Elyse Kelly is a director, producer and animator based in Washington DC. She co-directed Fired Up, an animated short that depicts the origins of President Obama’s “fired up, ready to go” chant. Released on the final day of the Obama presidency, the film was featured by The Atlantic and has had more than 7 million views. Elyse has over a decade of experience in animation and film, 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.
Films screened at Animafest