American Refugees

The Beast Inside

By Amy Enser and Drew Christie

Told through the power of spoken word rap and illustrated with hand-drawn animations and a muted warm color palette, a teen in a homeless family describes his challenges and celebrates the triumph of his creative self.

Amy Enser is an award-winning filmmaker with extensive documentary and narrative film experience, including the Dinner Dialogues Documentary Series, (2013 Bronze Telly Award winner), Welcome to Doe Bay (SIFF’s 2012 “Best of Fest”), and the feature film This is Ours. In 2011, Enser joined Studio216, Inc. as its Creative Director.

Drew Christie is an animator, illustrator and filmmaker creating stories through hand-made images. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Atlantic, Drawn, Cartoon Brew, Boooooooom!, Juxtapoz, The Daily Beast, and Seattle Magazine. Christie co-founded and creates animation for Kalakala Co in Langley, WA.

 

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