The 5th Short Film Hall of Fame

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Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
I wasn't going to do it, but it doesn't look like anybody else was going to do it either. So, here we go.

The usual rules of the hall of fame apply, the only difference is that we are focusing on shorts instead of features. Anything less than 45 minutes is eligible except for previous winners.

Previous winners:

La Jetee (1962)
Harvie Krumpet (2003)
Tale of Tales (1979)
A Dog's Life (1918)
Duck Amuck (1953)
The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946)

Six people (Myself and five others) is the minimum number of participants. I won't put a cap on a maximum amount, mostly because I don't think we'll have to worry about that.

I'll bring forward more details about deadlines and all of that once we actually get people committed.

Expect the presentation to be pretty barebones compared to the usual hof presentation by all of those overachievers.

Send me your nomination.



Spots are still open through Sunday 5/29.

Nominees:

Brats (1930; James Parrott) nominated by Allaby

Reviews:
Takoma11
Captain Terror
MovieGal
Allaby
PHOENIX74
ueno_station54
SpelingError
Citizen Rules
Torgo
jiraffejustin

Night and Fog (1956; Alain Resnais) nominated by Citizen Rules

Reviews:
Takoma11
MovieGal
Allaby
PHOENIX74
Torgo
Citizen Rules
SpelingError

The House Is Black (1963; Forugh Farrokhzad) nominated by SpelingError

Reviews:
Takoma11
SpelingError
PHOENIX74
Allaby
MovieGal
Citizen Rules
jiraffejustin

Hedgehog in the Fog (1975; Yuri Norstein) nominated by Takoma11

Reviews:
Takoma11
ueno_station54
PHOENIX74
MovieGal
SpelingError
Torgo
Citizen Rules
Allaby
Captain Terror

Malice in Wonderland (1982; Vince Collins) nominated by jiraffejustin

Reviews:
Takoma11
Torgo
ueno_station54
PHOENIX74
MovieGal
Citizen Rules
Allaby
Captain Terror
Thief
SpelingError

The Heart of the World (2000; Guy Maddin) nominated by PHOENIX74

Reviews:
Takoma11
SpelingError
Citizen Rules
ueno_station54
MovieGal
Allaby
Torgo
Captain Terror

Nu (2003; Simon Staho) nominated by MovieGal

Reviews:
Takoma11
PHOENIX74
Allaby
Torgo
SpelingError

A Gun for George (2011; Matthew Holness) nominated by Captain Terror

Reviews:
Takoma11
PHOENIX74
ueno_station54
Allaby
SpelingError
MovieGal
Torgo
Captain Terror
Citizen Rules

Shell All (2015; Zaven Najjar) nominated by Torgo

Reviews:
Takoma11
Torgo
ueno_station54
PHOENIX74
MovieGal
Allaby
SpelingError
Citizen Rules

Seven (2018; James Morgan) nominated by Thief

Reviews:
Allaby
Takoma11
PHOENIX74
Citizen Rules
SpelingError
ueno_station54
Torgo

Goodbye Mommy (2019; Jack Wedge) nominated by ueno_station54

Reviews:
Takoma11
SpelingError
MovieGal
Torgo
ueno_station54
Allaby
PHOENIX74
jiraffejustin
Citizen Rules



This sounds like the kind of low-effort project I can commit to. Isn't there a thread somewhere that explains the rules? I can't find it.
Just nominate anything shorter than 45 minutes that isn't one of the films listed in the first post. Easy peasy.



Glad to see this happening and yeah first timers should join, as short films are, well....short so easy to participate!

I'll have to think about if I can come up with a good short film, I don't know any of the top of my head, I know some musty old ones



Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
If not a lot of people join, are you planning on having double nominations like last time?
I'm leaning towards no, but I'm open minded if anybody feels strongly about it.



I'm leaning towards no, but I'm open minded if anybody feels strongly about it.
I've chosen this to be my first HOF precisely because it's so easily accomplished. Any changes that make it more of a challenge are likely to discourage me from joining.
(So now's your chance to get rid of me before it's too late!)
But yeah, I'll concede to the majority of course but that's my two cents.



Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
Btw, when I get the next person’s nomination, I’ll reveal the six that we have so far and leave the door open for new folks to join until the end of next Sunday. I’ll also try to decide on the best possible deadline for something like this.



Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
I've chosen this to be my first HOF precisely because it's so easily accomplished. Any changes that make it more of a challenge are likely to discourage me from joining.
(So now's your chance to get rid of me before it's too late!)
But yeah, I'll concede to the majority of course but that's my two cents.
Trust me, this will be a very simple process. You just choose a film you want everybody else to watch, and you watch all of the films that get nominated. You rank them top to bottom, send me the list. When everybody votes, I tally 'em up. Whichever film gets the most points, that's the winner. These are all shorts, so I don't think the total runtime of all the films combined will even clock over three hours at the rate we are going.

So far:
Five nominations: 74 minutes combined runtime



Next time , be more specific.
I’m content with just one nomination per person.
I agree. I know more short films but don't wanna watch a lot.