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Making HAPPY was a labor of love, and we can’t wait for you to watch it.

If you would like to arrange a theatrical or charity screening near you, please send inquires to the filmmaker, Michael Patrick McKinley


About the Film

The Making of HAPPY, or What To Do When You Believe You've Had An Actual Epiphany.

In the Summer of 2015, I made a delightful new social media acquaintance in visual artist, Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman. That was just about the time that a taped TEDx Talk he'd given earlier in the year, hit the internet. I was more than curious about what my talented new friend might have to say on such an inspiring and prestigious platform! Leonard's talk was roughly 12 minutes long. It was incredibly powerful, and when it was finished, I had tears streaming down my face. I wasn't yet sure of the purpose, but I clearly understood that our paths had crossed for a reason...and that talk he gave stuck with me for months, like oatmeal to your ribs in Winter!

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