• the worst person in the world is a short film that was written and directed by matt johnson and released in 2016. the film is a dark comedy that follows the misadventures of a struggling writer named ted, who is dealing with a string of bad luck and a series of disastrous relationships. as ted navigates his messy personal life, he becomes increasingly bitter and jaded, and he begins to lash out at those around him. the film explores themes of ambition, isolation, and the struggles of the creative process. despite its dark tone, the worst person in the world is a surprisingly funny and relatable film that will resonate with anyone who has ever felt lost and adrift in their own life.