october, 2017

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fri06oct10:30 amFIRED UP10:30 am

Event Details

FRIDAY, Oct. 6 @ 10am in Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre
FIRED UP is part of the SHORT STOP: EIFF U  short film package.

FRIDAY, Oct. 6 @ 12:10pm in Landmark Cinemas 9 City Centre
FIRED UP is part of the LUNCHBOX SHORTS 5 – Friday short film packages

Directors: Dan Fipphen & Elyse Kelly | 3:20 | Columbia/Israel/USA | 2017 | Animation
Canadian Premiere! On a rainy day in June of 2007, President Obama found himself speaking to a subdued crowd in the tiny town of Greenwood, SC. He was exhausted, soaking wet, and beginning to doubt the whole campaign when a voice called out from the back, “Fired up, ready to go!”. The chant, started by one unassuming woman in a church hat, transformed the audience and went on to become a rallying cry in every corner of America. With the audio of President Obama’s speech as the soundtrack, the film combines original animation by 14 artists from around the world.

About the Directors:
Dan Fipphen is a Washington-based filmmaker who has worked on documentaries, branded content, digital series and broadcast television. His editing credits include films for clients such as National Geographic, ESPN Films, The Guardian, Upworthy, USAID, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He recently directed a short film for Zomia SPC, an education start-up in Thailand. He also edited and produced PYNE POYNT, a feature documentary about youth baseball in Camden, NJ that is currently streaming on Amazon Video.

Elyse Kelly is a producer, animator and educator also based in Washington DC. She directed the animated short MIRA’S NIGHT, which screened in festivals around the world and won the Programmer’s Choice Award, Narrative Short at the Virginia Film Festival in 2012. Elyse has over a decade of experience in film and animation, working on commercials, television specials, music videos, short independent films and documentary series for clients such as Nickelodeon, Columbia Records, ESPN Films, Upworthy and Disney Research. In addition, she was part of the core team that produced RUN MAMA RUN, a series about pregnant Olympic-hopeful Sarah Brown which The New York Times called “fascinating”.

Official Website: http://www.affolterentertainment.com
Age appropriate for: All ages
Language: English
Screenings: Anima Mundi (Brazil) and The Atlantic (USA)


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