Happy People Are Happy

Can we train ourselves to be happy ? Help us to discover and deliver happiness to the most !

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Happy People Are Happy

<p> <img alt="Capture_d__cran_2014-03-23___21.26.09" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78342/Capture_d__cran_2014-03-23___21.26.09.png"></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><i>Introspection on what makes us really happy makes us feel more conscious about the simplicity of this feeling.</i></strong></p> <p> <i>Happiness is an emotion, </i><em>just as we can train ourselves to be unstressed, we can also train ourselves to be happy ! </em><em>The most important part of this training is to know that we can do it.</em></p> <p> <i>The goal of this project is to share this awareness with the most  people possible!</i></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Why are you happy ?</strong></p> <p> We will ask this question to six people: «<strong>Happy Ambassadors</strong>». We will try to find them in six different parts of the world (France,Tanzania, U.S.A, the Amazon, Mongolia and Japan) in order to show that this feeling is universal.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Pays" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/77624/pays.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Happy People Are Happy works like a  doctor's prescription :</strong></p> <p>  </p> <p> the six ten-minute episodes are <strong>six happy doses</strong>, that you can watch whenever you want or whenever you need!</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> How we will look for these six Happy Ambassadors ?</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><i>1st meeting:</i></strong></p> <p> We will start our journey with someone we have known for a long time. We will meet him in Harlem. Since we started this project we knew that we wanted to film his life. We can’t wait to introduce you to <strong>Archie</strong>, a man whose life has been guided by art. An old New Yorker, he owns an art shop where you can buy everything, furnitures included.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><i>Happy booth :</i></strong></p> <p> We will set up a street booth on which you can read "What Makes You Happy?". Passengers passing by will have the opportunity to <strong>show</strong>, in their own style, the way they <strong>feel happy</strong>. after that we will pick one to be a Happy Ambassadors. </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><i>Charity Organisation :</i></strong></p> <p> We’re now working with <strong>Afrique Durable</strong> that offers to young africans the ability to attend French business schools. At the same time they work in Africa to build a library and places of knowledge and exchange. They accepted our project in order to set up <strong>Happy Meetings</strong>, once the documentary will be finished. They will also introduce us to natives in Tanzania who still live like their ancestors !</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong><i>Path :</i></strong></p> <p> We will follow a flow of people by asking them who’s the person they think is the happiest among their relatives. Then we will meet them and find the one that will became a Happy Ambassador. Therefore we can <strong>study the differences</strong> between what we show and the <strong>deep feelings</strong> we have. This is a key point that will <strong>teach </strong>us how to deliver a true and easy to understand documentary.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Mazzali" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78314/Mazzali.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>A documentary ?</strong></p> <p> Not only. Happy People are Happy is a <strong>cinematographic work</strong>. A <strong>hybrid</strong> creation. The three of us are truly passionate about cinema, photography, scenario and post-production, all of these parts that makes a documentary and even more takes are a key point in our work. With all our heart and techniques we will focus on the <strong>finest details </strong>to deliver to you a master piece. From lightings to composition, you’ll truly see the difference with a handheld style documentary. <strong>Our engagement</strong> is to deliver a truly accessible and unique story in its finest details.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Building the story</strong></p> <p> Every episode will be accompanied by a different musical style. From opera to electronic, we will build episode like <strong>music videos</strong>. Three different axis will be treated :</p> <p> - <strong>Meetings with people. </strong>Their environments and the details of their daily life.</p> <p> - <strong>The movies they will shoot.</strong> Thanks to a video camera that we will lend them for 24 hours. Their mission will be to film the moments when they feel happy.</p> <p> - <strong>Exhibits or performances</strong>. They will be made once we head back to France and they will represent the sum of the Happy Ambassadors feelings as well as ours.</p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>Follow us !</strong></p> <p> Every week, we will make small clips that will show you how the project is going on.. You will also find some extra <strong>photos</strong> and <strong>stories</strong> that we want to share. During this whole adventure you will have the ability to <strong>interact </strong>with us, some of the backers will even have the opportunity to access an early version of the documentary ! Finally we will give you some cinematographic <strong>tips and techniques</strong> along with the making of clips.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Happy-journal" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78338/happy-journal.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> <strong>SOS in Bel Air is a 3 persons team : </strong></p> <p> <i>Filmmaker and D.O.P : </i>Gandalf de Maupeou d’Ableiges de Monbail</p> <p> <i>Engineer :</i> Yacine Remini</p> <p> <i>Art director and Motion Designer : </i>Lucile Vidaud</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Logosos" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78312/LogoSOS.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p> <p> On the side of this project, we work all together in<strong> SOS in Bel Air</strong>, a <strong>Design Filmmaking</strong> Company that we own. Therefore we have a strong experiences on building this kind of project moreover we’re all backpackers. We’re also all together in <strong>EMLYON Business School</strong> and <strong>Centrale Lyon</strong> <strong>Engineer School</strong>. Happy People Are happy is a guideline for SOS in Bel Air but not only. It follows a <strong>lifelong project</strong> we already illustrated in personal works, exhibits, videos, photography and art installations.</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Logoidea" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78313/Logoidea.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p>  </p>

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<p> Firstly, <strong>AN AMAZINGLY BIG THANK YOU</strong>  for the help you will give us, the amount doesn’t matter since the most important is to know that our work is supported.</p> <p>  </p> <p> the overall budget is around 40 000€, which is really not much for a 4 month long and 3 persons team movie. It included the minimum we need to travel, live and the gear.</p> <p>  </p> <p> Our bet is to be <strong>broadcasted on television</strong>. This is the essence of the project, we really want to <strong>share</strong> a clear message with a wide audience !</p> <p> This means <strong>high quality</strong> and lots of constraints on set and on post production.</p> <p>  </p> <p> A <strong>personal investment</strong> of 25 000€ gave us the hardware to deliver a real cine-style documentary :</p> <p> -FS700 + Accessories: 10 000€</p> <p> -FS100 + Accessories:  3 000€</p> <p> -Brushless Gimbal: 3 000€</p> <p> -Led panels: 1 000€</p> <p>  </p> <p> Total: 17 000€</p> <p>   And some of the journey expenses :   -Visas: 150€ -Food: 300€/month = 120€ -Inner country travels: 150€ -Hosting: 1000€   Total : 2500 X 3 = 7500€   -Car rental: 500€  </p> <p> This campaign is here to boost a <strong>2 year long</strong> project. Most of the of this campaign will go to plane tickets and work with various music artists.</p> <p>  </p> <p> -Plane Ticket: 3 X 2100€ = 6300€</p> <p> -Mastering: 1000€</p> <p> -Making of the rewards : 1200€</p> <p> -Kisskiss fare: 720 €</p> <p>  </p> <p> We want to be on set for <strong>4 month</strong> in order to capture all the <strong>details</strong> and create a <strong>t</strong><strong>rue connection</strong> with the people we meet.</p> <p>  </p> <p> If with your help we get <strong>20 000 €</strong> we will have the opportunity to reach the Amazon, meet different <strong>tribes </strong>and achieve the highest expectations we have for this documentary, that we hope, <strong>will change the way we think</strong> !</p> <p>  </p> <p> <img alt="Titre-fin" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/78315/Titre-fin.jpg"></p> <p>  </p> <p> © photography : Veronika Istomina, Doha Sam, Eblazer, Massali</p>

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