Darren Fung, laureate at the 2021 Canadian Screen Award

Congratulation to composer Darren Fung who is a laureate at the 2021 Canadian Screen Award in the Best Non-Fiction Music category for his work in the documentary A Bee’s Diary by Handful of Films!

A Bee’s Diary portrays the life of one bee from birth to death, combining incredible footage with the latest science to capture the beauty of her world, the decisions she makes, and the drama that comes with being a bee.


Learn more about the documentary.


Watch A Bee’s Diary on CBC Gem


About Handful of Films

Founded by filmmaker and anthropologist Niobe Thompson, Handful of Films is a Canadian production company devoted to creating unique, entertaining and timeless films. Coming to every project with complete commitment, a passion for the subject, and a deep well of experience, Handful of Films brings to life episodes in the human journey, from the evolutionary origins of humanity to the complexity of the modern world, in documentary and dramatic form.


A selection of international acclaimed documentaries, laureates of multiple screen awards, have been adapted to the concert stage for live performances with symphony orchestra. With composer and conductor Darren Fung and Niobe Thompson as host and narrator, Great Human Odyssey in Concert is currently touring in North America, and Equus In Concert will debut in 2021.


Learn more about Handful of Films on Stage.