Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

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Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Deuce Loosely » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:51 am

You asked for it. The general vote counts are included along with Best in Show votes in parentheses. Winners are bolded and indicated as such.

I don't mind telling you that we were rather surprised at some of the results.

Coordinator Choice Award: GTC0/Caught! Productions - "Is It Safe?"
Gene Starwind Memorial: Kazemon15 - "Shout Out Loud"

Annoying 1
15 (2) Pai - "Apples Make Bad Editors"
ACTION
11 (5) RiderG - "Arsene of the Crime"
25 (10) Studio Hybrid - "No Rest For the Wicked"
48 (8) Jubjub2 - "Roll For It" - Runner-up
50 (8) Bebop0083 - "Shoot to Live" - WINNER
21 (1) Brakus - "Ichiban Kenichi"
32 (12) xDreww - "Maho Clash"

Annoying 2
21 (1) SammySama Productions - "Revenge of Ghost Hamster"
ROMANCE
48 (3) Glitzer - "First Kiss" - Runner-up
13 (1) RiderG - "First Time"
29 (2) moonbunnychan - "Notice Me"
14 (3) theDarkSite - "the Long Way to You"
89 (8) MysteriousRyder - "Ouran Love Story" - WINNER

Annoying 3
78 "It's A Trap!" Productions - "Red Ring of Epic Zoom" - WINNER
UPBEAT
34 (9) SammySama Productions - "Ouran Pop"
22 (6) RiderG - "Son of Man"
35 (7) Warlike Swans - "Hare Hare Youkai" (* Won the Judges Choice Award.)
49 (8) Snapxynth - "So In Sync" - Runner-up
50 (3) LC Productions - "NERV Glee Club" - WINNER (* Also won AMA Con Chair Award.)

Annoying 4
21 Warlike Swans - "Excalibur's Play-Too-Long"
DRAMA
15 (1) Studio Hybrid - "A Glorious Dawn"
47 (3) Shin - "Mahou Shoujo Requiem" - Runner-up
38 (2) K1tB1kyuu - "Nothing I Won't Give"
33 (3) DragonRoy - "Can't Bring You Back"
50 (4) Hagaren Viper - "Give It All" - WINNER
* Note to HV: You must have known some controversy would have been stirred with your entry. It was just more among the AMA staff than the viewers. Anyway, congrats!

Annoying 5
35 CurryMuttonPizza - "Cat Butt" - Runner-up
COMEDY
15 SammySama Productions - "Zombieland"
25 (1) Warlike Swans - "Knights in Tights" - Runner-up
98 (48) MysteriousRyder - "Death Romance" - BEST IN SHOW
6 (1) CodeZTM - "GTFO"
28 "It's A Trap!" Productions - "A Different Kind of Dance" - WINNER
* Note to all: Since the winning entry of this category also won Best in Show, we awarded the larger prize to that entry, leaving the other four to fight for the Comedy award.
* Note to MR: How do you feel about your decision to change categories now? :P

Annoying 6
18 HalOfBorg - "Aniworse"


Our con chair insisted this year on handling the award shipments himself so nothing should be lost in the mail. ;) Congrats to all the finalists and, especially, the winners! You made it an exciting contest this year!
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby HalOfBorg » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:56 am

Congrats to the winners. :)
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby jubjub2 » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:11 am

Congrats to the winners!! Looks like it was an awesome showing!

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Postby Rider4Z » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:15 am

BLECK! i got the least amount of votes in each category i was in XD how embarrassing
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Brakus » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:28 am

Deuce Loosely wrote:COMEDY
98 (48) MysteriousRyder - "Death Romance" - BEST IN SHOW

* Note to MR: How do you feel about your decision to change categories now? :P


To MysteriousRyder: Be prepared, becase your video is going to be just like the controversy with Nightowl Studios' "Love Is Flowers" from about 10 years ago.

I liked your video, but to me it's not a comedy. (And just because a video has yaoi content doesn't automatically mean that it's a comedy. When will people ever realize that?) If your video truly is a drama video, then it should ideally compete in the category that you intended it to compete in. Of course we can't control whether the coordinator will allow it to compete in the intended category, or if others in pre-judging believe that it should be in a different category.
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Postby Brakus » Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:33 am

jubjub2 wrote:Congrats to the winners!! Looks like it was an awesome showing!


I can't believe you got edged out by that Caanan video that's been making the rounds. I liked how you pulled off a fine action video using Miyazaki footage. Nicely done.

My new video didn't do so well at all, finishing in a very poor 5th of 6. I did tweak the video since then and sent it to other contests, but I have a feeling it's another longshot chance on making the cut. I think it's an even more-so longshot chance now, but stranger things have happened to my videos, especially last year. We'll see.
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Postby Warlike Swans » Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:11 am

Congratulations to the other winners! I wish I could see all the videos. Thanks for posting the numbers, they're fun to look at ^_^. Now we know that one sweet misguided person voted for Knights in Tights for Best of Show :dino: .

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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Hagaren Viper » Mon Jun 20, 2011 1:54 pm

Deuce Loosely wrote:50 (4) Hagaren Viper - "Give It All" - WINNER
* Note to HV: You must have known some controversy would have been stirred with your entry. It was just more among the AMA staff than the viewers. Anyway, congrats!

Hoooly crap. Really? 0_0 Im seriously kinda surprised.

Guess this sorta answers my question of how it was received, lol.
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Deuce Loosely » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:27 pm

Hagaren Viper wrote:
Deuce Loosely wrote:50 (4) Hagaren Viper - "Give It All" - WINNER
* Note to HV: You must have known some controversy would have been stirred with your entry. It was just more among the AMA staff than the viewers. Anyway, congrats!

Hoooly crap. Really? 0_0 Im seriously kinda surprised.

Guess this sorta answers my question of how it was received, lol.

I was told by my staffers there were a few mumbles in the crowd (basically about the violence) but it wasn't like anyone left the room over it. I know Brakus was quite pleased with the result as well and, apparently, vehemently supported your entry's inclusion. Anyway, it was very well-done. You earned it.
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Postby KagatoAMV » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:31 pm

Rider4Z wrote:BLECK! i got the least amount of votes in each category i was in XD how embarrassing


Heh, I got the fewest votes in Drama. |:>

Congratulations to all the winners!
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Deuce Loosely » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:37 pm

Just a note or two about the Annoying category.

There were cries of anguish, despair, and "Why do you hate us?" during most of these entries (especially "Red Ring..."). I never really noticed before until I was in a wide-open room with a loud sound system but "Cat Butt" not only set up the audience with the repetition and horrible sound in the first half but hit them in the second with a rather annoying song which frenzied some of the viewers. Well-played by the lot of you!

You can also expect this category to return next year as well. We'll have five or six finalists again and default any leftovers to Comedy (which is how it would have worked for a couple of this year's entries if we didn't have the Annoying category).

Finally...MY NAME IS LAAAARRYYYYY! :lol:

BTW...would you all like to be linked to all the Annoying finalists, including their bumpers?
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Rider4Z » Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:08 pm

KagatoAMV wrote:
Rider4Z wrote:BLECK! i got the least amount of votes in each category i was in XD how embarrassing


Heh, I got the fewest votes in Drama. |:>

Congratulations to all the winners!

if i was there you would have gotten 20 votes from me :jester:
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Postby HalOfBorg » Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:08 pm

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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Deuce Loosely » Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:53 pm

Here's a link to the Annoying playlist (excluding "Anibad III: Aniworse" because YouTube blocked the audio).
Let me know if you can access it.
Use the "Play All" button at the top of the list.

http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=34A2FC1FAFB27BB5
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Re: Anime Mid Atlantic AMV contest WINNERS!

Postby Warlike Swans » Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:33 pm

Deuce Loosely wrote:Here's a link to the Annoying playlist (excluding "Anibad III: Aniworse" because YouTube blocked the audio).
Let me know if you can access it.
Use the "Play All" button at the top of the list.

http://www.youtube.com/my_playlists?p=34A2FC1FAFB27BB5


Thank you for posting these. Our video seems pretty tame in that company. I actually feel physically ill from watching those straight through, your poor audience.


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