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(EVOKATION) The Story of Happiness


UPDATE (August 1, 2010)
To follow, support, and be a part of the project (the winner of an international mentorship and participation in the EVOKE challenge on Global Giving), please go here: http://storyofhappiness.com

ORIGINAL (May 20, 2010)
Here is my completed Evokation, The Story of Happiness.


Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on the previous drafts, as well as to those who have agreed to be "global allies" in contributing to the future of this project's vision. I will be in touch.

Agent Paul Holze

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Comment by Ternura Rojas on May 20, 2010 at 9:29am
Hi Paul, I just put the link for this evokation in the main list. Good Luck! and thanks for this, T
Comment by Michele Baron on May 20, 2010 at 2:03pm
again, best of good luck to you. the project looks great, and I look forward to helping as appropriate!! good evokation, good evoking!!
Comment by John D. Boyden on May 20, 2010 at 2:33pm
Looks good. I suggest contrasts-If you haven't considered it already- As an ideal is portrayed show a reality, then options opportunities to move that "reality" towards happiness.
Comment by Victor Udoewa on May 20, 2010 at 2:42pm
Paul, GREAT evoke! Even if you say you have bad equipment, you make great films. Though you might say some things would be different with better equipment, it doesn't appear like that. It looks as if much of the effects are purposeful and chosen. Good stuff! I hope you get an evokation grant! I could see this being bigger than Urbana-Champaigne and being a general doc**entary that goes to festivals. It's important for us to consider happiness and what we're doing with our crazy lives. I'm trying to do that now!!
Comment by Laura Dawson on May 20, 2010 at 5:47pm
Paul, You probable already read my notes on this wonderful evokation! Don't stop now. It is great and amazing and worthwhile.
Keep in touch...and Be In Good Health.
Comment by Chris Ke Sihai on May 21, 2010 at 1:10am
Paul, this is great! I would like to introduce you to a friend of mine who recently produced his first movie and managed to get it shown at Cannes Film Festival; http://pinoysunday.com/

Drop me a line, maybe he can help you out.
Comment by Paul Holze on May 23, 2010 at 5:51am
Thanks again everyone...for the positive feedback, the helpful suggestions and ideas, and for the openness of being part of the story down the road.

Great news has come the past couple days with local contacts committing to the project in terms of being a part of the development of the films. And I plan on pursuing all the resources and contacts you all and others have offered in support. - Paul
Comment by Evo on May 25, 2010 at 3:06pm
Best wishes in this endeavor Paul! You may want to talk to Adrian Belic, finishing a doc**entary now called HAPPY that may be influential as you continue this work.
Comment by Paul Holze on May 26, 2010 at 9:53pm
Thank you, Evo. After reading your comment I looked up Adrian (and his brother) and their work is very inspiring. They also grew up (with Chris Nolan) not far from where I live. Though their films through WadiRum productions, including Happy, take a different angle on things, they share a lot of similar interests of mine...very fascinating
Comment by Buffy B on June 4, 2010 at 5:29am
Good progress Paul!

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