Last month’s special ASIFA-Hollywood online Q&A for the short film “Over the Moon” included Director Glen Keane, Producers Gennie Rim and Peilin Chou, Production Designer Celine Desrumaux, and Head of Character Animation Sebastian “Sacha” Kapijimpanga. The panel was moderated by Jerry Beck.
“Over the Moon” celebrates Chinese mythology as it follows a girl named Fei Fei (Cathy Ang), whose mother used to tell her tales of the Moon goddess, Chang’e (voiced by “Hamilton’s” Phillipa Soo). As Fei Fei is faced with changes in her life and her father is thinking of remarrying, Fei Fei decides to builds a rocket to the moon in her quest to meet Chang’e. Her determination fueled by the adults who tell her Chang’e isn’t real.
The voice cast includes Ken Jeong, John Cho, Margaret Cho and Sandra Oh