Reminder! Sign-up by Sept. 15 5pm EST for Exclusive Online Screening of "Crossing Bhutan" this Weekend!
Additional Screening Added @ SBIFF This Fri Feb. 12th, 11AM at the Lobero!
Hey Kickstarters ~
Just wanted to drop you a quick note to share the news - our World Premiere screenings at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival exceeded our wildest... Read more
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Screening Times Announced! [Feb. 5 & 7]
Hey Kickstarters ~
We've just found out that our film will premiere at one of the prime spots at SBIFF - 7pm on Friday, Feb. 5th at the historic Lobero... Read more
"Crossing Bhutan" to premiere at Santa Barbara International Film Festival!
At long last, we can share the news ...
Crossing Bhutanwill have it’s world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival next month, between Feb 3... Read more
Exciting News - World Premiere Confirmed for February 2016! (+ Other Important Updates)
We’re over the moon with excitement.
We’ve just learned that the film has been accepted to an outstanding film festival for it’s World Premiere in February 2016!
We... Read more
Unreleased Clip #1 from The Happiest Place film
Spring has sprung! I hope you’re enjoying the change in weather and new energy.
If you didn’t catch it, in our last update we shared results from our... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving! + Rough Cut Screening Feedback
Hope you had a warm, cozy Thanksgiving filled with quality time with loved ones.
Since our last update, we’ve held Kickstarter rough cut screenings in NYC and the... Read more
Successful NYC screening; Upcoming rough cut screening in San Francisco on October 16th!
~ Hey Kickstarters ~
I have exciting news.
On Sept. 19th in NYC we had our first successful rough cut screening of The Happiest Place!
While it was quite... Read more
Music Videos for Imogen Heap's Original Score for The Happiest Place Go LIVE!
What happened when Grammy award-winning producer and musician Imogen Heap hiked the Bhutanese Himalayas with The Happiest Placeteam - then got her hands hundreds of hours of... Read more
Rough Cut Screenings Draw Near!
Summer is upon us! If that’s not a reason for happiness, I’m not sure what is.
After a momentary pause preparing for the TEDxStanford talk about the film, I’ve jumped... Read more
Watch Ben's TEDxStanford talk about the film here!
Hope this message find you healthy and happy!
On May 10th, I had the privilege of speaking at TEDxStanford as the final speaker of the day. The talk,... Read more
Catch Ben talking about the film tomorrow @ TEDxStanford livestream (between 5 - 7pm Pacific)
To our amazing backers ~
Ben here. I just wanted to give you a heads up that I’ll will be speaking about the film at TEDxStanford this Saturday, May 10th... Read more
#thisishappiness + HuffPo Live!
I just wanted to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who contributed to our #thisishappiness campaign. It brought us waves of happiness throughout our World Happiness Day to see... Read more
Help Launch #thisishappiness for World Happiness Day!
We’ve got some exciting updates for you.
World Happiness Day and the #thisishappiness Launch!
Tomorrow, Ben will be featured on HuffingtonPost live at 12:30 EST for World Happiness... Read more
The Happiest Thanksgivukkah to You! (+ a long awaited update)
I hope your Thanksgivukkah was warm and filled with loved ones (+ latkas and stuffing)!
I wanted to take the opportunity to share my deepest gratitude to all of you... Read more
New photos + blog post + Google Hangout with Ben TONIGHT, 9PM EST (in one hour)!
Lots of goodness to announce.
Google Hangout! TONIGHT at 9PM EST (Less than an hour away!)
Join to get an update on the film and hear about the... Read more
Join a Google Hangout with Ben (The Happiest Place Film Director) Tue. August 13th, 9pm EST!
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Save the date! On Tuesday, August 13th at 9pm ESTwe'll be holding our very first Google Hangout for The... Read more
Back to Bhutan!
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Kuzu Zangpo La Kickstarters!
I wanted to share a quick video update on the film:
After more than a year... Read more
Spring Update on The Happiest Place Film!
This post is long overdue!
I’ve been waiting until we had something meaningful to share an update, and now we do. After getting our first rough assembly of the film... Read more
Our first rough assembly of The Happiest Place!
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Almost a year after production in Bhutan we have our first full assembly of the film!
Thanks... Read more
300 Hours, 100 Colored Notecards, and a White Wall
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~ Kuzu Zangpo! ~
The last few weeks we’ve jumped headfirst into post-production for The Happiest Place.... Read more
The Journey Comes Full Circle
Taking on a creative project of this scale is daunting.
At one point, midway through our second trek in Bhutan, I was ready to quit. I was beyond the point... Read more
LAST TWO DAYS - Help The Happiest Place across the finish line!
(or "Thank You!", for those who don't speak Dzongka)
When, almost a month ago, we launched the Kickstarter campaign for The Happiest Place film, we never anticipated the... Read more
Behind-the-scenes Microdoc Part II : Imogen Heap + The Happiest Place
Over a week ago we shared Part 1 of a behind-the-scenes documentary on Grammy-award winning musician Imogen Heap’s process on scoring the film.
Now, we’re excited to share Part 2... Read more
Tiny Himalayan Country Makes Big Splash on Kickstarter
Unreal. We’ve crossed another milestone -- 80K -- making us the most funded film project live on Kickstarter!
THANK YOU everyone who has supported us in bringing this project to... Read more
Behind-the-scenes microdoc: Imogen Heap + The Happiest Place
First, a huge THANK YOUto everyone who has supported the project to date -- with your help, we’ve pushed past our first stretch goal of $55,000 for color correction and... Read more
The Happiest Place - Video Memory #1 - Jangothang Basecamp
We have crossed 500 backers! The campaign momentum is great and we are seeing growing interest from a variety several publications including the New York Times. 15% of those who... Read more
48 hours, $45k - so what now? (stretch goals, new prize levels)
Unbelieveable. 48 hours into the campaign and we’ve hit our goal of $45k!
Words cannot describe how moved I am to have all the support we’ve had for this... Read more
~ Kadinchey ~ (thank you in Dzongkha)
Friends of The Happiest Place,
Wow. I feel like I've been riding a wave of love and support unlike anything I've experienced.
The project has been posted a little more... Read more