MUSIC – ‘Happy’ – Hong Kong’s Own Version of the Pharrell Video

Hong Kongers came together last weekend in this tribute to Pharrell William’s ‘Happy’ music video…

The video was created by local French multimedia journalist Helene Franchineau with help from Fallout Media and Cameron Dueck.

Helene Franchineau and Fallout Media shooting in Hong Kong

Helene Franchineau & Edwin Lee shooting in Yau Ma Tei

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Maya Pope-Chappell stars alongside the mysterious Horseboy, via Alex Ogle.

It was shot over two days at iconic Hong Kong hotspots such as Mongkok, the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market, West Kowloon Waterfront, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and TST.

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The ‘making of’ from the Wall Street Journal

It was inspired by versions from other cities around the world, such as Paris.

Click here to see the original video, or here to see the 24-hour version… Below are a few shots from last Saturday’s shooting at Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market…

External video links and original clips relating to HK…

A close eye on HK’s burgeoning music scene…