Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest Winners!!!

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Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest Winners!!!

Postby jrm1561 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:12 pm

:D Since last years contest was a blast I think its time to start a new contest for 09'. There will be two different contest this year one for family viewing and a adult contest. If you have questions about any of the rules please email at amvcontest@sabotencon.com.
Good luck everyone!

General Contest

1. Entry deadline is September 30, 2009 and mail in entry's will be post mark

2. The following categories will be used: Action, Drama, Comedy. If you think your video fits
in two of the categories, please select the category your
video fits best.

The following awards will be presented:
Best Action Video
*Runner-up Action Video Best
Drama Video
*Runner-up Drama Video Best
Comedy Video
*Runner-up Comedy Video
Audience’s Choice

3. This is a PG-13 rated event. As such, all entries will be expected to follow the official
MPAA ratings guidelines which define PG-13. To view the guidelines, please visit
http://www.mpaa.org/FlmRat_Ratings.asp.

4. You may enter a maximum of two videos, but each video must be in a different category.
Only one of your videos may win an award.

5. AMV's will be no shorter then 2 min and no longer then 7 min.

6. No credits will be allowed, videos must have 3 sec of black before and after video.

7. No subtitles will be allowed in AMV's, you will be allowed to use video game footage .

8. I will accepted MPEG's, AVI, MP4 formats.

9.Videos may not include watermarks or logos. (That’s the little emblem in the corner of video, often found
on footage taped from TV or on fansubs. It’s generally annoying as much as anything else.) Videos
marked with logos such as DivX, Sci Fi, or Cartoon Network will be disqualified.

Adult Contest

1. Entry deadline is September 30, 2009

2. AMV's will be no shorter then 2 min and no longer then 7 min.

3. No credits will be allowed, videos must have 3 sec of black before and after video.

4. No subtitles will be allowed in AMV's, you will be allowed to use video game footage.

5. I will accepted MPEG's, AVI, MP4 formats.

6. You may enter a maximum of two videos.

7. Videos may not include watermarks or logos. (That’s the little emblem in the corner of video, often found
on footage taped from TV or on fansubs. It’s generally annoying as much as anything else.) Videos
marked with logos such as DivX, Sci Fi, or Cartoon Network will be disqualified.

Submission Info

For submission by postal mail:

o Your disc must be labeled with your real name and amv title. Please use a permanent
marker to write on the disc, rather than a sticky label. Make sure we can read your
writing. Make very sure.

o Please write on a blank sheet of paper your
AMV Name:xxx
Music Name:xxx
Anime Source:xxx
Email:xxx

o Entries will not be returned nor can they be picked up at the convention. Do not send
your master copy. You won't get it back.

o We will only accept submissions burned on the following media:
CD+R DVD+R
CD-R DVD-R
CD-RW DVD-RW
DVD+RW

Mailing Address
Sabotencon AMV Contest
4310 E. Graythorn Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85044

For submission by FTP server:

o When you are ready to submit your video, email the AMV Coordinator at
amvcontest@sabotencon.com the log-in information.

o When ready to submit your video have your info. ready
Name:xxx
Address:xxx
AMV Name:xxx
Music Name:xxx
Anime's Source:xxx
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest

Postby Scintilla » Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:29 pm

jrm1561 wrote:8. I will accepted MPEG's, AVI, MP4 formats.

For AVI and MP4, what video and audio codecs can we use?
Is joint stereo audio acceptable?
Maximum video/audio bitrates?
Minimum/maximum frame rates?
Minimum/maximum samplerates?
Can we encode MPEGs as anamorphic widescreen?
Can we encode MPEGs as 23.976fps progressive with the 3:2 pulldown upon playback flag?
Can we encode MP4s as anamorphic widescreen?
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest

Postby jrm1561 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:56 pm

Scintilla wrote:For AVI and MP4, what video and audio codecs can we use?
Is joint stereo audio acceptable?
Maximum video/audio bitrates?
Minimum/maximum frame rates?
Minimum/maximum samplerates?
Can we encode MPEGs as anamorphic widescreen?
Can we encode MPEGs as 23.976fps progressive with the 3:2 pulldown upon playback flag?
Can we encode MP4s as anamorphic widescreen?


I'm being very open on this part, as long as your video is in good viewing quality in any of the format its editor choice.
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest

Postby spreet » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:55 am

This may be a dumb question: Do you have to attend the con in order to participate in an AMV contest? I've never done it before so I figured it doesn't hurt to ask.
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest

Postby Scintilla » Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:08 pm

Not usually, but it depends on the specific contest. This one doesn't seem to say anything about it in the rules.
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest

Postby jrm1561 » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:00 pm

Scintilla wrote:Not usually, but it depends on the specific contest. This one doesn't seem to say anything about it in the rules.

You have it right...you don't need to be there in person to win. The winners will be email days after the Con
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby RolltheStampede » Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:30 am

Hentai Contest Sweet!!!
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby jrm1561 » Thu Aug 06, 2009 4:26 pm

RolltheStampede wrote:Hentai Contest Sweet!!!

I hope that your thinking of entering your contest

The more the better
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby Onibakun » Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:58 pm

Will you guys email us when our entries arrive?
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby jrm1561 » Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:10 pm

Onibakun wrote:Will you guys email us when our entries arrive?

Yes...I will email everyone who entered the contest to tell them I have there videos
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby jrm1561 » Sun Sep 06, 2009 10:44 pm

Don't forget the Deadline is just a few weeks away.
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby jrm1561 » Tue Sep 22, 2009 11:23 pm

Just one week away to the deadline everyone. :D
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby plankster » Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:59 pm

What are the finalists for the amv contest this year?
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest (Deadline 9/30/09)

Postby jrm1561 » Tue Oct 27, 2009 5:31 pm

plankster wrote:What are the finalists for the amv contest this year?

We got a lot more amv's this year then last year and there still being judge. I'll have then posted soon
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Re: Saboten-Con 09' AMV Contest Winners!!!

Postby jrm1561 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:24 pm

General Contest
All winners will be mailed there prizes

Audience’s Choice Winner

AnimeMix
Jonna Schutt
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Best Comedy

1st: AnimeMix
Jonna Schutt
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2nd: Gantz, Saigonis Zoddson, Gantz
Ben Crughton
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Best Drama

1st: Kill the Director
Rachael Blakey
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2nd: Storm Coming
Josh Lord
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Best Action

1st: Hey Cowboy!
Christen Bejar
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2nd: Sealed Away
Kandyee Weston
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18+ Contest

Audience’s Choice Winner

Gruno
Roland Markovics
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Contest Winners

1st: Gruno
Roland Markovics
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2nd: Hoes and Clothes
Nicholas Pryer
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All the video's entered in this contest
Because of time limit all video's from in state and winners were in the Audience’s Choice category

Aaron Mayberry - Upheld by Pride
Alister King - Super Bitch
Amanda Lilly - In the End
Christen Bejar - No Second Chance
Hey Cowboy!
James Zacka - Kingdom Bleach
Claymore Opening
Kandyee Weston - Sealed Away
Katrina Weston - Upon the Page
Following the Sun
Melissa McGue - The Night Train
Pat Castro - Death Note Rhapsody
Final Requiem
Yusf - Hypnerotmachia
Center Forward
Natalic Hutcherson - Falling Down
Nicholas Pryor - Hoes and Clothes
Roland Markovics - In the Moment
Gruno
Ben Crughton - Gantz, Saiyonios Zoddson, Gantz
Brad DeMoss - Perfect Day
Jessica Weston - Reasoning Obivion
Super Anime Party
Jonna Schutt - AnimeMix
Amber - How to Save a Life
Catherline Angley - Somebody Love me
Dana Steketee - The Alchemic Hand of Sorrow
Denise Ruminski - Forgotten Loki
Feather Ross - Reunited Memories
Josh Lord - Storm Coming
Katherine Schlueter - Sister Princess Gotta Be Somebody
Katie Lucas - Charge
Laura Rivera - Until the day I found you
Lazaro Molina - Unbreakable Diamonds, Unbreakable Comobs
Love Doesn't Die
Peter Vad - Number 1
Rachael Blakey - Kill the Director
Tom Ackerman - Hell Girl Likes a Pink Pill
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