I Am No Bird Em Baker Sydney Film Festival

I Am No Bird

77 min | 2019

'I Am No Bird' is a feature-length documentary following women from four different countries as they prepare for their weddings. Shot on location in Australia, India, Mexico, and Turkey, the film is a lyrical snapshot of the meeting place of duty, culture, and love.

I Am No Bird had its World Premiere at Sydney Film Festival, nominated for Best Australian Documentary.

I Am No Bird is being released theatrically by Potential Films

I Am No Bird was completed with the assistance of Screen Australia’s Producer Equity Program.

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Director- Em Baker

Producer- Em Baker

Executive producers- Leah Meyerhoff, David Noakes, Mark Spratt

Associate producer- Lucy J Hayes

Editor- Ariel Shaw

Composer- Kai Chen Lim

Illustrator- Lex Palmer-Bull

Animator- Juliet Miranda Rowe

Featuring- Benay Yurduneri Meric, Luthanlu Rosie Kamei, Anna Jakab, Dalia Herrera Duran

Camera- Em Baker

Additional camera- Eren Besiroglu

Sound recordist- Chinmay Sinha, Eren Besiroglu, Em Baker

Production assistant- Eren Besiroglu, Nicholas Navarro, Ian Sivertsol

Field Translators- Chinmay Sinha, Eren Besiroglu, Em Baker

Editing assistants- Em Baker, Sarah Saw

Sound engineer- Aaron Dobos

Cello- Blair Harris

Guitar- Jonathan Skourletos

Additional score- Chinmay Sinha

Super 8 Development- Nanolab

Translators- Paola Zamora Jojot, Zeynep Demirok, Betul Demirok, Jaojian Gangmei, Serap Ercan, Piril Onal, Chinmay Sinha, Carla Segura

Graphics- Tobias Edwards

Additional graphics- Nicholas Navarro

Colour Grader- Ayden Crumpton

Sound Design/ Mix- Keith Thomas