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Happy Massee

Set Designer, other credits: Prop Stylist

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biography

After growing up in France, and receiving his MFA
from the School of Applied Arts in Paris, American
born Happy Massee moved to New York to establish
himself as one of the top production designers. In the
past 25 years his career has spanned theater, films,
commercials, and fashion. 
 
He has worked with some of the world’s most
established directors, including: Wes Anderson, David
Lynch, Nicolas Winding Refn, Rob Marshall, David
Fincher, Michel Gondry, Michael Haussman, James
Gray and Mark Romanek. His film credits include
amongst others “Broken English” directed by Zoe
Cassavetes, “Welcome to the Rileys” directed by Jake
Scott, “Two Lovers” and “The Immigrant” directed by
James Gray.
In the world of fashion, Happy has worked with the
likes of acclaimed photographers Mert and Marcus,
Inez and Vinoodh, Peter Lindbergh, Craig McDean,
Fabien Baron for such brands as Gucci, Valentino,
Armani, Bulgari, Swarovski, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and
H&M.
 
Mr. Massee was nominated for Best Production Design
at the MVPA Awards for Keith Richard’s “Wicked As It
Seems”, and Jay Z’s “99 Problems” by director Mark
Romanek, and also received a nomination for Best
Production Design at the MTV Music Video Awards for
Madonna’s “Take A Bow”, which was elected to the
permanent video library of the MoMA of New York.
 
Recently, Happy marked his Broadway debut, by
joining Fisher Stevens and John Leguizamo on his new
one-man show “Ghetto klown”.

updates

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Gucci Bamboo Fragrance 2015
Gucci (Advertising)
published: July 2015
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Salvatore Ferragamo Spring/Summer 2015 C...
Salvatore Ferragamo (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2015
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Louis Vuitton Men's Fall 2014 Campaign
Louis Vuitton (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2014
credits: Prop Stylist
photographer: Peter Lindbergh
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Louis Vuitton Fall 2014 Men's Lookbook
Louis Vuitton (Lookbook/Catalog)
season: Fall/Winter 2014
credits: Prop Stylist
Paul & Joe S/S 14
Paul & Joe (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
photographer: Katja Rahlwes
Sisley S/S 2014
Sisley (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
photographer: Sebastian Faena
Gucci S/S 14
Gucci (Advertising)
season: Spring/Summer 2014
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Vionnet F/W 13
Vionnet (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2013
photographer: Katja Rahlwes
Gucci F/W 13 Campaign
Gucci (Advertising)
season: Fall/Winter 2013
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
Gucci Made to Measure Fragrance Campaign...
Gucci (Advertising)
published: July 2013
photographer: Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

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