ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Winners Announced!

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ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Winners Announced!

Postby kiarrens » Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:00 pm

Congratulations to the winners!!!


If you submitted and didn't get an email from me tonight, check your spam filters, and if you still don't see one, drop me a line and I'll let you know if you made it or not.

Congrats to the finalists, we had 15 pre-screeners total this year and only skipped 15 videos out of 90. I am willing to provide scores to people if they want them, send me a PM or an email if you do.

Some of our judges were pretty harsh this year so don't be discouraged if your overall score seems low. They judged everything poorly across the board, so it just threw off the (groove) curve a bit, but that doesn't really matter when it comes to finalist placement as we simply take the top 5 videos.

Two showings this year, one on Friday night in Panel 2 (250 seats) and one on Saturday morning in Main Events (2000 seats).

Good luck, finalists. I look forward to seeing who wins, it's going to be close in many categories, I suspect!
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:31 am

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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby Shin-AMV » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:55 am

yay! Getting scores from prescreeners is funtimes.
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby mikami22 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:55 pm

:D

Also yay for getting two showings this year!
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby kiarrens » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:02 pm

Some select quotes from the pre-screeners you guys may find amusing, though I won't tell you which ones are for which videos:

(5 videos in, at 11am) "It's too early to drink... right?"
"I don't always bathe in demon ichor, but when I do..."
"Did they forget to edit this?"
"It's gonna suck when they go blind in four years because of those HUGE EYES"
"Oh f***. Skillet."
"This video needs 50% more James Marsters."
"I'm covered in blood, and I think most of it's mine."
"I think we should get out of here, it's feeling a little.... corpse-y."
(About a video using MacBeth as source footage) "Ooooh, it's McB!"
"Anyone who hates this song is a communist."
"Hold on, I need to drink my lonely-aid"
"Harold.... the crazy kids next door are at it again..."
"Do you even know what sex IS?"
"There is quite literally not enough scotch and therapy in the world for this"
"Hoobastank makes EVERYTHING stink."
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:11 pm

Aw man, responses!? I knew I should have sent my other entry in.
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby ProjectBarcodeError » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:13 pm

so much win.

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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby mikami22 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:20 pm

kiarrens wrote:"Oh f***. Skillet."


I shall take credit for this one :-P
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby kiarrens » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:34 am

mikami22 wrote:
kiarrens wrote:"Oh f***. Skillet."


I shall take credit for this one :-P


For what it's worth, I rather like Skillet. Haters be hatin'.

But then... I also like Nickelback, so......
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby mikami22 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 11:38 am

Everything in moderation is good ;)
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby drewaconclusion » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:34 pm

kiarrens wrote:But then... I also like Nickelback, so......

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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby kiarrens » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:58 pm

drewaconclusion wrote:
kiarrens wrote:But then... I also like Nickelback, so......

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Probably because I don't listen to the radio so I don't have the "these songs are horribly over-played" bias.

Or I just like shitty music. Either/or.
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:54 am

Great contest was great.
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby TritioAFB » Sat Jul 14, 2012 12:33 pm

Any notice of the results?
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Re: ConnectiCon FMV Contest - Finalists emailed!

Postby Starcoffin » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:45 pm

BasharOfTheAges wrote:Great contest was great.


Yup!
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