42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Three | Marc and Alis III Alone

   42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Three | Marc and Alis III Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Feb 23, 2013 WritersImprovStudio 'Why did you get married?' 'Because I was alone.' 'What happened?' 'I grew up.' After her scary interview by the court psychologist, Alis meets don't-you just-wish-for-a-delete-button-on-your-pa­st-Marc. Is she alone again? And what does it mean, being alone? Our Indiegogo campaign is now closed, Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eighteen | What do they fear?

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eighteen | What do they fear? Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Sep 4, 2012 WritersImprovStudio Are we afraid of happiness? 'With that kind of happiness comes great risk,' says Alis, and Marc, in a moment of perfect clarity, asserts that 'ultimately I think I'll be unhappy by my own choice'. Watch Marc's and Alis' confessions after Alis has told him that she is separating from Tomas. What do they, what Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam   Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Feb 2, 2013 WritersImprovStudio What happens when 'our home' becomes 'my home,' when 'our child' becomes 'my child,' when 'we' goes back to being 'you OR I'? Rarely the decision is mutual, and the one who did not make it, feels angry. 'You broke up our family, now live with the consequences,' argues Tomas. 'You can't have everything!' 4 Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Seventeen | Marc and Alis II

    Warning some episodes have strong language! Published on Jan 5, 2013 WritersImprovStudio Imagine you are in love. She is married, you are married. Both unhappily, which is why this is happening. Then one of you decides to leave the marriage. And it is not you. Alis tells Marc that she is getting a divorce. Watch what happens. And if that is not too much to imagine: you are in a car. Meeting the love of your life. Or that is what you thought. Two hours ago. 4 couples. 6 friends. Read more [...]

“42 Seconds of Happiness” Film Fundraising Pitch

    Warning some episodes have strong language!     Published on Jan 5, 2013 WritersImprovStudio http://www.indiegogo.com/42SecondsOfH... Find out why you should support "42 Seconds of Happiness." For more information, click through to our IndieGoGo campaign. "42 Seconds of Happiness" is that moment when we are in the moment. In the past year, writer/creator Christina Kallas and the Writers Improv Studio team, have experimented in the frame of the transmedia project Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Ten | Alis II

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Ten | Alis II  Warning some episodes have strong language!     Published on Nov 17, 2012  WritersImprovStudio   "I don't want to be sad. I don't want to cry. I don't want to feel like my life is over." - Alis. Sometimes a decision is made before it is made. Sometimes we know, but it takes time - and a shock - to make us listen to what we know. A month before The Dinner. The inevitable is written in every scene. Life is scripted, Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Six | Tomas and Alis

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Six | Tomas and Alis Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Mar 16, 2013 WritersImprovStudio The seeds of the future lie buried in the past. Flashback: 'Tomorrow will look like today,' said Tomas in the very first scene, which initiated our long-running storytelling experience, exactly a year ago. Alis has just received scary news from a blood test, and she is convinced that this is the Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eleven | Alis III

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Eleven | Alis III Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Nov 24, 2012 WritersImprovStudio From "we are totally happy" to "I don't know how happy I am" it takes less than three minutes. Seeing Felice so happily pregnant, makes Alis realize that she does not love Tomas as she said she does. She would never want to have another child with him - a shocking realization. 4 couples. 6 friends. 5 affairs. 1 intruder. Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Sixteen | Peter and the Lives of the Others

    Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Dec 29, 2012 WritersImprovStudio   'You'd think that when love ends, that it could just end, and it wouldn't have to be so bitter and complicated.' Alis asks for Peter's help, Peter offers Tomas his help, Tomas wants everybody to get out of his life. A couple has common friends. One day they separate. What happens to their friends? Will they take sides, will they get involved, will they even Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Six | Vineke and Peter

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Six | Vineke and Peter  Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Oct 13, 2012  WritersImprovStudio "If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story," said Orson Welles. Meet Vineke and Peter, a few months before the dinner. Vineke is Peter's second wife -- he left his first one because of Vineke, and deep inside she fears he will do it again. Can one love from a position Read more [...]