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Johnny's Home

Johnny's Home

Johnny's Home

For Johnny Perez, returning to society and to his family after being in prison for 13 years wasn’t easy. JOHNNY’S HOME is part of a short animated documentary series about mass incarceration in the U.S., which shows the toll that an abusive and unjust criminal system takes on individuals, families, and communities.

Client ACLU
Director Elyse Kelly

Johnny's Home

“You realize you haven’t crossed the street in 13 years.”

For Johnny Perez, returning to society and to his family after being in prison for 13 years wasn’t easy. JOHNNY’S HOME is part of a short animated documentary series about mass incarceration in the U.S., which shows the toll that an abusive and unjust criminal system takes on individuals, families, and communities.

Select accolades & press
Finalist, Tribeca X Awards 2018
Annecy Int’l Animation Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival (special screening)
Citizen Jane Festival
IndieWire
Stash

Client ACLU

Director Elyse Kelly

Animation director Anna Bron
Producer Holly Stone
Executive producer Ron Diamond

Story finder/Field producer Kelly Ramundo
Editors Dan Fipphen, Elyse Kelly
Animators Anna Bron, Andrew Whyte

Original music Brooke Blair & Will Blair 
Location sound mixer
Corey Pointdexter
Post production sound services Studio Unknown