Storytelling Videos

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Storytelling Videos

Postby mirkosp » Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:20 am

This thread is for recommending the very best amvs that are designed to show a story, be it from the series, with some twists, or completely original.

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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Emotive » Wed Apr 21, 2010 3:23 am

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Re: Storytelling Videos

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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby GunGraveOD » Mon May 17, 2010 10:13 pm

Can I nominate my own video?
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Nya-chan Production » Tue May 18, 2010 7:03 am

GunGraveOD wrote:Can I nominate my own video?

No, see the rules of the forum.
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby pink haze » Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:30 pm


Tells an alternate story to what happens in the anime; pretty true to the characters' personalities and executed so it's believable. Nice use of text and symbolism to show what's happening without...actually...showing it. <.<

A character profile that relies heavily on storytelling--it goes through a day (perhaps the average day) in Kaiba's life in order to tell you what kind of person he is. He is James Bond!

Very linear. I like how this one twists the lyrics into a different story.

Storytelling here is very subtle, and the meaning sneaks up on you.
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The story is masked by what looks a lot like a montage of similar scenes to repetitive music. That all changes when you hit the climax (2:22) with the lip-sync, which appears to be a first confession of love. The fact that it is the first is significant, because as I said the song is repetitive, and has been cycling through love confessions over and over. This implies that all along Kotomi has been saying she loves Okazaki, but through her actions (hence, the montage)--not verbally, or not within the scope of his hearing. Okazaki didn't know (this is foreshadowed subtly by use of text) until she finally out and said it.

I could be misinterpreting =_= but this is my take.
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby ExSphere » Sat Jun 12, 2010 3:24 pm

As overrated as this video is, it's a great example of fantastic story telling as well as great compositing and color correcting skills.

This video being almost 10 years old it's amazing how well it stands tall on todays standards. Clear and unique story telling as well as great usage of effects and multiple sources.

Easily my favorite story video to date. Some people think the cheesy comic book style of story telling is a lazy form of editing. But surrounded by all the color correcting, compositing, and well usage of characters this video makes a strong impact and forces me to rewatch it over and over again.
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Rider4Z » Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:46 pm

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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby macchinainterna » Wed Sep 15, 2010 10:37 am

BY far one of the very best videos at NDK'10.

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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby macchinainterna » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:33 am

One more and I'll leave this subforum alone for a while :3

Srsly now, you want great storytelling in an amv? Look no further! :dino:
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Diegao » Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:46 am

Best Storytelling at Akross 2009 and at VCA 2010.
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Kosmit » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:48 pm

Aggressor has made many great story vids over the years, but this one is his best yet.
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby Kenzichu » Sun Mar 20, 2011 4:07 am

this is such a wonderful story, and it's told well by the use of the song and editing. It's too perfect! I love it!
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Re: Storytelling Videos

Postby GloryQuestor » Tue Apr 26, 2011 8:10 pm

A great video highlighting the tragic story of Sasuke Uchiha:

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