Produced by

Shaofu Zhang

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One Small Step


Luna is a vibrant young Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. From the day she witnesses a rocket launching into space on TV, Luna is driven to reach for the stars. In the big city, Luna lives with her loving father Chu, who supports her with a humble shoe repair business he runs out of his garage. As Luna grows up, she enters college, facing adversity of all kinds in pursuit of her dreams.


TAIKO Founder and CEO Shaofu Zhang has been inspired by film and animation from an early age. Starting with drawings to Play-Doh stop-motion and Lego short films, Shaofu grew up with a passion for telling stories through animation. As his passion grew from dream to reality, Shaofu built a career as a veteran character animator at Walt Disney Animation and Sony Imageworks. In addition, his student short film “Dragonboy” won the gold medal at the 38th Student Academy Awards in 2011.