Meet Proto, a curious little robot confined within the four walls of a monotonous assembly line in a mysterious factory. Intrigued by the world outside his window he eventually gives in to curiosity and decides to escape. In his bid for freedom he discovers the grim truth about the factory and his work
This animation was made in conjunction with a study on the effect of anthropomorphism on the audience's ability to empathise. This clip was shown alongside a cartoon elephant acting out the exact same emotion.