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Toon Boom Sponsors Award-Winning Child Animator Perry Chen’s New Film About His Late Father

Toon Boom Animation sent a donation check to Perry S. Chen to help fund his new and most personal animation film “Changyou’s Journey,” about his father's fight against cancer.

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'Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest' Wins IFFF Award

“Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest,” animated by 11-year-old filmmaker and award-winning critic Perry Chen, received the award for Best Animation (age 8-13) at the 17th edition of the International Family Film Fest (IFFF).

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Perry’s Previews Interviews “Phineas & Ferb” Creators & Voice Talents

Of all Comic-Con panels and events, my #1 favorite was the “Phineas and Ferb” panel, it was “Perrific!”! I attended a similar panel at Comic-Con in 2010 for the first time, and asked questions during the Q&A. This year, I got invited to a special one-on-one press interview with the creators and voice talents of my favorite TV show! On the panel, there were the two creators of the show, Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh; as well as voice talents Vincent Martella (Phineas), Ashley Tisdale (Candace), Dee Bradley Baker (Perry the Platypus).

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Kid Critic/Plympton Short to Debut at LA Shorts Film Festival

The Holocaust has been treated by almost every medium, but rarely animation – and never by a child animator, until now. Animation short “INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST” is truly a labor of love, and a cross-generational collaboration between a world-class animation master Bill Plympton, actress Ingrid Pitt, who narrated her last film about the horror of war as she experienced as a child during the Holocaust, and a first-time 10-yr-old animator & artist Perry Chen, who is also an award-winning child film critic.

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The Magnificent Seven: Guard Dog Global Jammers at New Media Film Festival Premiere

How was it like to meet “virtual” collaborators on the award-winning animation short “Guard Dog Global Jam” for the first time at the film’s Los Angeles premiere? Exciting and “Perrific!” On May 20, 2011, seven animators from the film came to the New Media Film Festival to watch the film open the festival to an enthusiastic crowd who cheered and laughed during the screening. The animators are: Ansar Sattar, Alta Berri, Grey Wears, Jessica Bayliss, Larry Loc, Linda Lee, and Perry Chen.

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Award-winning 'Guard Dog Global Jam' To Open New Media Film Festival, Perry Chen to Attend Premiere as One of Creators

5th-grade award-winning film critic, animator, entertainment personality Perry Chen is the youngest of 75 animators who created “Guard Dog Global Jam,” which will have its Los Angeles Premiere at the New Media Film Festival on May 20, 2011 in Hollywood. Perry Chen will attend the red carpet premiere and audience Q&A on May 20 as the film opens the festival. “Guard Dog Global Jam” is based on Bill Plympton’s Oscar-nominated “Guard Dog.” It won “Best Experimental Film” at the ASIFA-EAST Animation Festival in May 2011.

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Perry’s Previews Movie Review: RIO is a knockout Animation!

By Perry Chen | Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 1:48pm

What a relief after four months of mediocre animations to finally have a great animated film! “Rio” is a superb film with rich characters, dazzling visuals, lively music, great humor, and an interesting story with many twists and turns in the plot. The film is created by the same team that made The Ice Age, and opened nationwide on April 15, 2011, rated G.

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Perry’s Previews 'Rango' – Even Johnny Depp Can’t Save This Film

This film is BAD! Johnny Depp tried his best, but his character is simply not very well developed. Also, a lot like what Roger Ebert wrote on “The Green Hornet,” there is too much senseless violence that adds little to the plot.

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Perry’s Previews Best Animation Oscar Nomination Prediction: Toys & Dragon Get Tangled

By Perry Chen | Monday, January 24, 2011 at 7:58pm

Of the 15 animation features fighting for the three precious spots for best animation Oscar feature, I predict my own top animation picks which all received 4.5 starfish: Toy Story 3 (Pixar/Disney) , How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks), and Tangled (Disney) will be chosen tomorrow (Jan 25, 2011) when Oscar nominations are revealed.

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Perry's Previews' List of 2010 Top Animated Films

By Perry Chen | Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 10:46am

I know a lot of my friends and fans have been waiting for my best list of 2010 films for a while. The year 2010 has been a “Perrific!” year for G/PG-rated films, especially animation and thought-provoking documentary. Mom (Zhu Shen) & I saw not only impressive major studio releases, but also amazing indie films at film festivals.

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Plympton, 10-Year-Old Blogger Team on Holocaust Short

Ten-year-old award-winning artist and film critic Perry Chen has a very unique task. He will be using his talents to help other children learn the importance of the Holocaust.

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Perry Goes Where No Madea Has Gone Before

Multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry has joined the cast of J.J. Abrams' STAR TREK, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Perry -- writer, director and star of a series of films include MADEA'S FAMILY REUNION and DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN -- will play the head of the Starfleet Academy. The cast includes Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Winona Ryder, Leonard Nimoy, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Karl Urban, Chris Hemsworth, Zoe Saldana and Clifton Collins Jr.