Fired Up
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Short Film

Fired Up

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.

Directed & Produced by

Dan Fipphen & Elyse Kelly

Style Frames

Behind the Scenes

CREDITS

Directed & Produced Dan Fipphen • Elyse Kelly

 

Sequence directors Emily Eckstein & Ege Alper • Alex Silver • Lynn Tomlinson • The Duke & the Duck • Amy Lee Ketchum • Juan Camilo Gonzalez • Musa Brooker • Miguel Jiron • Sara Spink • Lou Morton • Daniela Sherer

 

Music Brooke Blair & Will Blair
Audio post facility MeanGreen Media
Sound design & mix Chris Mastellone

SELECT PRESS & ACCOLADES

The Atlantic Editors’ Picks / The Atlantic Facebook 
The Atlantic: Politics & Policy Daily
Huffington Post
Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival 2017

Anima Mundi Animation Festival 2017