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GTG’s Will Harper, the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Manny Pacquiao

GTG’s director and executive producer Will Harper is currently on location in the Philippines working with the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and Senator and former boxing champion Manny Pacquiao (pictured below). Harper is directing an international broadcast television series for ABS-CBN– the largest entertainment and media conglomerate in the Philippines.

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GTG’s Will Harper in the Philippines with the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte and the Secretary of the Department of the Environmental and Natural Resources Regina Lopez (lower left)

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Director Will Harper with Senator of the Philippines, former boxing champion Manny Pacquiao.

 

World’s leading love and relationship research scientists announce groundbreaking Sensitive movie sequel

Dr. Elaine Aron, psychologist and author of the international bestsellers The Highly Sensitive Person and The Highly Sensitive Person in Love and her husband, Dr. Art Aron, one of the world’s leading relationship researchers, known for his pioneering brain imaging studies of love and his famous 36 Questions for building intimacy, have partnered with the award-winning production team, The GlobalTouch Group, Inc.  from the critically acclaimed documentary Sensitive – The Untold Story to produce a sequel Sensitive and in Love.

Sensitive and in Love is the long-awaited groundbreaking documentary based on the research of Elaine and Art Aron, who have been researching love and how to make close relationships last since they met decades ago.

This is Elaine Aron’s second documentary. Her inaugural documentary- Sensitive-The Untold Story– was released in 2015 and live streamed in 64 countries at its premiere at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, CA. It was funded through a Kickstarter campaign, supported by Elaine Aron’s fans from around the world, produced and hosted by Diana Sinelnikova Harper and directed by Will Harper of The GlobalTouch Group, Inc (GTG). Singer-songwriter-activist and 7-time Grammy winner Alanis Morissette, a self declared HSP, was featured in the film along with her music.

In 1991 Dr. Aron made a breakthrough discovery: the innate temperament trait of high sensitivity. Since then, her international bestseller The Highly Sensitive Person has been translated into 18 languages and her research is published in top-tier peer reviewed journals such as The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Brain and Behavior, as well as replicated and extended by other scientists, who are interviewed in the film. There is now solid research, including fMRI and genetic studies on the subject, validating the trait. Her research found that 20% of human beings and over 100 other species have the trait. This trait reflects a certain type of survival strategy: being observant before acting. The brains of highly sensitive persons (HSPs) actually work differently than others’. HSPs think deeply, get easily overwhelmed by intense, complex or novel things, are more attentive to subtleties and have more empathy, so they cry easily.

Dr. Elaine Aron conducts her research on high sensitivity and also love together with her husband, Dr. Art Aron- the world renowned relationship researcher who gave the world 36 Questions for building intimacy.

Dr. Elaine Aron noted that “The Sensitive and in Love documentary is necessary for everyone in any kind of close relationship, or wanting to be, whether you are highly sensitive or not. So many of us are in a close relationship with an HSP, whose finely tuned nervous system, which picks up on subtleties and reflects deeply, can be a tremendous romantic asset if both partners understand it. But without that understanding, high sensitivity can make close relationships – partners and also friends and family- painful and complicated.”

Research finds that 42% of what determines a break up is partners’ genetic temperament. But there’s no “divorce” gene! It’s simply that people are so unaware of the role of innate temperament in relationships. Dr. Aron continued, “We may want our partner to change, but temperament is a factor that cannot be changed. There is so much to learn, especially but not only for the 20% of the population who were born highly sensitive, because so much is known about the trait.”

This film is based on solid research on love and specifically on highly sensitive persons (HSPs) in love. It will also capture the experiences of HSPs themselves and with their partners, and reveal the advantages to be appreciated plus the problems, and the solutions.

Elaine and Art have experienced the messages of this film: She is highly sensitive and he is not, so they have researched and lived this film every day, in the office but also at home. In 2015 they started a non-profit foundation for the study of highly sensitive persons. 100% of donations go towards further research on sensory processing sensitivity (high sensitivity) and education, including producing future films.

Dr. Aron concluded, “the intention behind Sensitive and in Love is to help with any relationship an HSP has with someone without the trait. When parents are unhappy with each other, this greatly affects their children, whether these are sensitive children or not. Hence by making the parents’ partnership better we have an opportunity to help their children, to help all children in families in which there is either one or two highly sensitive parents. Because distressed children grow up to be distressed and possibly distressing to others, helping these families gives us another vital way to serve the world through a better understanding of sensitivity.”

Per Art Aron’s research on relationships, relevant to all not just HSPs, a satisfying relationship with any other human being, predicts longevity more than not being a smoker or not being obese. In addition to this huge effect on physical health, relationship quality is the single biggest predictor of overall life happiness.

Elaine and Art Aron’s combined experience and research provide the foundation for substantial practical advice that they can offer to HSPs and their partners through the movie Sensitive and in Love.

Click to view the campaign launched by the Foundation to finance Sensitive and in Love and learn how you can be a part of this important project!

For research articles or to take a HSP test visit hsperson.com.

PASA DIYOS music video directed by GTG’s Will Harper

August 24, 2016 Philippines’ rapper, singer-songwriter and actor Young JV released his latest music video for his track Pasa Diyos. Directed by GTG’s Will Harper it features famous comedian, television presenter, endorser, actor, and recording artist, Vice Ganda.

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

PASA DIYOS by YOUNG JV directed by Will Harper

 

GTG in the PHILIPPINES

Renowned director and executive producer, Will Harper, of the Emmy Award-winning  GlobalTouch Group Inc. (GTG), is currently on location in the Philippines. Working with ABS-CBN- the largest entertainment and media conglomerate in the Philippines- Harper is travelling all over the country to direct and film an international broadcast television show entitled G Diaries.

Hosted by Secretary Regina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the show will focus on environmental awareness and aims to showcase and educate the public on the Philippines as an eco-tourist destination. G Diaries, set to air in October 2016, will feature places like Palawan, voted the number one island destination in the world. It also features celebrities like Senator Manny Pacquiao, the former boxing world champion.

GTG's Will Harper getting ready to be interviewed about GTG's film Sensitive-The Untold Story by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines, one of Asia's biggest media conglomerates.

GTG’s Will Harper getting ready to be interviewed about GTG’s film Sensitive-The Untold Story by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines, one of Asia’s biggest media conglomerates.

 

GTG's WILL HARPER AND PALAWAN TRIBE

GTG’s WILL HARPER AND PALAWAN TRIBE

FILMING G DIARIES IN PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES

FILMING G DIARIES IN PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES

FILMING G DIARIES IN PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES

FILMING G DIARIES IN PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES

GTG’S FILM ON EXAMINER’S TOP TEN MUST SEE LIST

GTG’S production Sensitive-The Untold Story has made it on Examiner’s Top Ten Must See Documentaries list. Sensitive, featuring Grammy winner Alanis Morissette, is based on the findings of best selling author, psychologist, Dr. Elaine Aron. Sensitive-The Untold Story was released on Sept. 10, 2015 in the sold out premiere at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. The film is now available on DVD and as a digital download on sensitivethemovie.com

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By Bridgitte Jackson-Buckley, Spiritual Examiner, examiner.com

The wonderful part about a well-made documentary is it allows you, for a brief moment, to step inside someone else’s story and see the world through their eyes. The hope remains that information presented through documentaries will widen the perspective through which you see the world, and increase awareness of the different possibilities.

As always, it is important to keep an open mind because “just when you thought you’d considered all the angles, life goes from a square to a cube.”

The following list are notable documentaries that focus on spiritual growth for the individual and the collective whole:

Click here to see the list

END OF A GREAT BEGINNING

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Sensitive-The Untold Story has been told. We had a full house at the world premiere on Sept. 10 at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, CA and people from 56 countries watched it on live stream. Our Facebook feed is still blowing up with comments from people around the world how this film changed their lives. Sensitive–The Untold Story is the first of the series and is based on Dr. Elaine Aron’s findings. In 1991 Dr. Aron made a breakthrough discovery: an innate trait of high sensitivity. Since then, her international bestseller “The Highly Sensitive Person” has been translated into 18 languages and her research is published in top-tier peer reviewed journals such as The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Brain and Behavior, as well as replicated and extended by other scientists. Dr. Aron found that not only 1 in 5 people are highly sensitive, but the trait occurs in the same percentage in over 100 other species. The trait has been proven through genetic and fMRI studies.  Sensitive-The Untold Story features 7-time Grammy winning singer/songwriter/activist Alanis Morissette. Her music is also in the film.

Sensitive-The Untold Story was produced by Emmy award-winning hybrid transmedia company GlobalTouch Group, Inc (GTG) (known for Oprah’s Daytime Show, Behind The Music w/Lenny Kravitz, marketing/ad campaigns for Uniworld, Westin, U.S. Army)

In the photo: film producer Diana Sinelnikova Harper (GTG), Dr. Elaine Aron (“The Highly Sensitive Person”), world renowned research psychologist Dr. Art Aron (“36 questions that lead to love”), film director Will Harper (GTG).

Alanis wrote in a letter to Dr. Elaine Aron:

” bless you for writing the book
and bless you for making this film

it is an honor to have been a part of it, and to be part of this generous outreach to so many HSP’s and their loved ones.
such a major contribution to the world.

congratulations on a truly stunning documentary…. to you and your whole team

Alanis”

 

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GTG is in Club Oculus!

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The latest GTG project we created with our partners from Amsterdam for our client Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. This all immersive 360 degree virtual reality Oculus experience is a first for Uniworld and the beginning of a great partnership for GTG. The Oculus technology gives you a virtual experience of their latest super ship Maria Theresa. It is a surreal experience, seriously- beyond imagination. This is how all travel and real estate business will be done in the very near future. The entire Uniworld project was also filmed with 6K Red Dragon, 4K Black Magic and HD drones- all creating a spectacular outcome.

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GTG and their international crew during the filming of ‘Tovkailo – Connecting Centuries’ in Kiev, Ukraine.

Uniworld’s 2016 marketing campaign by GTG

GTG goes global once again with Uniworld- a boutique river cruise collection (owned by The Travel Corporation). GTG’s Will Harper is designing and directing Uniworld’s 2016 ad campaign that includes short films, Surround Video and commercials. Will Harper was brought in to give the cruise line a “facelift” by upgrading their visual and content. Harper has selected an acclaimed international crew for the production of the campaign. The filming will take place in various locations in Europe along breathtaking Rhine, Main and Danube rivers in May 2015 on Uniworld’s newest and most luxurious Super Ship, S.S. Maria Theresa.

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GTG’s director Will Harper with cinematographer Stephan Schmidt (Amsterdam) on location in Budapest during Uniworld video campaign production.

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A shot of S.S. Maria Theresa.

ALANIS MORISSETTE & SENSITIVE

We have completed principal photography for our latest feature documentary SENSITIVE-THE UNTOLD STORY. The filming took place in United States, Canada, Switzerland, Denmark and Germany and included interviews with world renowned scientists, cinematic reenactments and real stories of  real people from all walks of life, including 7-time Grammy award winning singer, songwriter Alanis Morissette. Her compelling story and music will be featured in the film.

SENSITIVE–THE UNTOLD STORY is based on the findings of Dr. Elaine Aron, psychologist and the author of the international bestseller “The Highly Sensitive Person”.  Dr. Aron identified the temperament trait of high sensitivity 20 years ago and since then it has been scientifically proven through MRI and genetic studies. She found that 20% of the population are highly sensitive.