Published on: 4th June, 2010
June 4, 2010
Sanil Ganhdi, a 9-year-old 4th grader from San Diego, won the “6 Impossible Things Before Breakfast” essay contest organized by award-winning child film critic Perry Chen and wsRadio executive producer Zhu Shen (Dr. Mom), in partnership with Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
Sanil’s essay has vivid imagination, humor, and childhood wonder.
Perry and Zhu congratulate Sanil for winning the essay contest and want to encourage him and all other children to write about their life and learning in and outside of school.
Perry Chen’s list of “6 Impossible Things Before Breakfast:”
Perry Chen’s review of Alice in Wonderland:
Perry S. Chen bio:
At 10 years old, Perry Chen is the youngest award-winning film critic, radio talk show host, and TV personality, reviewing movies with his unique, kids-friendly starfish rating system on a multi-media platform on TV, radio, print, and web.
Perry became a national sensation after his debut on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, and was a popular hit on NPR with host Liane Hansen. He has been extensively featured on regional, national and international media.
Perry was the first child film critic invited to present at the prestigious Annie Awards for animation, the youngest blogger on Animation World Network (AWN), the youngest member of Asian American Journalist Association (AAJA), and San Diego Press Club, and the youngest honoree of Cox Communications’ annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Perry has become an authoritative spokesperson for his generation about movies with his insight and humor from a child’s perspective, and focus on combining entertainment and education for children. He has interviewed numerous award-winning filmmakers and stars on the red carpet.
Perry is also an award-winning artist, filmmaker and animator, partnering with Oscar-nominee Bill Plympton to create a new animation short about the Holocaust, “Beyond the Forest,” told through the eyes of a child survivor.
Perry’s Previews webseries is slated to launch in the summer of 2010.