Well, it’s that time of year again: The 2006 AnimeMusicVideos.org Viewers Choice Awards have begun.
I’m sorry for the delay in getting it up and running. Since we were switching main servers, the site code structure was also changing. I didn’t want to create the pages for the old structure just to have to turn around and fit them for the new structure. But now that Derobert has the new server up and running just fine, we can get on with things. ^_^
for this year are nearly identical to last year’s with no significant changes (yet). If anyone has any objections/suggestions to the rules, now is the time to speak up while we’re still in “suggest category
I did a preliminary sweep of how many videos are dis/qualified and come up with these numbers:
videos disqualified for blank anime: 3498
videos disqualified for ambiguous anime: 112
videos disqualified for blank music: 4148
videos disqualified for ambiguous music: 712
videos disqualified for all non-anime video entry: 189
videos disqualified for no indication of all videos in catalog: 11958
videos qualified: 6048
The number of qualified videos is already greater than previous years:
2002 -- 1049
2003 -- 1505
2004 -- 2452
2005 -- 4760
2006 -- 6048
Of course, the 2006 number are very preliminary since you still have the opportunity to fix your video entries to become qualified.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE “ALL VIDEOS IN CATALOG” INDICATION IS VERY IMPORTANT!
This indication can act as an “opt out” switch for those members who do not want their videos to participate in this year’s VCAs. However, it is highly encouraged that all videos participate. Be sure to check your list of qualifying videos
to see if there are any other problems with your video entries.
The schedule of events
is very similar to last year. One notable difference is that there are three weeks to get first-round nominations in since there are so many potential entries this year. This first round is very important since only videos that get past the first round will have a chance to get to the final round. Getting several thousand videos down to groups of 20 is a large undertaking.
The VCA Shameless Promotions 2006
forum is now in full swing. Please be sure to promote videos other than your own
. (You can still promote your own video there too.) Having everyone check out new videos they may have missed is what needs to happen.
There will be prizes again this year. Good prizes. Juicy prizes. (Yes, I know I still haven’t sent out the prizes from last year, but I promise promise promise to send them out with this year’s batch. ^_^ ) I will have the list of potential prizes available sometime next week (I hope).
For now, check your video entries and start pimpin’ vids. Good luck to everyone and have fun!!