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Celebrate with Teen Film Critic & Animator Perry Chen on Oscar Night Feb 28, 2016

Published on: 22nd February, 2016


Perry Chen at 2012 Oscar Night America -San Diego with official Oscars brochure (photo by Brian Bostrom)

Perry Chen at 2012 Oscar Night America fundraiser-San Diego with official Oscars brochure (photo by Brian Bostrom)

 

2-28-16 Oscar night gala invite

Award-winning Teen Film Critic & Animator Perry Chen to Predict Oscars on ABC 10 News LIVE at Oscar Night Gala Charity Event in San Diego

Feb 22, 2016

Press Release

15-year-old award-winning film critic, animator, filmmaker Perry Chen,  a sophomore at Canyon Crest Academy, is returning for the 5th year to predict Oscar winners on stage with ABC 10 News anchor and co-hosts at the Red Carpet Gala Oscar Night charity event on Sunday Feb 28, 2016.  Perry’s Oscar predictions have been a popular feature at the Oscar Night fundraiser and featured on ABC 10 News Oscar night evening news. Funds raised at the event goes to help local under-privileged children to go to summer camp. More info:www.kidstocamp.org

 

 

 

 

Red Carpet Reception: 5:00 pm

Broadcast Begins: 5:30 pm

Plated Dinner 6:00 pm

Celebration Hall

Kitchens for Good at the Jacobs Center

404 Euclid ~ San Diego, CA 92114

Tickets are $100 per person. Wear your glitzy attire or as your favorite movie star, enjoy the delicious gastronomical treats, watch the live Oscar telecast with Perry, bid on your favorite gift items at the silent auction, buy as many raffle tickets to win the famous “Money Hat” made with 200 real dollar bills, bid high to win autographed “Inside Out” blu-ray DVD by director Pete Docter at the live auction (courtsey of Perry and Pixar/Disney Animation Studios!), knowing you are giving back to a worthy cause, what a wonderful way to celebrate a “Perrific!” year in films that move and inspire us!

Call 858-268-9888 or email kids2camp@sbcglobal.net to reserve your tickets now before they are sold out!

Perry Chen interviewed by ABC 10 News at 2013 Oscar Experience San Diego (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen interviewed for his Oscar predictions by ABC 10 News at 2013 Oscar Experience San Diego (photo by Zhu Shen)

 

Perry Chen predicting Oscar winners on stage with cohosts, ABC 10 News anchor Virginia Cha & Tom Madeyski at 2012 Oscar Night America -San Diego (photo by Brian Bostrom)

Perry Chen predicting Oscar winners on stage with cohosts, ABC 10 News anchor Virginia Cha & Tom Madeyski at 2012 Oscar Night America -San Diego (photo by Brian Bostrom)

Perry Chen with mom/Producer Dr. Zhu Shen at 2015 Oscar Night Gala fundraiser (photo by Walker Clark)

Perry Chen with mom/Producer Dr. Zhu Shen at 2015 Oscar Night Gala fundraiser (photo by Walker Clark)

 

Perry Chen interviewed by ABC 10 News for his Oscar predictions at the 2015 Oscar Night Gala (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen interviewed by ABC 10 News for his Oscar predictions at the 2015 Oscar Night Gala (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen wearing the famous "Money Hat" with hatmaker at the 2015 Oscar Night Gala fundraiser (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen wearing the famous “Money Hat” with hatmaker at the 2015 Oscar Night Gala fundraiser (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen with Oscar-nominated, Annie Awards-winning Pixar director of Inside Out, Pete Docter (M) and his autographed DVD at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen with Oscar-nominated (and Oscar-winning for “Up”), Annie Awards-winning Pixar director of Inside Out, Pete Docter (M) and his autographed DVD at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Original drawing of "Joy" from Oscar-nominated Pixar hit "Inside Out" by director Pete Docter for Perry at the 2016 Annie Awards

Original drawing of “Joy” from Oscar-nominated Pixar hit “Inside Out” by director Pete Docter for Perry at the 2016 Annie Awards

Perry interviewed many of  the Oscar-nominated animated feature and shorts directors, including the Pixar’s “Inside Out” director Pete Docter, whom Perry initially met at his “Up” press tour in 2009, and most recently at the 2016 Annie Awards where “Inside Out” won best animated feature, best director, best writing, best music, best voice acting, and more. Perry will meet all Oscar-nominated shorts directors at the exclusive ShortsHD Oscar-nominated Shorts Awards in Beverly Hills on Saturday Feb 27, 2016, the night before the Oscars.

Perry Chen with Oscar- and Annie Awards-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Inside Out, Up) at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen with Oscar- and Annie Awards-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Inside Out, Up) at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen interviewing Annie Award-winning Phyllis Smith, voice of sadness (Inside Out) at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen interviewing Annie Award-winning Phyllis Smith, voice of sadness (Inside Out) at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

 

Perry Chen interviewing Eric Beckman, CEO of GKIDS, distributor of Oscar-nominated animation features "Boy and the World" and "When Marnie was There" at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen interviewing Eric Beckman, CEO of GKIDS, distributor of Oscar-nominated animation features “Boy and the World” and “When Marnie was There” at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

 

Perry Chen with Oscar-nominated animation filmmakers from "Shaun the Sheep Movie" at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

Perry Chen with Oscar-nominated animation filmmakers from “Shaun the Sheep Movie” at 2016 Annie Awards (photo by Zhu Shen)

 

 

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About Perry Chen:

Perry S. Chen is a 15-year-old award-winning film and entertainment critic, artist, animator, TEDx speaker, and entertainment personality, currently in 10th grade from San Diego.  He started reviewing movies at age 8 in 3rd grade using a kid-friendly starfish rating system, and has been featured in CBS, NPR, NBC, CNN, CCTV (China Central Television), Variety, Animation Magazine, The Young Icons, The Guardian, The China Press, etc.  He was a presenter at the 2010 Annie Awards for Animation, and has written movie reviews for Animation World Network, San Diego Union Tribune, Amazing Kids! Magazine, and his own Perry’s Previews blog, as well as restaurant reviews for DiningOut San Diego Magazine and San Diego Entertainer.

Perry won the San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards in 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2015 for his movie and restaurant reviews.  He is widely recognized as an authoritative spokesperson about movies for his generation, and appears frequently at red carpet movie premieres, awards, and film festivals, interviewing prominent directors from such films as Inside Out, Toy Story 3, Up, How to Train Your Dragon, and Kung Fu Panda.  He was a presenter at the 2010 Annie Awards for Animation in Hollywood.  Perry and his mom Dr. Zhu Shen are featured in a book about parenting and youth entrepreneurship, “The Parent’s Guide to Raising CEO Kids,” published in Aug 2011.

Perry is currently writing, animating, and directing his most personal film to date, “Changyou’s Journey,” produced by his mom Dr. Zhu Shen, about his beloved father Dr. Changyou Chen, a cancer researcher who passed away in July 2012 from terminal cancer after a long, brave battle, please watch trailer and donate to support Perry’s animation film:

www.changyousjourney.com 

http://www.perryspreviews.com/?p=3878

Perry’s first animation short “Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest,” in collaboration with animation legend Bill Plympton, was an Oscar-qualifying film, won multiple film festival awards, and has been screened at over 30 international film festivals, now available on iTunes. More info: http://ingridpitt.co.uk

Watch “Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest” on iTunes:

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/movie/ingrid-pitt-beyond-the-forest/id554607718

Watch Perry on “Live Life & Win” national TV show:

http://vimeo.com/51042736

Become a fan on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/ingridpittanimation (Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest official FB page)

http://www.facebook.com/perryspreviewsfan (Perry’s Previews fan page)

Subscribe to Perry’s YouTube channel and watch his filmmaker interviews:

http://www.youtube.com/perryspreviews

Follow his tweets: http://twitter.com/perryspreviews

For business inquiries about Perry Chen, his animation films, movie reviews, contact Dr. Zhu Shen, cc0218 at gmail dot com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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