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Sunday
Jul082012

Mr. Happy Man

Synopsis

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.


Links

Purchase Mr. Happy Man Special Edition DVD
Johnny Barnes speaks about Mr. Happy Man


Credits

Director | Producer | Editor: Matt Morris
Featuring: Johnny Barnes
Presented by: Mary Pergola Parent
Executive Producers: David Ford, Tibby Ford, Stu Pollard
Camera: Hector Osuna
Sound: Raul Pedraza
Co-Producers: Don Payne, Senthuran Ravindran, Meg Hanson
Line Producer: Wendi Fiedler/Panatel VDS
Re-Recording Mixer: Bob Edwards/Skywalker Sound
Colorist: Jeremy Sawyer/Company 3
Interviews: Desmond Fountain, Jennifer Titterton, Stefan Burton-Schnull, Carol Marshall, Darnell Wynn, Karen Jones, Megan Provencher, Samantha Astwood
Travel provided by: Neill Currie
Driver: Delroy Bennett
Additional Services: Deeb studios

Awards

AUDIENCE AWARD BEST SHORT FILM- AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT- Sidewalk Film Festival
HONORABLE MENTION- Nashville Film Festival
IDEAL AWARD- Adventure Film Festival


Festivals

Bermuda International Film Festival
Aspen Shortsfest
DOC NYC
Florida Film Festival
Nashville Film Festival
Independent Film Festival Boston
RiverRun Film Festival
Palm Springs International Shortsfest
Mountainfilm Telluride
AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs
Gold Coast International Film Festival
Maine International Film Festival
Traverse City Film Festival
St. Louis International Film Festival
Port Townsend International Film Festival
Adventure Film Festival