![[Break by Alex Haney poster.jpeg|lightbox|300]] *a short film co-[[Screenwriting|written]] & [[Directing|directed]] by [[Bio|Alex Haney]]* What would it feel like to look inside the mind of someone having an anxiety attack? Overwhelmed by calls from work, endless homework, and a nagging friend, a college student does everything to hold it together as the pressure gets too intense to handle. Received three awards including Best Director at Alternative Film Festival Winter Edition and screened at nine film festivals including the Carmel International Film Festival and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth. --- <div style="padding:56.25% 0 0 0;position:relative;"><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/203025704?badge=0&amp;autopause=0&amp;player_id=0&amp;app_id=58479" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen; picture-in-picture; clipboard-write" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;" title="&quot;Break&quot; Teaser Trailer - Directed by Alex Haney"></iframe></div> ![[Break still 8.jpg|lightbox]] ![[Break still 5.jpg|lightbox]] ![[Break still 4.jpg|lightbox]] ![[Break still 3.jpg|lightbox]] ![[Break still 7.jpg|lightbox]] ![[Break still 6.jpg|lightbox]] --- > [!official-selection] > Creative Minds in Berlin Showcase 2017 > [!award] BEST DIRECTOR > Alternative Film Festival Winter Edition 2017 > [!official-selection] CATEGORY FINALIST, BEST ACTRESS: MARYELIZABETH O’DONNELL > Alternative Film Festival Winter Edition 2017 > [!official-selection] > National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) 2017 > [!official-selection] > BFFF Berlin Flash Film Festival September 2017 > [!award] FINALIST > FROSTBITE International Indie Fest October 2017 > [!official-selection] > Carmel International Film Festival 2017 > [!award] THIRD PLACE: STUDENT FILM > Desert Rocks Film and Music Festival 2017 > [!official-selection] > DC Independent Film Festival 2018 > [!official-selection] > Josiah Media Festival 2018