Shot entirely on an iPhone X. The Other Side of Happiness is a short film that explores the painful choice between knowing love and knowing ourselves. Through the film, we follow our protagonist as she decides whether to stay or leave her partner once she realizes the only thing missing from her life is herself. It begs questions about self-identity in a relationship and the tragedy of finding true love before finding yourself.
The Other Side of Happiness has been accepted by six film festivals across the United States. It was nominated for "Best First Time Director" and the film's leading lady, Hannah McKechnie, won "Best Actress" for her performance.
The film was created with $0 Budget and was filmed on an iPhone 8 using only two protable LED lights as a light source.
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