Mu -emptiness-

Synopsis:
A monk lovingly paints a Phoenix in a mural. The Phoenix, trapped in the mural, wills herself into the world. She is transformed from mythical bird into a woman. Upon her journey she learns lessons of the fragility of life, the certainty of death and the suffering of unquenchable desire.

Director: Ria Ama
Producer: Ria Ama
Editor: Ria Ama
Animator: Ria Ama
Writer:Ria Ama, Randall Cabe
Music Composer: Igor Nemirovsky
Sound Mixer: Zack Howard
Voice Recording: Cesar Arvizo
Voice/Monk: Kojo Kakihara
Voice/Disciple: Eiko Yoshida