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 Twenty Five | Friends and Family

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Five | Friends and Family  Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Mar 9, 2013 WritersImprovStudio 'Then you have the money thing, and the lawyers start coming in and out...' In a set-up you would not experience as such in the real world, but which is part of the way we are working here, Tomas' and Alis' friends and family witness the couple's interviews by the court psychologist - and Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Four | Strong Opinions

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Four | Strong Opinions Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Mar 2, 2013 WritersImprovStudio 'I didn't lie, you know,' says Tomas after the interview by the court psychologist - and smiles. Does he believe the story he is telling? The story of Alis being an absent mother? Later: 'I still to this day can't even describe the betrayal.' Is that where his strong opinions come from? A character's 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 Twenty | What’s good for me, is great for you

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty | What's good for me, is great for you  Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Jan 26, 2013 WritersImprovStudio Guilt, pride, competition, roles, habits, preconceptions... the list of obstacles to happiness is endless - is happiness even possible? In an unusual chapter, which combines a scene, the characters' confessions and a 'dialogue' after the characters have witnessed each other's confessions, Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Nineteen | Don’t call me sweetheart

    Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Jan 19, 2013 WritersImprovStudio 'Let's try to see what's best for your child,' says the mediator, but Alis and Tomas disagree on what's best for Sam. How could they not? They have stopped calling each other sweetheart, and now they disagree on almost everything. How do parents end up in court, fighting a child custody battle? Watch it happening to Tomas and Alis, as hurt, anger and frustration 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” 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 Fifteen | What do they want?

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Fifteen | What do they want?  Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Aug 25, 2012 WritersImprovStudio 'We keep saying that it's about Sam,' says Tomas - but it is not. A decision to separate, especially when kids are involved, is just the beginning. And what lies ahead is perhaps one of the biggest challenges life has to offer. It is Confessions time again, and we are focusing on Tomas and Alis after Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Fourteen | Tomas

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Fourteen | Tomas  Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Dec 15, 2012 WritersImprovStudio "This was not the plan. This was not how I thought this was all gonna go. I fucking put myself out there and fell in love and... I'm not enough.' Tomas tells his sister, Maria, that his marriage is over. 'Sam will be fine,' he adds, only for her to blurt out: 'Were we fine?' 4 couples. 6 friends. 5 love stories. 1 intruder. Read more [...]