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How did Dracula become the world's most famous vampire? - Stanley Stepanic


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Over a hundred years after his creator was laid to rest, Dracula lives on as the most famous vampire in history. But this Transylvanian noble – neither the first fictional vampire, nor the most popular of his time – may have remained buried in obscurity if not for a twist of fate. Stanley Stepanic explains how a critical copyright battle catapulted Bram Stoker’s character into literary renown.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Stanley Stepanic
  • Director Phuong Mai NGUYEN
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Animator Phuong Mai NGUYEN
  • Art Director Phuong Mai NGUYEN
  • Character Designer Phuong Mai NGUYEN
  • Storyboard Artist Phuong Mai NGUYEN
  • Editor Phuong Mai Nguyen
  • Collaborator Anahissa Almaraz
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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