Browse films

Changyou's Journey

Perry Chen
United States, 2017, 6 min.


This film is family friendly.

AIFF Award Winner:
Best of Indie Youth

A cancer-stricken father reminisces about his life through his young son's animated film.

Director's Statement

Hearing from my mom that my daddy only had two weeks to live, I was determined to make an animated film, Changyou's Journey, about my dad's life, to give him hope to live, and something to look forward to each day. I started drawing on my tablet from dawn to late night each day, thrilled to show the new scenes of the film I created each night to Changyou, who was so frail by then, he could only smile and nod his head with a thumbs-up sign.

Category: Animation.
Themes: Health, Family, IndieYouth.

More in Animation

  • Fuse

    Fuse

    Shadi Adib
    Germany, 2018, 7 min.

    A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box. One after the other, they try to... more ›

  • The Blues Crab

    The Blues Crab

    Ari Rubenstein
    United States, 2018, 14 min.

    The setting for this short film is on and below a small fishing pier somewhere within the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Most of the action takes place on the ocean... more ›

  • Anacronte

    Anacronte

    Raúl Koler
    Argentina, 2018, 15 min.

    Anacronte and the Sorcerers of Evil, without any emotion and fulfilling their destiny, put to test humanity's happiness in a struggle that, in short, has each... more ›