"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. Watch all three films: https://vimeo.com/channels/smartjustice.
Client: ACLU's Campaign for Smart Justice
Director: Elyse Kelly
Animation director: Anna Bron
Production company: Acme Filmworks
Executive producer: Ron Diamond
Producer: Holly Stone
Original music: Brooke Blair & Will Blair
Story finder/Field producer: Kelly Ramundo
Location sound mixer: Corey Pointdexter
Animators/Renderers: Anna Bron & Andrew Whyte
Editors: Dan Fipphen & Elyse Kelly
Post production sound services: Studio Unknown