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I Had Nothing

I Had Nothing

I Had Nothing

An animated documentary short that tells the story of one woman’s journey to the U.S., and how Border Patrol left her with nothing.

Client ACLU Arizona
Director Elyse Kelly

I Had Nothing

An animated documentary short that tells the story of one woman’s journey to the U.S., and how Border Patrol left her with nothing.

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From Hope to Heartbreak
Stash Media
Motionographer
Annecy Int’l Animation Festival 2024

Client ACLU Arizona
Director Elyse Kelly
Producer Molly Kaplan

⁠Art director Naghmeh Farzaneh
Storyboard artists Danny Aviles⁠, Darren Enterline⁠
Designers Anna Bron, Hannah McNally ⁠
⁠Field producer Nicholas Mihm
Editor Dan Fipphen

Animators Joumana Ismail, Eric Larson, Sabine Volkert
Cleanup lead / Assistant animator Laura Nasir-Tamara
Cleanup / Assistant animator Hannah O’Brien

Composers Brooke Blair & Will Blair
Sound designer & mixer Chris Mastellone
French translator Jacqueline Smith⁠
Infield interpreters Guerline Jozef, Jeef Nelson⁠