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Pacific animator Ali Cowley helps autistic son Nikau bring his cartoon to life

It’s been a big year for Pacific animator and illustrator Ali Cowley and his son Nikau, who recently released a new documentary called Meet Munch Junior.

Selected for documentary platform Loading Docs, the film’s about how a father’s love inspires an autistic teen to express himself by bringing his cartoon character to life. Taylor Aumua caught up with the creative duo behind the film.

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