Editor Akiko Iwakawa worked closely with Stefan Sagmeister and Ben Nabors to shape feature doc The Happy Film, which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film centers on renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister who undergoes a series of self-experiments to test once and for all if it’s possible for a person to have a meaningful impact on their own happiness. Can he redesign his personality to become a better person? Is it possible to train his mind to get happier? He pursues three controlled experiments of meditation, therapy, and drugs, grading himself along the way. But real life creeps in and confounds the process: art, sex, love, and death prove impossible to disentangle. His unique designs and painfully personal experiences mark a journey that travels closer to himself than ever intended.