Corran wrote:Why was it decided that collab meant "single song" and MEP was "multi-song"? I don't recall anyone calling for this change to be made in the past. The terms Multi Editor Project and Collaboration do not imply any characteristic other than that multiple people contributed to the video's production.
Now we have two person videos that are billed as collabs in the MEP category, and videos with as many as 46 editors that bill their video as a MEP in the collab category. How are two person collaborations supposed to compete with 46-editor videos...? If we assume that only half of the participants will vote for their own video, that still puts small collabs at a huge vote disadvantage.
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Kitsuner wrote:How were MEPs and collaborations separated in last year's VCAs?
NS wrote:But it's so simple, and I think pretty widely agreed on that collab means 2 editors. A collaboration between 2 people. Any more and it's MULTIPLE editors, or a Multiple editor project if you will...
mirkosp wrote:Think it's too late now, but based on the single song rule, it does count as collab. Although the clearly shared theme and editing style are other points that could make it count as a collab. It's pretty much the same situation as testosteros (which was also considered a collab).
mirkosp wrote:Kitsuner wrote:How were MEPs and collaborations separated in last year's VCAs?
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Corran wrote:So to put it simply, the way I've always visualized it:
Collab = intimately constructed/all editors responsible for all sections of video
MEP = Impersonally constructed/each editor is only responsible for their section of the video.
mirkosp wrote:it depends on how the video is made - if it resembles a single video like it could have been made by one person, except with more people's efforts combined, it's a collab, if it's clearly a track-based project, then it's a mep.
godix wrote:Meanwhile it's easy to imagine a collab with multiple songs, if nothing else consider a unified collab video that uses a different song for credits and lists that in the profile.
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