“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 [...]

Release Yourselves from the Blame and Guilt

        We go over it over and over again, finding all kinds of problems with ourselves.  “I wasn’t good enough,” “I did everything wrong and did not please them enough,”  “I should have loved them more,”  “The other person was better at loving them than me,” ..... but the fact remains that the relationship fell apart.  So we need to release ourselves from the blame and guilt.  Do this for yourself your ex did what they did for themselves.     Would 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 [...]

The Story Begins Mamma Bear Plus 6

          It has been a year and it is still difficult to share this story with anyone outside my small circle of close friends & family. I will be very discriminating on details, not sure there will ever be an acceptable amount of time between then and the present that will make me want to dig up and share those deep ugly mental images. It is not something that I thought I would ever want to talk about or share with anyone, but it is amazing what can be accomplished 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 [...]

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 | Chapter Nine | Alis I

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Nine | Alis I  Warning some episodes have strong language!       Published on Nov 5, 2012 WritersImprovStudio "So if you could choose to live outside of yourself, what would it be like?" asks Marc, and Alis falls in love. 4 couples. 6 friends. 5 affairs. 42 seconds of happiness. Featuring the ensemble of the Writers Improv Studio, 42 Seconds of Happiness is a web series made from improvisations which examine with tender honesty the intimate Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Two | The Dinner II

  42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Two | The Dinner II  Warning some episodes have strong language!      Published on Sep 8, 2012  WritersImprovStudio   The Dinner continues... Will Tomas and Alis find back together? What does their breakup mean to their friends? 4 couples. 6 friends. 5 affairs. 42 seconds of happiness. Featuring the ensemble of the Writers Improv Studio, 42 Seconds of Happiness is a web series made from improvisations which examine with tender honesty Read more [...]