From the Episode: Fire and Fury

Pearl Was Here

| February 17, 2016

CalArts / 2012 / 9 minutes / English / Color

“She’s ah … about this high, seven, light brown hair.”

In your standard arcade claw machine, there are treasures just out of reach. But not for young Pearl. Answering the call of plush animals and seeing an opportunity to escape a troubled family, the scraggly girl slips away from her mother and climbs into the safe and sealed environment of the claw booth. Mommy doesn’t take this too well. Directed by Kate Marks. Principal Cast: Miana Abramson, Brady Allen, Cara Danielle Brown, Rachel Caselli, and Sharon Eisman.

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Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Peter Borg

Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by

John Andrieni

Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer