ESLUNA: The First Monolith is a first animated web series directed and animated by Denver Jackson. The First Monolith takes place in the fantastical world of Esluna. A plucky monk-turned-rogue teams up with an archaeologist and a boy with powers known only as ‘the bloodwind,’ to stop a tyrannical queen from activating a powerful and ancient technology that threatens to destroy their world.

Funded with help from Storyhive and Creative BC.

Directed and Animated by Denver Jackson, Written by Denver Jackson and Erica Meany, Produced by Daniel Hogg and Denver Jackson, CAST, Maeve: Grace Chan, Fray: Barbara Poggemiller, Yoki: Jonathan Love, Bataar: Shawn O’Hara, Queen Leda: Tara Pratt

Music by Marc Junker and David Parfit, Foley and Mix at Post City Picture and Sound, Sound Mixing by Steph Carrier, Sound Design by Carla Murray
TELUS STORYHIVE supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by providing production funding, training and exposure to new audiences.

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