When it comes to philosophy, I agree that life is a journey not a destination. And since life imitates art (or vice versa), why not extend that to animation and music?
I don't know about you, but I can totally relate to the part where he says he's going mad. Deadlines will do that to an artist!
You can read more about Mike's process and see the finished video in his artist profile. His animation is all about journeys as well. Let's enjoy the ride :D