BIRTHPLACE
2018 I 5:38

Birthplace tells the symbolic story of a man arriving on a perfect earth, who encounters his nemesis in the form of ocean trash.

 

Directors  SIL VAN DER WOERD & JORIK DOZY
Producer  SEAN LIN
Cast  MICHAEL BOARD
Music Artist  NOVO AMOR
Music Label  ALL POINTS 
Shooting Location  BALI & FLORES, INDONESIA
-LYRICS-

BE AT YOUR BEST • IT’S STILL OUR NEST • UNKNOWN A BETTER PLACE • NARROW YOUR BREATH • FROM EVERY GUESS • I’VE DRAWN MY BIRTHPLACE • OH, I DONT NEED A FRIEND • I WONT LET IT IN AGAIN • BE AT MY BEST • I FALL, OBSESSED IN ALL ITS MEMORY • DOVE OUT TO OUR DEATH • TO BE UNDRESSED • A LOVE, IN BIRTH AND REVERIE • I DON’T WANT A FRIEND • I WON’T LET IT IN AGAIN • I DON’T WANT A FRIEND • I WON’T LET IT IN AGAIN • HERE, AT MY BEST • IT’S ALL AT REST • CAUSE I FOUND A BETTER PLACE.

Currently, our oceans are under attack by a constant stream of plastic waste. Plastics infiltrate wildlife, the food chain and our bodies. If plastic pollution isn’t curbed, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050. We have to stop this.

Join the fight against pollution and single use plastics, visit: www.novoamor.co.uk/birthplace to learn more.

 

The Story of Birthplace

An Interview with Plastic Oceans

Behind The Scenes

Credits

D.O.P NIHAL FRIEDEL
Line Producer BAYU TOPAN
Art Director DALBO SUARIMBAWA
Camera Assistant DAVID CHEUNG
Production Assistants VANYA SAFITRI
  LIM CHIU SHIK
  AIMAN ARRIFIN
Safety Freediver DANI MULYANA
Dive Team JUN NAKAMATSU
  KETUT SUBRATA
  NENGAH SETIAWAN
  KADEK SUADISTAYANA
  KETUT SUDI
  WAYAN MERTA
  NGURAG JINUARTA
  WAYAN SUDITA
  GEDE BUANA
  NI LUH
  MILA PARAMITA
Dive Centres BINTANG DIVERS, AMED
  RED WHALE, KOMODO
Fishermen NENGAH SUANDA
  NENGAH SUDANA
  KETUT SUDANA
  NYOMAN SUKRATA
  WAYAN MENA
  KADEK APRIANA
Truck Driver KOMEN
Whale Builders WAYAN WIDIANTA
  KETUT ARIMBAWA
  KADEK WINDUTAMA
  PUTU SUKMAWIBAWA
  KETUT SUPARTIKA
  WAYAN SUDIRTA
  KETUT SRIDANA
  KOMANG KERTA UDIANTIKA
  DEGLEG ASTIKA
  KOMANG NESA
  WAYAN SURISA
  WAYAN MULIAWAN
  GEDE RUPAWAN
  GEDE ARDANA
  KETUT BUKIT
  KETUT SUMERTA
  KOMANG SUARDANA
  WAYAN MERTANA
  KADEK SUARTAWAN
  KOMANE SUTAWAN
Edit JORIK DOZY
SIL VAN DER WOERD
Colorist NIHAL FRIEDEL
VFX Production KACY MCDONALD
  JEEN YEE
VFX Supervision SIMON RAFIN
  NICOLAS CAILLIER
Visual Effects Artists EUGENE CHEONG
  SENYE ONN
  GINA PHOO
  GERMAINE PHOO
  SEUNGTUB BAG
  JULIAN LOJEK
  VINCENT CHANG
  JANICE TAN
  DIEGO RIESTRA OLGUIN
  AZMAN ROHMAN
  EMANUELE COMOTTI
Wed Design NOOR VALIBHOY
Supported by ZEN FREEDIVING PTE LTD
Special Thanks CHRIS KIM
  NIGEL SUMNER
  LUKE HERINGTON
 
KEPALA DESA PURWA SUKERTHU
  ROMKE FABER
  SEABERT DEULING
  FRANCOIS DESPLANQUES
  CHIZURU ITAYA
  ALEX STEIER
  FIFI MAREE
  MATTHEW SYNTH
  HEIKE DE HAAN
  PEDULI ALAM, AMED
  VILLA MARKISA BALI
  INDUSTRIAL, LIGHT & MAGIC
D.O.P NIHAL FRIEDEL
Line Producer BAYU TOPAN
Art Director DALBO SUARIMBAWA
Camera Assistant DAVID CHEUNG
Production Assistants VANYA SAFITRI
  LIM CHIU SHIK
  AIMAN ARRIFIN
Safety Freediver DANI MULYANA
Dive Team JUN NAKAMATSU
  KETUT SUBRATA
  NENGAH SETIAWAN
  KADEK SUADISTAYANA
  KETUT SUDI
  WAYAN MERTA
  NGURAG JINUARTA
  WAYAN SUDITA
  GEDE BUANA
  NI LUH
  MILA PARAMITA
Dive Centres BINTANG DIVERS, AMED
  RED WHALE, KOMODO
Fishermen NENGAH SUANDA
  NENGAH SUDANA
  KETUT SUDANA
  NYOMAN SUKRATA
  WAYAN MENA
  KADEK APRIANA
Truck Driver KOMEN
Whale Builders WAYAN WIDIANTA
  KETUT ARIMBAWA
  KADEK WINDUTAMA
  PUTU SUKMAWIBAWA
  KETUT SUPARTIKA
  WAYAN SUDIRTA
  KETUT SRIDANA
  KOMANG KERTA UDIANTIKA
  DEGLEG ASTIKA
  KOMANG NESA
  WAYAN SURISA
  WAYAN MULIAWAN
  GEDE RUPAWAN
  GEDE ARDANA
  KETUT BUKIT
  KETUT SUMERTA
  KOMANG SUARDANA
  WAYAN MERTANA
  KADEK SUARTAWAN
  KOMANE SUTAWAN

 

Edit JORIK DOZY
SIL VAN DER WOERD
Colorist NIHAL FRIEDEL
VFX Production KACY MCDONALD
  JEEN YEE
VFX Supervision SIMON RAFIN
  NICOLAS CAILLIER
Visual Effects Artists EUGENE CHEONG
  SENYE ONN
  GINA PHOO
  GERMAINE PHOO
  SEUNGTUB BAG
  JULIAN LOJEK
  VINCENT CHANG
  JANICE TAN
  DIEGO RIESTRA OLGUIN
  AZMAN ROHMAN
  EMANUELE COMOTTI
Wed Design NOOR VALIBHOY
Supported by ZEN FREEDIVING PTE LTD
Special Thanks CHRIS KIM
  NIGEL SUMNER
  LUKE HERINGTON
 
KEPALA DESA PURWA SUKERTHU
  ROMKE FABER
  SEABERT DEULING
  FRANCOIS DESPLANQUES
  CHIZURU ITAYA
  ALEX STEIER
  FIFI MAREE
  MATTHEW SYNTH
  HEIKE DE HAAN
  PEDULI ALAM, AMED
  VILLA MARKISA BALI
  INDUSTRIAL, LIGHT & MAGIC