Angran Li is the production designer for Disney’s upcoming short film, The Little Prince(ss). The film focuses on two Chinese-American families and how they raise their sons. Li studied interior design at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, and has worked on a number of local and international projects.
Angran Li is a production designer and art director
After graduating from Parsons School of Design, Angran Li moved to Los Angeles to pursue her MFA in Film Production Design at the American Film Institute. After earning her degree, Angran received an offer from the production designer of Star Trek Discovery, where she worked as an assistant art director.
After pursuing her BFA in Interior Design at Parsons the New School of Design, Li then attended the American Film Institute and earned her MFA in Film Production Design in 2018. Li has worked on several award-winning projects, including Disney’s new short story project, The Little Prince(ss) (2021). She has also been involved with many other projects in the film industry, including work on The Way Home, several Broadway Musicals, and the Met Gala Event Company.
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The role of a production designer is to oversee all aspects of the production from pre-production to production. They supervise the production of concept art, which is a three-dimensional illustration of the film’s aesthetic. In addition, they supervise the creation of pre-visualizations and models.
She has done production design for 17 film projects
Angran Li is a production designer who specializes in costume design and interior design. She studied interior design at Parsons and went on to earn an MFA in Film Production Design at the American Film Institute in 2018. After graduating from college, she worked as a design assistant on Broadway musicals, and she assisted the Sukhishvilian National Ballet on their performance at Lincoln Center. She also worked on interior residential projects at Nicole Fuller Interiors.
Angran Li has worked on over 17 film projects, including several major Hollywood movies. She has also been nominated for more than 30 awards at major film festivals including Cannes, BAFTA, and Woodstock. In addition to her career as a production designer, she has also worked on Walt Disney Studios’ new streaming service.
She is a PhD candidate at the University of Connecticut
Angran Li, a PhD candidate at the University of Connecticut, studies how social settings affect parental practices and educational outcomes. She also explores how relationships can affect the intergenerational transmission of disadvantages and advantages. Her research interests include poverty, racism, ethnicity, and immigration.