The first video I ever saw:
Title: "Right Now"
Anime: "Macross: Ai - Oboetei masu ka? (Summer 84)"
Music: Van Halen - "Right Now"
Creator: Brad Kelly (Kyuketsuki Productions)
Sadly it was LD to Reel and not digitized by it's creator for download. I luckily snagged a tape from him at Anime America Con. At one point I capped it and put it to VCD format and uploaded to the original one stop shop AMV FTP server (known lovingly as Hawaii's) which is no longer in existence. Several people mirrored the ftp server over it's existence (including Omar Jenkins and Patrick Bohnet) so there's chance it may still exist somewhere.
Found a copy of it and posted it temporarily on my website:
Download it Right Now
It's one of the first good action videos and even having been edited by reel it would still hold up in competition today.
Other highly recommended pre-org videos include everything Kevin Caldwell, Joe Croasdaile (Maboroshi Studios), Brad DeMoss, Tim Park (Doki Doki), Hsien Lee (Kusoyaro), Nic Neidenbach, Patrick Bohnet, Hawaii, Lee Thompson, Anna Exter, and the previously mentioned Vlad Pohnert.
That list is the varitable who's who of recognizable pre-org AMV creators. If I missed anybody, I'm terrribly sorry.
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