FILM: I'd Like To Be Happy.
Written by Rachel McKinney. Directed by Noel Neeb.
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I'd Like To Be Happy.


Romance / Drama

Inspiration/Tag Line

Some things can't be fixed with a bandaid. 

Log Line
Emma discovers her late mother has left her a birthday present intended to help heal her past and start a new chapter in her life.


As children, Emma and Ben were inseparable from the first moment they met. As adults, they had what seemed to be an idyllic life filled with adventures, a great family, a wedding to plan, and a baby on the way. Then one night, their life went into free fall. The chasm of grief was too great after the loss their child and they couldn’t find their way back to each other. Seven years later Emma returns to NYC for her mother’s funeral, who left Emma a birthday present with a mysterious inscription, "That which was lost, can be found again..." and by chance reunites Emma and Ben for one more adventure. Will they take a chance at love again or has time passed them by? 


Nick Norfords

Noël Neeb (Co-Founder, Producer, Director)

Raised in Texas, I always dreamed of launching new works and classics on an international level. Dreams do come true. Since moving to New York, some of my directing experience includes: critically acclaimed European Premiere Grasmere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tough Guys Don't Shoot Blanks at the Fringe NYC at the Barrow Street Theatre, and Disillusioned at The Midtown International Theater Festival (picked up for an extended run & Winner, Top 3 Short Subject Plays). I am an Associate Member of Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, a Lincoln Center Director's Lab Alumna and have studied with Jean-Guy Lacat and viewpoints creator Mary Overlie. For a complete list of credits, check out:

Nick Norfords (Producer/Editor)

Nick is an award winning producer/editor who splits his time between Maine, New York, and Los Angeles. He is the co-creator and producer of the long running, groundbreaking paranormal webseries “Haunt ME.” He has successfully produced and crowd-funded multiple short films, guiding them from idea through editing to distribution. Nick also is a professional Script Supervisor in variety television, working on countless live and taped shows such as The Emmy Awards, The Tonight Show, The Kennedy Center Honors, and Disney’s Holiday Specials. Check out:

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Rachel McKinney (Producer/Actor)

Having grown up as the youngest of three girls, living in Chile, Mexico and Arizona & raised by Texan parents, I’ve always been surrounded by people & places that have sparked my imagination for storytelling. Since moving to New York, a few of my accomplishments include: co-founding RoaN Productions, co-starring in film Shades of Gray, gaining international acclaim portraying Dorothy Wordsworth in European Premiere Grasmere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and the webisode series Heroes and Monsters. For more information, check out: