKÉ Project
Whenever I could spare a moment from filming, I brought out my old trusty Hasselblad 6x6 still camera and began photographing the many small details at Tedorigawa sake brewery. It... Read more
Happy Holidays From THE BIRTH OF SAKÉ
The entire Birth of Saké team would like to wish all of our supporters a wonderful holiday season. We are in the midst of the post production process for the film... Read more
The Birth of Sake continues...
With everyone's generous support, we have the great opportunity to come back to Japan to finish filming The Birth of Sake film. We have been shooting non-stop for last 3... Read more
THE BIRTH OF SAKÉ FUNDED!!
As of 12:01am this morning, The Birth of Saké has been officially funded by Kickstarter!! The entire production team at Birth of Saké is so excited!! We can't thank you... Read more
WE DID IT!!
THANK YOU EVERYBODY!! With a little more then 24hrs to go we reached our goal of $50k! We are so grateful that so many people came together to support our little... Read more
The Final Push! The Last 3 days of Our Kickstarter Campaign!
Behind 246 supporters we have raised over $35,000!!
We cant express in words how grateful we are of so many people supporting our project. We feel truly blessed...
We have... Read more
The Birth of Saké excerpt: Harmony Brews Good Saké
In the words of Yamamoto Toji (head brewmaster): "Your saké is only good as the people who make it." He puts great emphasis on keeping the spirit of the worker... Read more
The Birth of Sake excerpt: Boys Will Be Boys.
Living 6 months in the rural town of Hakusan, the young workers of the brewery hang out at a small supermarket and talk about... well, what boys would talk about.... Read more
The Kind Soul. 'Chi-Chan', 70 years young.
The oldest and kindest worker at Tedorigawa brewery, Chi-chan is a childhood friend of Yamamoto Toji (head brewmaster) and has been working at the brewery since his wife died 11... Read more
16 DAYS LEFT!!
With over 130 backers we have reached an incredible milestone of raising over $21,000 on our Birth of Sake film project!! Words cannot express the overwhelming gratitude we feel as... Read more
Lost Love. Shiyake, 20 years old.
Short excerpt of brewery worker 'Shiyake' and his lost love in highschool.
We hit a milestone! 100 backers on our Kickstarter Campaign!!
We just received our 100th backer on our Kickstarter campaign! The entire team at Birth of Saké are truly grateful for all the support we have received on this project.... Read more