short fix: MR. HAPPY MAN

In this docu-short by Short Fix alumni, Matt Morris, Johnny Barnes AKA Mr. Happy Man of Hamilton, Bermuda spreads the love 5 days a week.

Ok, here’s this week’s Short Fix, Mr. Happy Man


Matt Morris is an award-winning filmmaker living in Winter Park, FL. In 2008, he produced and directed Pickin’ & Trimmin’, an Emmy® nominated documentary short that was an official selection of over 2 dozen international film festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand and Aspen Shortsfest. The film has won 7 awards, including Best Documentary Short at the Woodstock and Florida film festivals.

His next short, Watermelon Man premiered Florida Film Festival 2010 and has screened at the Nashville Film Festival and Palm Springs Shortsfest.

His current film Mr. Happy Man has screened at DOC NYC, Aspen Shortsfest, IFFBoston, Nashville Film Festival, and more. It won the audience award for Best Short Film at AFI Silverdocs and Grand Jury award for Best Documentary Short at the Sidewalk Film Festival.

Previously, Matt co-edited and contributed to the book Superheroes And Philosophy for Open Court Press. He attended Harvard University and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

February 21st, 2012 • No Comments

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