One Small Step (film)

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One Small Step
Film poster
Directed byBobby Pontillas
Andrew Chesworth
Written byAndrew Chesworth
Shaofu Zhang
Produced byShaofu Zhang
CinematographyAndrew Chesworth
Edited byShaofu Zhang
Music bymax verstapen
Taiko Studios
Release date
  • June 25, 2018 (2018-06-25) (PSIFF)
Running time
8 minutes
United States

One Small Step is a 2018 Chinese-American animated short film by Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas and produced by Taiko Studios.[1][2]


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.[3][4][5]


Nominated: 91st Academy Awards - Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film[6][7]

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  1. ^ "Short of the Week". Archived from the original on 2022-01-26. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  2. ^ "Watch: TAIKO's Award-Winning Debut 'One Small Step' Launches Online|Animation Magazine". Archived from the original on 2022-01-27. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  3. ^ "From Burbank To Wuhan: Making 'One Small Step' Was A Big Global Collaboration For Taiko Studios|Cartoon Brew". Archived from the original on 2023-06-01. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  4. ^ "TAIKO Shoots for the Stars with short 'One Small Step' - AWN". Archived from the original on 2022-08-10. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  5. ^ "Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on 2019-08-14. Retrieved 2019-07-29.
  6. ^ "'First Man,' 'Solo' Get Tech Nominations for 2019 Oscars - Space.con". Archived from the original on 2023-03-24. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  7. ^ ""Bao" wins Best Animated Short Film - Oscars on YouTube". YouTube. Archived from the original on 2019-05-02. Retrieved 2019-07-29.

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