The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Results All Up in Here

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby TheLuminaireShow » Thu May 17, 2012 9:56 pm

I guess I'll just submit multiple versions so there's more to work with.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby VicBond007 » Fri May 25, 2012 4:10 pm

Uberbump due to Earth shattering changes in the first post.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby EimiJ7 » Fri May 25, 2012 4:20 pm

I already submitted a video that was pre-letter boxed. Is it okay if I just upload the widescreen version to the ftp server?

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby VicBond007 » Fri May 25, 2012 4:27 pm

EimiJ7 wrote:I already submitted a video that was pre-letter boxed. Is it okay if I just upload the widescreen version to the ftp server?


Yes by all means please do so. I will also be personally e-mailing everyone who has submitted pre-letterboxed so far, informing them of this change, to see if they have a non-letterboxed version available.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby drewaconclusion » Fri May 25, 2012 4:29 pm

VicBond007 wrote:Uberbump due to Earth shattering changes in the first post.

Nice of them to let you know so late.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Fri May 25, 2012 4:31 pm

If mike lee's behind this, I'd have assumed everything was now in HD as well.

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby VicBond007 » Fri May 25, 2012 4:45 pm

BasharOfTheAges wrote:If mike lee's behind this, I'd have assumed everything was now in HD as well.


It's a fantastic change for the rest of the video rooms. From what I understand, they will all be blu-ray ready now (albeit most video rooms will still have a 4:3 screen). It ONLY sucks for us and for Fan Parodies because a lot of us are so conditioned to sending in letterboxed content, it's become part of our workflow. I'm all for the changeover, I just wish they let me know 5 months ago when the rules went up for review, or put it off until 2013. I actually have to encode everything TWICE because the winners will be played in a different room (during Iron Editor) on a 4:3 screen since this isn't a GLOBAL change.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Rider4Z » Fri May 25, 2012 6:16 pm

has the deadline for this passed yet? i can't find it anywhere (i did see vic said the rules are currently being updated)
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby SatoshiSakura » Fri May 25, 2012 9:39 pm

Rider4Z wrote:has the deadline for this passed yet? i can't find it anywhere (i did see vic said the rules are currently being updated)




Deadline: Your submission must have finished uploading by 1:00 AM EST, Monday June 11, 2012. Entries received late will not be accepted into the Otakon 2012 AMV contest, nor will they be considered candidates for the AMV overflow screenings.


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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Rider4Z » Fri May 25, 2012 9:57 pm

thanks!
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby TheLuminaireShow » Sat May 26, 2012 12:07 am

Oh nice, that makes my whole issue moot lol. 16x9 it is then.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Davis 51 » Mon May 28, 2012 5:11 pm

So, would a 720x480 MPEG2 flagged as 16:9 work? Or would you prefer a lossless AVI at 848x480, or something else?
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby VicBond007 » Mon May 28, 2012 7:07 pm

Davis 51 wrote:So, would a 720x480 MPEG2 flagged as 16:9 work? Or would you prefer a lossless AVI at 848x480, or something else?


720x480 mpeg2 flagged as 16:9 is how we are running the contest. If you know how to do this properly, then by all means encode ahoy. Otherwise, my usual "gimme what you got to give" approach still applies.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby l33tmeatwad » Mon May 28, 2012 9:57 pm

VicBond007 wrote:
Davis 51 wrote:So, would a 720x480 MPEG2 flagged as 16:9 work? Or would you prefer a lossless AVI at 848x480, or something else?


720x480 mpeg2 flagged as 16:9 is how we are running the contest. If you know how to do this properly, then by all means encode ahoy. Otherwise, my usual "gimme what you got to give" approach still applies.

320x240@15fps Real Player file work? :lol:

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Rider4Z » Tue May 29, 2012 6:32 pm

entered :up:
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