The short stop motion film is about a boy who is constantly escaping his fears. Wether it be trapped in a fire, unable to swim, or unable to confront someone, the boy is either saved or escapes each obstacle. When trapped in a cage, hanging from the ceiling of a cave, a stalactite breaks off and frees the boy. The stop motion is based around the lyrics of Cages by Deas Vail. In the film, the boy is trapped in some sort of predicament. However, the boy soon falls into a whirling blur and into reality. Where he is just battling his fears in his slumber.
Director: Harrison Chen
Harrison is a student at St. Marks School of Texas. By integrating his interest of photography into film, Harrison not only loved film more, but also learned how to capture emotion not only on stills, but on film. Before his freshman year, the only activity related to film was making stop motions with his sister in the summer.