Stories Lived

My Animation Journey

Animation is my passion.  My dream is to be a famous animator and bring my characters to life. I was fortunate to discover my personal passion at a young age, enabling me to explore various programs and styles. Creating and animating is not only something that I love, but it gives me a voice. And through that voice, I have the opportunity to make a difference, and even change the world.


About the Filmmaker
Submitted by Carly Johnson

The filmmaker’s name is Carly Johnson, and she is a sixteen year old, junior in high school. She began her animation journey at the age of eight, but it wasn’t until she was ten that she created her first short film. Since then, her skills have flourished and she has explored various programs in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, meriting a Rich Media Certificate in Adobe Flash CS6. Her videos have earned over $14,000 for herself and for her school, and she has even traveled to Michigan, Washington DC, and San Francisco to attend various award ceremonies. Animation isn’t only something she loves; it’s a medium for her to spread powerful messages and inspire others to make a change for the better.

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