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Setting the Bar was a part of the 30th year anniversary festival of AFI Latin America along with several other great films 2019.

We're proud to announce our new partnership with Taskovski Films who are representing Setting the Bar with sales and distribution. Check out their other amazing films!

Setting the Bar's premiere and five course chocolate tasting dinner by Chulada was featured by Foodie a la Mexicana on March 12, 2019. Click here to read full article (only available in Spanish).


Congratulations to our lovely partners at Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate for winning the 2018 Good Food Awards! We always knew their chocolate was amazing and now the rest of the U.S. does too! Keep pushing. creating and striving friends!

 Check out Matt Weyandt from Xocolatl Small Batch ChocolateVivica A. Fox and Carl Payne talking about our chocolate and mezcal tasting on CBS by clicking here

Director Tim Shephard was featured on Atlanta's NPR during his Botanical Gardens tour. Listen to Tim Shephard and the Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate team talk about craft chocolate and the motivation behind the documentary by clicking here

Congrats to our supporters and some of the main characters of our film at Parliament Chocolate for winning the 2017 Good Food Award for their Tanzania bar. We can personally attest to the level of care and passion that goes into sourcing and making this amazing chocolate.

We did it! With the help of almost 250 individual supporters we were able to reach our fundraising goal of $25,000. Check out our Kickstarter information and exclusive prizes that went out here

We were asked to write an article for Chowhound about our film and why you should eat ethically sourced chocolate. Check it out by clicking here.

Listen to The Farm Report interview Director Tim Shephard and Nate Hodge from Raaka Chocolate about their adventure in the Peruvian jungle and their experience making the film by clicking here.

In this episode of Well Tempered, the first podcast dedicated to the stories of chocolate & cacao, Lauren speaks with Elaine Read (Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate) and Amy Burns, two of the principle women from the upcoming documentary 'Setting the Bar: A Craft Chocolate Origin Story.' (direct link:

Check out Xocolatl and their HUGE feature in the Atlanta Journal this week. Proud to be working with such conscientious and considered producers. To read the full article about Matt and Elaine's journey, click here

Read about an interview with film Director Tim Shephard with New Zealand's The Chocolate Bar blog by clicking here

Listen to the Director Tim Shephard get interviewed for Australian audiences as they discuss cacao, his journey in the Amazon and the reason behind making this film by clicking here

Setting the Bar Film was featured in the Yellow Seed's November Newsletter. To read the full newsletter click here.