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How the Monkey King escaped the underworld - Shunan Teng

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The Monkey King, a legendary troublemaker hatched from stone and schooled in divine magic, had stolen the Dragon Lord’s most treasured weapon: a magical staff. Returning to his kingdom to show off his treasure to his tribe of warrior monkeys, he finds himself caught in the clutches of two soul collectors, dragging him to his death. Shunan Teng details the Monkey King’s journey to the underworld.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Shunan Teng
  • Director Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao
  • Narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Mohammad Babakoohi
  • Animator Elahe Baloochi
  • Art Director Mohammad Babakoohi, Yijia Cao
  • Compositor shahryar taghipour
  • Sound Designer Epidemic sound
  • Music Epidemic sound
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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