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Detective MJ : Shadow of a Hero

Detective Mason Jones aka Detective MJ, is a Washington DC homicide detective, who is caught in between a homicide case and a war between two gangsters that run the Washington DC underground scene.

  • Morris D. Small
    A city in chaos, Detective MJ (short film)
  • Morris D. Small
    Detective MJ (short film)
  • Morris D. Small
    Key Cast
    "Detective MJ"
    American Wisper, TV One network series: Thou shalt Not & For my Man
  • Tray Chaney
    Key Cast
    HBO's "THE WIRE" (POOT), BOUNCE network series:SAINTS AND SINNERS -Kendrick Murphy
  • John Thompson (comedian)
    Key Cast
    "Detective Wheels"
    TV One series: For My man, Riot Comedy club, New York Broadway Comedy club, Flapplers comedy club (Burbank, CA)
  • Cory Cunningham
    Key Cast
    "NY Tommy"
  • Rolfini Whidbee
    Key Cast
    "Boss Tiny"
  • Vincent Sistrunk
    Key Cast
    "Detective Murray"
  • LaTonya Blue
    Key Cast
    A City in Chaos
  • Nikki Smallwood
    Key Cast
    "Courtney/DC police officer"
  • Akiba Robinson
    Key Cast
    TV One series: EVIL TWIN,
  • Monica Leigh
    Key Cast
    "Patricia Peppersneed"
  • Morris D. Small
    Detective MJ (short film)
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 11 minutes 20 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Vegas Movie Awards

    United States
    Winner "Best Duo"
  • L.A. Neo Noir Novel, Film, & Script Online Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Best Film
  • Toronto Film Magazine Fest

  • Kosice International Monthly Film Festival

  • LA Sun Film Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    Official selection
  • GIMFA (Gralha International Monthly Film Awards)
    Best Comedy
Director Biography - Morris D. Small

The Washington D.C. native Morris D. Small has been selected to vote for the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards for "Outstanding  performances". Furthermore, has been the recipient of best actor in a short film DMV at the WMIFF for "A City in Choas", best supporting actor in a feature film at the "Best Actor Awards New York" MARH-APRIL 2020 for "American Wisper" available on AmazonVideo, received multiple awards for the Best Comedy short film noir and Top 100 noir films at the LANEFF in Los Angeles, CA for the short film"Detective MJ" and represented by Actors Image PR in Los Angeles, CA the roster includes the Tony and Emmy award winner Vincent De Paul.

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Director Statement

We look forward to entering the "Detective MJ: Shadow of a Hero" movie into film festivals and allow the audience to enjoy the comedy and talented hard working cast members.