Directed by Perry S. Chen
A young animator crafted this labor of love to inspire his father during his long battle with cancer and to pay tribute to his father’s life, beginning with his childhood in rural China. CHANGYOU’S JOURNEY is a story of perseverance and enduring hope in the darkest times of our lives.
Perry Chen is a high school senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego. At 11, Chen was the youngest animator with an Oscar-qualifying film & multiple festival winner, INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST. CHANGYOU’S JOURNEY is Chen’s animation directorial debut, which won him National YoungArts Finalist Award, Scholastic Art & Writing National Gold Metal, New York Life Foundation Award, and nomination as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts Candidate.
Director: Perry S. Chen
Writer: Perry S. Chen
Producer: Zhu Shen, David Arend
Executive Producer: Zhu Shen
Editor: Perry S. Chen
Artistic Director: Perry S. Chen
Composer: David Arend
Animator: Matthew Fisher
Background Painter: Kiana Mosser
Shorts Programs / 73 minsFREE PROGRAM. GenerASIANS showcases the Asian and Asian American experience over multiple generations from the point of view of young, emerging filmmakers. These films represent the next generation of must-see Asian American and Pacific Islander talent. - Trent Nakamura