Honorable Mention – Moorriiss the Robot (USA)

Title: Moorriiss the Robot
Runtime: 4 min
Country: USA
Director: Wade Chitwood
Placement: Honorable Mention
Competition: September, 2021

Synopsis: Before there were robots, there were tin men. Before there were tin men, there was Gordon P. Lipshitz, aka Moorriiss the Robot. Claiming to be the “first” robot in motion picture history, Gordon is, to say the least, a little peeved about his lack of recognition. In this last, and possibly only, known interview, Mr. Lipshitz discusses his career and vents his frustrations.