Together with 807 Creative Space, Pearl Studio launched an original volunteer animated art-education program for kids in remote areas in Shangri-la, China. This program opens the door for children in rural areas to learn about music and the arts, providing them an opportunity to experience the fun of animation.
Together with 807 Creative Space, Pearl Studio launched an original volunteer animated art-education program in 2017 for kids in remote areas in Shangri-la, China.
This program serves as a trail for upgrading quality-oriented education in remote communities. It opens the door for kids in rural areas access to music, arts, etc. providing them a precious experiential education full of fun of animation.
Pearl Studio has gifted $100,000 in scholarships to UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in 2018 in memory of screenwriter, director, producer, UCLA alum and Pearl Studio’s dear friend Audrey Wells.
The Audrey Wells Memorial “Say Yes!” Scholarships will be endowed to M.F.A. screenwriting and directing students at UCLA to help potential filmmakers achieve their creative dreams. All scholarship recipients will be able to take part in Pearl Studio’s annual Artists in Residence Program and will have the opportunity to be mentored by an industry professional who worked with Wells during her lifetime.
Audrey Wells, who graduated from UCLA TFT with an M.F.A. in 1989, was an award-winning screenwriter, director and producer. Her writing credits include A Dog’s Purpose (2017), George of the Jungle (1997) and Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), which she also directed. Wells passed away on October 4, 2018. Her final screenplay is the animated musical Over the Moon, a film developed internally at Pearl Studio.
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