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Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby jen-chan » Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:46 am

Happy New Year!

Otafest 2012 will be held on May 18-20, 2012 at the University of Calgary, and we are looking for entries into the AMV contest once again! This will be Otafest's 14th year and our 9th contest! We are looking for any AMVs made after May 2011.

Rules have recently been posted and can be found at:

http://www.otafest.com/2012/amv

Please read the rules before entering the contest!

Entry into the contest is very simple! Please send an email to: Jenny Chan: amv@otafest.com

Please provide the following information in the email:

1) Your name or your studio’s name

2) The AMV’s information
a. The name of your video(s)
b. The name of the series from which you are drawing your visual material
c. The name of the song you are using, as well as the original artist

3) Please state whether or not your entry has been submitted to other contest

4) A link to where your video can be downloaded. If you plan on mailing in your copy, a mailing address will then be provided to you in the reply email.

5) Please state whether you plan to attend Otafest.

6) Please state that you are the original creator of this AMV.

Entry deadline is April 21st, 2012. Please have your email sent by April 21st, 2012.

As a recap, here are the winners and honorable mentions of last year:

Honorable Mention:

THE HICKIE AWARD!
Kiss of the Vampire by Quill

BEST ACTION VIDEO
To The Future by Erin Nguyen

BEST DRAMATIC VIDEO!
Mad World by Brad DeMoss

BEST NON SFX VIDEO
Bleak Friday by Ileia (Corn Dog VidVids)

BEST USE OF DAVID BOWIE!
Sugar Voodoo by Electra Stanley

THE BADASS AWARD!
Ramen:Light by Chiikaboom (Reversed Studios)

BEST COMEDY VIDEO!
I'm In a Cup by Deuce Loosely Productions

YAY GIRL POWER AWARD!
Nami Can't Be Tamed by Caroline Dawe

BEST DANCE VIDEO!
A Different Kind of Dance by Drew Brisco

THE JE NE SAIS QUOI VIDEO!
A Prelude to Dreams by Shin


Winners:

THIRD PLACE & MOST ROMANTIC!
The Story of Us - Kazeyhaya & Sawako by XEnchantedMarshie18X

SECOND PLACE & BEST LOCAL VIDEO!
Geek and Gamer Girls by Ranmaman 2003

FIRST PLACE & BEST IN SHOW!
Disco Heaven by JudgeHolden

FAN FAVOURITE AMV!
To The Future by Erin Nguyen


Thank you very much for supporting our festival in the past, and I really hope to be able to showcase your work this year!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to write!

Cheers,

Jenny Chan
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby drewaconclusion » Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:55 pm

It's time for this already?
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:39 pm

drewaconclusion wrote:It's time for this already?


that exactly what I said... I'll be back as Tech guy once again :up:

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby jen-chan » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:47 pm

*grin*, well, I might be a couple weeks early this year, but I figure it's not a bad thing to be early for once!

Thank you muchly once again to Vlad for all the backend help!! (Will we be seeing Vladrica this year?)

Cheers,

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby drewaconclusion » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:50 pm

jen-chan wrote:*grin*, well, I might be a couple weeks early this year, but I figure it's not a bad thing to be early for once!

Thank you muchly once again to Vlad for all the backend help!! (Will we be seeing Vladrica this year?)

Cheers,

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http://www.otafest.com

Vladrica? Dare I ask?
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:12 pm

drewaconclusion wrote:
jen-chan wrote:*grin*, well, I might be a couple weeks early this year, but I figure it's not a bad thing to be early for once!

Thank you muchly once again to Vlad for all the backend help!! (Will we be seeing Vladrica this year?)

Cheers,

Jenny Chan
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http://www.otafest.com

Vladrica? Dare I ask?



Soemthing are just best left alone :uhoh:

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby GloryQuestor » Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:52 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
drewaconclusion wrote:
jen-chan wrote:*grin*, well, I might be a couple weeks early this year, but I figure it's not a bad thing to be early for once!

Thank you muchly once again to Vlad for all the backend help!! (Will we be seeing Vladrica this year?)

Cheers,

Jenny Chan
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http://www.otafest.com

Vladrica? Dare I ask?



Soemthing are just best left alone :uhoh:

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Castor Troy » Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:40 pm

Vladrica?! :shock: :uhoh:

I think I'll enter this year!
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Cross/fade » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:55 am

I will try to send something this year, probably a comedy entry .....
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Nya-chan Production » Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:38 am

I'll enter for sure :>
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby jen-chan » Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:17 pm

Yay! Thanks for the support, guys! ^_^

(I do have a picture of Vladrika, but I am afraid that if I share it, I may no longer have Vlad's help... then the contest would be screwed! -_-;;)

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Castor Troy » Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:31 am

Sent my entry!
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby ExSphere » Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:18 pm

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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby drewaconclusion » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:49 pm

Ok, now I can finally get to work on my video for this year's contest.
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Re: Otafest 2012 AMV Contest - Now Accepting Entries

Postby Kazemon15 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:57 pm

Hmm maybe I'll try for drama this year... since I wanna save my Action amv for Otakon.

Better get started...XD
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