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    Journeys often lead adventurers through searches of some impossible satisfaction or self-discovery. This journey applies Georges Méliès mies-en-s… Read More
    Journeys often lead adventurers through searches of some impossible satisfaction or self-discovery. This journey applies Georges Méliès mies-en-scene method as it tells the story of Babaouo, who sets out to rescue his lover, who has been imprisoned in a castle. Besides the use of character design, performances and scene design this work is an in-depth look at the travelers own desires and memories. The journey is a glimpse inside the adventurers own vivid imagination through which attempts to manipulate the audience to understand life and human nature. Read Less
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Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Concept Design, Animation, Compositing :  Siji Chen
Art Direction : Jeffery Lawson
Babaouo & Mathilda : Abby (Yaolu Zhang)
Choreography: Abby (Yaolu Zhang)
Composer: Haley Bowers
Sound Effects & Mixing: Haley Bowers
Cinematographer: Matt Van Rys
Special thanks to
Special thanks to our family for always supporting us  to achieve our dreams; Sijis's  thesis committees Michael Betancourt, Dominique Elliott, John Colette for helping her improve her thesis; The department professors Min Ho Shin, Austin Shaw, James Gladman, Woon Yong, and Kelly Carlton for helping us become a professional motion designers; our friends Matt Van Rys, Wesley Nelson, Joel Desmond, Gretel Cummings, Kexin lin, Yunqian Yu, Chenyi Lu, Rong Jiang, Qian Li, Libo Zhou, Sisi Yang for all the support . Also film department student Xixi Zhu’s help during the green screen shooting.