Peilin Chou

Chief Creative Officer, Pearl Studio

Peilin Chou is the Chief Creative Officer of Pearl Studio. In this role, she oversees the development and production of all content, as well as slate strategy and overall mission and creative direction of the studio. Pearl Studio is one of the world’s leading creators of animated entertainment for the global family market. “Abominable,” a Pearl Studio co-production with DreamWorks Animation directed by Jill Culton, will be released this September 2019. The studio is also currently producing “Over the Moon,” an animated musical feature film event directed by legendary animator and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Glen Keane, a co-production with Netflix slated for Fall 2020.

In her 20+ year career in content creation, Peilin has overseen dozens of films, television shows and live theater productions. She has held senior creative leadership positions at Nickelodeon, Spike TV, Roundabout Theater, and AZN Television, and in those roles has been a part of originating and producing numerous Emmy and Tony Award winning productions. Peilin started her career at the Walt Disney Studios where she was a Creative Executive at Walt Disney Feature Animation and Touchstone Pictures. There she was part of the creative team that developed and oversaw dozens of feature films, of which some of her favorites are: “Mulan” and “Romy & Michele‚Äôs High School Reunion.”