AnimeFest 2008 AMV contest

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Postby Millenium Strife » Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:06 pm

Looking forward to the finalists. =)
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Postby Clerk Randal » Tue Sep 02, 2008 6:00 pm

Does anyone know who the winners were this year? A buddy of mine had some vids in, but were a few states away so getting there was a bit unreasonable.
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Postby MikeWilliams » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:56 pm

I'd like to start by thanking everybody who submitted videos - we had a great group to go judge this year. I always love it when you make our job hard for us! :D

I'd like to give special thanks to MexicanJunior. He came though and ran what I understand was a great how to make an AMV panel at AnimeFEST. I would have loved to have seen it, but unfortunately Hurricane Gustav pulled me away from the convention. I'm back now, and am happy to be able to publicly give MJ my thanks.
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Postby MikeWilliams » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:03 pm

The following will be posted on the AnimeFEST 2008 web page just as soon as we're able to. Hopefully, before the end of day today!

The Winners for the AnimeFEST 2008 AMV contest were:

Action Category

Second Runner Up - Zuko Against the World by Raul Barraza
First Runner Up - Be a Man by Kerry Potts
Winner - Fate Eternal Inferno by Avalon Blade Works

Drama Category

Second Runner Up - Naruto Walking Disaster by Crimsonails
First Runner Up - Beneath the Rose by Erin Ngyuen
Winner - SOS Rock Stars by Terril Codrington

Comedy Category

Second Runner Up - Anime Network by Mouse With a Mustache Productions
First Runner Up - Ouran Presents: Austin Powers in Goldmember by Moochi
Winner - Naruto Shorts 3 by John Hessler

And, John, if you read this - please, let me know the names of the other three people who worked on Naruto Shorts 3 so that I can properly recognize them!
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Postby mexicanjunior » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:24 pm

MikeWilliams wrote:I'd like to give special thanks to MexicanJunior. He came though and ran what I understand was a great how to make an AMV panel at AnimeFEST. I would have loved to have seen it, but unfortunately Hurricane Gustav pulled me away from the convention. I'm back now, and am happy to be able to publicly give MJ my thanks.


No problem, it was my pleasure... :D
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Postby Kazemon15 » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:38 pm

MikeWilliams wrote:
Drama Category
First Runner Up - Beneath the Rose by Erin Ngyuen


=O ....Never thought it would be that close. Wow. Congrats to all the winners too! I hope to see all these videos uploaded. XD Now I feel confident in uploading Beneath the Rose too. =3
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Postby Castor Troy » Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:02 pm

mexicanjunior wrote:
MikeWilliams wrote:I'd like to give special thanks to MexicanJunior. He came though and ran what I understand was a great how to make an AMV panel at AnimeFEST. I would have loved to have seen it, but unfortunately Hurricane Gustav pulled me away from the convention. I'm back now, and am happy to be able to publicly give MJ my thanks.


No problem, it was my pleasure... :D


What was shown and how did it go? :)
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Postby Brakus » Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:13 pm

MikeWilliams wrote:The following will be posted on the AnimeFEST 2008 web page just as soon as we're able to. Hopefully, before the end of day today!

The Winners for the AnimeFEST 2008 AMV contest were:

Action Category

Second Runner Up - Zuko Against the World by Raul Barraza
First Runner Up - Be a Man by Kerry Potts
Winner - Fate Eternal Inferno by Avalon Blade Works


I'm more shocked that "Be a Man" placed 2nd (after Episodes 7-8 of GL having been shown a couple weeks ago) than my entry finishing out of the money. I hope it was a strong competition there! :)
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Postby mexicanjunior » Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:29 pm

Castor Troy wrote:
mexicanjunior wrote:
MikeWilliams wrote:I'd like to give special thanks to MexicanJunior. He came though and ran what I understand was a great how to make an AMV panel at AnimeFEST. I would have loved to have seen it, but unfortunately Hurricane Gustav pulled me away from the convention. I'm back now, and am happy to be able to publicly give MJ my thanks.


No problem, it was my pleasure... :D


What was shown and how did it go? :)


I showed your new Ippo vid (crowd loved it), along with several others, including some of my own and the co-host of the panel's vid. If I recall correctly, I also showed Twilight (Kewp's new vid), Tainted Doughnuts and Gothic Poetry.
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Postby Castor Troy » Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:45 pm

mexicanjunior wrote:
Castor Troy wrote:
mexicanjunior wrote:
MikeWilliams wrote:I'd like to give special thanks to MexicanJunior. He came though and ran what I understand was a great how to make an AMV panel at AnimeFEST. I would have loved to have seen it, but unfortunately Hurricane Gustav pulled me away from the convention. I'm back now, and am happy to be able to publicly give MJ my thanks.


No problem, it was my pleasure... :D


What was shown and how did it go? :)


I showed your new Ippo vid (crowd loved it), along with several others, including some of my own and the co-host of the panel's vid. If I recall correctly, I also showed Twilight (Kewp's new vid), Tainted Doughnuts and Gothic Poetry.


Sweetness, thanks man. :D

Hopefully you'll come out of retirement soon...
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Postby Millenium Strife » Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:28 pm

Congrats to all the finalists and winners. Looks like we had some very good videos competing against each other this year! Hope everyone enjoyed my video since I was unable to travel there in person. ^^

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Postby Rider4Z » Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:41 pm

who were the finalists?
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Postby CorpseGoddess » Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:48 pm

Congrats to all! :D

I'd be interested in seeing the finalists as well.
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Postby YakkieChans » Wed Oct 29, 2008 12:25 am

My AMV "What Inu's fighting for" done to Mulan 'A girl worth fighting for' did not win, but it did get shown on the big screen during the contest.

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I was told that my AMV got so close to winning that they decided to have it played, which made me feel really happy.
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Postby Ashnak » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:57 am

lol apparently I missed your request (for which I'm really sorry!! :( ) The other 3 were Matt Voorhees (Empath), Jeremy Maynard (Charmaynard), and Katie Rogers (not sure she has an account on the org just yet lol).

I was happy to see such a positive response to the vid...we will definately have to send something your way next year!
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