1. How do you ensure contentment? A good pessimist knows just how.

    In this film for The School of Life, I teamed up with an amazing group of artists, exploring a mix of different animation techniques to tell you how you can become a good pessimist.

    All this is written and narrated by the great philosopher Alain de Botton.

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    SCRIPT
    Alain de Botton

    DIRECTOR
    Claudio Salas

    DESIGNERS
    Stephen Kelleher — stephenkelleher.com
    Emily Suvanvej — emy-su.com
    Bee Grandinetti — beegrandinetti.com
    Brian Gossett — brianmichaelgossett.com
    Tuna Bora — tunabora.com
    Ege Soyuer — egesoyuer.com
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Nicolo Bianchino — nicolobianchino.com
    Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits — moth.studio
    Joe Donaldson — jodie.work
    Rasmus Bak — vimeo.com/rasmusbak
    Kyle Strope — kylestrope.com
    Daniel Chester — moth.studio
    Daniel Oeffinger — oeffinger.com
    Damien Correll — damiencorrell.com
    Yker Moreno — ykermoreno.com
    Gonzalo Menevichian — gonzalomenevichian.com
    Jay Quercia — jayquercia.com
    Chris Phillips — phibs.tv
    Mikey Please — mikeyplease.co.uk
    Cesar Pelizer — cesarpelizer.co.uk
    Yuki Yamada — ykymd.com
    Johnny Kelly — johnnykel.ly

    SOUND DESIGN
    David Kamp — studiokamp.com

    STORYBOARDS & EDIT
    Claudio Salas

    2D ANIMATORS
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Ege Soyuer — egesoyuer.com
    Nicolo Bianchino — nicolobianchino.com
    Sander van Dijk — sandervandijk.tv
    Bee Grandinetti — beegrandinetti.com
    Joe Donaldson — jodie.work
    Rasmus Bak — vimeo.com/rasmusbak
    Nick Petley — vimeo.com/nickpetle
    Andreas Bjørn Hansen — andreasbjoern.com
    Kyle Strope — kylestrope.com
    Daniel Chester — moth.studio
    Daniel Oeffinger — oeffinger.com
    Justin Lawes — justinlawes.com
    Gonzalo Menevichian — gonzalomenevichian.com
    Jay Quercia — jayquercia.com
    Chris Phillips — phibs.tv

    3D ANIMATORS
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Ege Soyuer — egesoyuer.com
    Andreas Bjørn Hansen — andreasbjoern.com
    Chris Phillips — phibs.tv
    Cesar Pelizer — cesarpelizer.co.uk

    CEL ANIMATORS
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Ege Soyuer — egesoyuer.com
    Daniel Oeffinger — oeffinger.com
    Olivia Blanc — cargocollective.com/oliblanc
    Bee Grandinetti — beegrandinetti.com
    Gonzalo Menevichian — gonzalomenevichian.com
    Jay Quercia — jayquercia.com

    COMPOSITORS
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Ege Soyuer — egesoyuer.com
    Nick Petley — vimeo.com/nickpetle
    Andreas Bjørn Hansen — andreasbjoern.com
    Yker Moreno — ykermoreno.com
    Jay Quercia — jayquercia.com
    Chris Phillips — phibs.tv
    Cesar Pelizer — cesarpelizer.co.uk

    MODEL MAKERS
    Emily Suvanvej — emy-su.com
    Mikey Please — mikeyplease.co.uk

    STOP MOTION ANIMATORS
    Claudio Salas — claudiosalas.com
    Mikey Please — mikeyplease.co.uk

    SPECIAL THANKS
    Xoana Herrera — xoanaherrera.com
    Esteban Esquivo — behance.net/estebanesquivo
    Gergely Wootsch — gergely-wootsch.com
    Philip Walker Davies — battlecatstudios.com

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