Johnny Barnes – Mr. #Happy Man #Bermuda @MattMorrisFilms

Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens. Johnny Barnes can still be found at the roundabout on Crow Lane outside Hamilton, Bermuda every weekday from 4 A.M. to 10 A.M.  MattMorrisFilms.com

“Hello from Johnny” Meeting with Johnny Barnes at his house before filming the documentary short film Mr. Happy Man

Winner: Audience Award for Best Short Film- AFI/Discovery Silverdocs
Best Documentary Short Film- Sidewalk Motion Picture Festival
Honorable Mention- Nashville Film Festival
Ideal Award- Adventure Film Festival

Official Selection: DOC NYC, Aspen Shortsfest, Florida Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Bermuda International Film Festival, International Film Festival Boston, RiverRun Film Festival, Palm Springs Shortsfest, Mountainfilm Telluride, Gold Coast International Film Festival, AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs, Traverse City Film Festival, Maine International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival

Bermuda production services: Panatel VDS Color: Company 3 Sound: Skywalker Sound 

David LaHuta of outsidetelevison.com interviews Matt Morris, the filmmaker behind “Mr. Happy Man.”

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