G-Anime is proud to announce its AMV (anime music video) contest. AMVs are video-clips created by amateurs with scenes from Japanese anime and a soundtrack.
•The AMV contest is open to everyone except the judges and the convention staff.
•Each contestant may submit only one AMV for the contest and another one for the Gamine Challenge.
•Multi-editor projects (MEPs) are accepted, but one of the members must be the representative and will not be allowed to submit another AMV. The other members may submit their AMV.
•The AMV must be recent, made in 2011.
•Contestants must submit two (2) versions of their AMV: one with the editor’s signature (that will be showed at the convention) and one anonymous, without logo or signature (that will be evaluated by the judges).
Failure to abide by the rules will result in disqualification.
•Deadline for AMV submission is: 25th december at 23h59, east coast hour ( gmt-5).
•The deposit address on our server is https://secure.hyberia.ca/amv2012
here's the form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/vie ... Rk9ranc6MQ
•A first screening will be made according to the following criteria. Contestant may get a week to adjust, if deemed necessary.
•All qualified AMVs will be showed at the convention and streamed live.
•Special awards will be granted by the judges. Honourable mentions will also be given to the finalists.
•All AMVs submitted will need to abide by the following criteria:
•No graphic violence (beheading, spilling guts, etc…)
•The AMV must be suitable to all viewers.
•All video formats are accepted, except .mov and .wmv.
•We recommend avi , mkv and mp4 as container.
•We recommend the following video and audio codecs: h.264, Xvid, mp3, aac.
•The AMV format must be NTSC, and its minimum resolution of 640×480 or 640×360 (a ratio of 16:9 is prefered).
•The AMVs will be judged against the three following criteria:
•Editing: Technical aspect of the AMV: special effects, image-music matching, fluidity, etc. (40%)
•Quality: Cinematographic aspect of the AMV: music selection versus clips, presence of a narrated storyline, video consistency (40%)
•Creativity: AMV’s originality: unique concept, special use of specific elements, etc. This iswhat makes the AMV unique (20%)
Best of Show: to the editor scored the highest by the judges.
Public Award: to the public’s favorite at the showing.
Gamine Award: best AMV submitted for the Gamine Challenge.
Some category awards will also be granted.
The Gamine Challenge
In 2012, our mascot Gamine wants to celebrate G-AMV’s fourth year. She thus invites you to display your editing talents in another field than japanimation. She would like you to create an AMV with clips from the series Kaamelott. Who will be brave enough to attempt that?
if there's any questions, contact me, or if you want a quicker response, at general-guy ( by Private message)