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"Hearts of Dorkness" is a Mockumentary web video about a teenager-produced, shoestring-budget short that chronicles four geeks attempting to create a 200 million dollar film based on Skyrim with a budget of their pocket change. It can be viewed on YouTube here.

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  • All Just a Dream: In the opening sequence, the Director receives an Academy Award in the category of Best Everything before waking up, fully clothed, with all of his friends in the room with him.
  • Camera Abuse: During The Director's second freak-out, the filming of the scene's last shot suggests that he slapped the camera out of Steve's hand as an enraged reaction to his statement that the film would never be finished.
  • G-Rated Drug: The Director becomes addicted to Red Bull.
  • It's All About Me: The Director thanks himself four times in a dream award acceptance speech, and repeatedly refers to Skyrim: The Movie as "my movie" and "my big shot."
  • Jerkass: The Director forces his only friends to fund his movie by threatening them with a spiked hammer, sells one of said friends' prized Pokeball and uses the money to buy luxury items for himself, and takes pretty much all of the credit for their collaboration, when his friends did most of the work.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: The Director. This is established in the very first scene when the Director receives the Oscar in the category of "Best Everything" for his creation of Skyrim: The Movie. The announcer voice-over is done by the actor that portrays the Director, and in his brief acceptance speech, the Director thanks himself four times. And Batman.
  • Take That!: At M. Nigh Shyamalan's The Last Airbender. "We could make an epic, Hollywood blockbuster, like Avatar!" "You mean the guy with the arrow on his head?" "No, that movie's stupid."
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: Averted. Kyle's attempt to hit the Director with his prop sword utterly fails.
  • Too Dumb to Live: The Director rents out an entire theater when he could've used that money to fund his film.
  • Wham Line: "You haven't actually played Skyrim, have you?" Suddenly, our story transitions from an obsessive, delusional fanboy recruiting his friends to help make a Skyrim film that he hopes will be a massive hit, to an egotistical Jerkass manipulating his only friends (all of whom actually like Skyrim) into helping him make a movie that he will take all of the credit for, so that he can receive all of the supposed fame and fortune that will come with it.


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