Changyou's Journey - *European Premiere

A young animator crafted this labor of love to inspire his father during his long battle with cancer and to pay tribute to the life he led, beginning with his childhood in rural China. A story of perseverance and enduring hope in the darkest times of our lives.

Director Bio

Perry S Chen was born in 2000´╝îin San Francisco to first-generation immigrant parents Changyou Chen and Zhu Shen from China who came to the U.S. to pursue Ph.D.s in biomedical sciences. Perry started drawing and telling stories with his mom Zhu at age two.


  • Directed by:Perry S. Chen
  • Written by:Perry S. Chen
  • Produced by:Zhu Shen & David Arend
  • Runtime:6 mins
  • Completion Date:July 31, 2017
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:In Competition
  • Screening Time:TBD
  • Links: Website

Latest News

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programme launch

2019 Programme Launch

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 05 July, 2019

Still Voices 2019 Programme Launch - Wilder & Gold

athlone screening

A Night of Short Films

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 02 July, 2019

A Night of Short Films - Athlone Screening - In Partnership with Dead Centre Brewing.

2019 judging panel

The 2019 Judging Panel

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 July, 2019

We are delighted to announce our 2019 Judging Panel for In Competition Films.


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2019 Programme

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