Being in labour is a dangerous time, especially when a very real threat lies outside.
The villagers call it the tik tik, or aswang, a malevolent shape shifter with a taste for newborns.
They boarded the windows to keep it out, but they forgot that this creature hid in plain sight, in human skin.
Once they hear it, then it’s already too late.
‘Tik Tik’ was nominated for several awards at the 2016 My RØDE Reel Film Competition where it won the Best Female Filmmaker Award.