Otakuthon's First AMV contest/ One month left

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Otakuthon's First AMV contest/ One month left

Postby savage_d » Wed May 09, 2007 9:32 am

Otakuthon 2007 will hold its first ever AMV Contest! We are currently looking for Anime Music Videos (AMVs) for both competitive and non-competitive screenings during the convention.

We are also looking action, drama, comedy, special effects and original AMVs as we choose the winner and also a special category for the worst video you can make.

AMV Oscars Show
Come to the AMV Oscars as some of you favorite anime characters present the winning awards for each category. Join our host as they show you the best of the best and give out to the AMV makers their just deserts.

Rules and Submission policies:http://www.otakuthon.com/en/rules_amv.html
Deadline to submit ANY video is Sunday, June 30th, 2007
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Postby Scintilla » Wed May 09, 2007 10:02 am

May I suggest that "Effects" and "Originality" be special awards that everyone's eligible for rather than categories of their own?

Also, is your audience going to be able to sit through a whole category devoted to intentionally bad AMVs?

AMVs submitted for non-competitive screenings will be shown at various times throughout the convention. Theses AMVs do not need to be original works.

For those that aren't original, shouldn't you at least get permission from whoever <i>did</i> make them?

And finally, who's determining the winners: judges, a fan vote, or both?
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Postby savage_d » Wed May 09, 2007 10:10 am

Q: And finally, who's determining the winners: judges, a fan vote, or both?

A combination of both

Q: Also, is your audience going to be able to sit through a whole category devoted to intentionally bad AMVs?

no they will never see the light of day, just the judges will see them and a winner will be annouced at the oscars

Q: For those that aren't original, shouldn't you at least get permission from whoever did make them?

When i say original i mean like an idea that hasnt been used so many times before, all submission for the contest must be made by the submitter

Q: May I suggest that "Effects" and "Originality" be special awards that everyone's eligible for rather than categories of their own?

after we have received all the amvs we will go through them all, if we find a action amv that had great effects or originality but action wasnt that great we will bump it into another category
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Postby JudgeHolden » Wed May 09, 2007 10:33 am

Scintilla wrote:

Also, is your audience going to be able to sit through a whole category devoted to intentionally bad AMVs?


Well, at Anime Detour we have entire contest devoted to the worst AMVs you can make called the WTF .... It draws such a huge crowd that it was moved to the main events hall, I think the turnout for it was around 1,000 people (The place was packed). And they loved it, because booing and the like are allowed. And some of the videos were so bad, that they are classics ... like the Star Wars / trigun / eva video. :P

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Postby JaddziaDax » Wed May 09, 2007 10:36 am

XD aparently my video got Boo-ed at AD-WTF
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Postby D-chan ^_* » Wed May 09, 2007 10:40 am

Haha i like the idea of showing the absolute worst (i good fun, of course LOL). Congrats to the large turn-out!
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Postby savage_d » Wed May 09, 2007 10:48 am

that would sound fun, ill see how the turnout goes this year and may try it the next
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Re: Otakuthon's First AMV contest

Postby Banass » Wed May 09, 2007 11:15 am

savage_d wrote:... and also a special category for the worst video you can make.



A youtube user contest, uh?
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Postby savage_d » Tue May 15, 2007 12:20 am

well i made this to help adverstise the competition and to help people know what we are looking for

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnGT8NEzpGI
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boo-ed

Postby pyrolord » Wed May 23, 2007 11:38 am

JaddziaDax wrote:XD aparently my video got Boo-ed at AD-WTF


Sorry Jaddzia, My video is the one that boo-ed. 8-) It was so terrible, I was also booing it.

Now I am curious, which video was yours at the WTF?
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Postby savage_d » Thu May 31, 2007 9:45 am

well just letting you guys know, theres one month left to submit to this contest
and we still need some amvs
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Postby palmereap » Thu May 31, 2007 12:52 pm

how can i enter...cause i#d like to enter an amv i made
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Postby pyrolord » Fri Jun 01, 2007 11:49 pm

I was wondering if there is a limit to the number entries we can send in?
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Postby savage_d » Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:55 pm

Q: how can i enter...cause i#d like to enter an amv i made

A: well go to the link in the first post and send a link to where the amv can be downloaded to the email given on the site

Q: I was wondering if there is a limit to the number entries we can send in?

A: 2 max as long as they are in different categories

ps sorry it took me time to answer these questions
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Postby Banass » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:12 am

BUMP



So, where is the winner list???
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