The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

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The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby GloryQuestor » Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:56 pm

The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

This category is for the AMV that uses music and anime to weave a tale, from beginning to climatic ending.
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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby pink haze » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:27 pm

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Love this one <3
Amvs are generally limited to short, simple stories. Ergo, presentation is everything.
This amv has a mysterious, dreamy mood that it carries from start to finish. It's interesting how the song lyrics have been twisted into new meanings, and how symbols like smoke and sakura petals are used to denote certain characters. The strongest aspect of the storytelling is the way each event always flows smoothly into the next, so one's train of thought is never interrupted. This is in spite of the fact that the story is not exactly linear, and switches between the points of view of the singer and the girl to whom she is singing.
Some very rudimentary knowledge of Tsubasa Chronicle (which is all I personally possess) may be useful, but really, it's more fun if you can rely a bit on your own imagination. ^_~

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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby MimS » Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:44 pm

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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby Cross/fade » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:24 am

I know on who I will vote, not sure on which of the videos :uhoh: :



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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby Jwalk0 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:31 am





Watched and opinated alotta powerful amvs last year dealing with storytelling and these were the most powerful to me from the org, I can't decide between the two.
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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby Snowcrash » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:56 pm


Oh yeah definitely <3
And it deserves as well the Best Use of Multiple Anime. The "anime" 1001 nights is very well used an mixed among the other sources in this music video !
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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby ReggieSmalls » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:42 pm

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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby Silk_SK » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:39 pm



You shouldn't nominate your own video Reggie, but damn if I don't second it.
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Re: The Weaving A Story Award (Best Storytelling)

Postby macchinainterna » Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:18 pm

Yeah, we got it from here, bro. You just keep pimping that awesomeness in the self-promotion thread ;)




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