4 RPS Short Films

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RPS has been a popular theme for many short films and the Think Three blog is highlighting a few that we have come across over the years. The films vary in production values and quality but we applaud each and every filmmaker for using RPS as a springboard to creativity….(READ MORE)

RPS has been a popular theme for many short films and the Think Three blog is showcasing a few that we have come across over the years. The films vary in production values and quality but we applaud each and every filmmaker for using RPS as a springboard to creativity. 

HitplayRPS

Rock Paper Scissors by Hitplay.ca (20:00 min) was made by Pure Gold Productions who dubs their movie A tribute to everything we love about fight movies from the 80’s, Rock Paper Scissors tells the story of Rocco Cuts, a man desperate to avenge the death of his brother Nino at the hands of the ruthless Tom Hammer, champion of the professional Rock Paper Scissors world.

The movie is full of RPS action and references WRPSS’s own Wojek Smallsoa through his famous quote "To the beginner the choses are few; to the expert the choices are many.

To download Hitplay’s Rock Paper Scissors (via youtube.com)

 

RPS Success

Rock Paper Success – The Ian Dubinsky Story (9:49 min)dubs their short a once in a lifetime a film…that changes how we think about Rock Paper Scissors. It is shot in the mockumentary style and follows an RPS prodigy who’s scissors one night "didn’t cut it" and has to battle from the back of the pack.

Standout film of the lot (despite some obvious RPS blamsphamy) and standout performance by the trainer: Clancy Merriweather.

To download RPS Success 

 

RPS Instructional Video

RPS instructional video (6:10 mi) This highschool short guides you through the basics of what to expect at your first RPS tournament.

To download RPS Instructional Video (via youtube.com)

 RPS Episode 1

RPS Episode1 (28:50 min)- This ambitious film is set in the year 2020 and tells a somewhat disjointed story of three agents on a misson under the guidance of Steven Hawking. The short is the longest of the bunch and has only a very small RPS sequence near the beginning.

To Download RPS Episode1 (NOTE: the film is hidden in plain sight in the top right hand corner of the homepage.)