The Bassinet

The Bassinet

| 6 min

When a vintage bassinet appears at filmmaker Tiffany Hsiung and long-time fiancée Victoria Mata’s home, it sets off a chain reaction of emotions. The Bassinet is a gentle and affecting story about Tiffany’s personal struggle with the intersection of her sexual orientation and cultural identity, and the cross-generational burden of having a baby in the context of rigid social constructs of marriage and family.

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The Bassinet, Tiffany Hsiung, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • writer
    Tiffany Hsiung
  • director
    Tiffany Hsiung
  • producer
    Justine Pimlott
  • executive producer
    Anita Lee
  • director of photography
    Alex Tong
  • editor
    Tiffany Beaudin
  • featuring
    Tiffany Hsiung
    Victoria Mata
  • story editor
    Jennifer Kassabian
  • music
    Tom Third
  • sound recordist
    Peter Sawade
  • production supervisor
    Marcus Matyas
  • production manager
    Priscilla Galvez
  • senior production coordinator
    Andrew Martin-Smith
  • 1st assistant camera
    Sean Marjoram
  • key grip
    Daniel Edwards
  • production assistant
    Daniela Arango Cano
  • studio operations manager
    Mark Wilson
  • studio administrator
    Patricia Bourgeois
  • technical coordinator
    Kevin Riley
  • studio coordinator
    Carly Kastner
  • technical assistant
    Q'Mal Labad-Workman
  • marketing manager
    Melissa Wheeler
  • publicist
    Jennifer Mair
  • legal counsel
    Christian Pitchen
  • post-production services
    SIM Post Toronto
  • colourist
    Arlene Moelker
  • online editor
    Darren Hinchy
  • assistant on-line editor
    Steve Thorpe
  • finishing producer
    Mateusz Sklarzyk
  • sound editor
    David Caporale
  • assistant re-recording mixer
    Ella Melanson
  • re-recording mixer
    James Bastable