The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Results All Up in Here

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Scintilla » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:22 pm

I'm going to miss it again this year as well, this time for Anime Parliament™ and the fan parodies...

I remember when the Otakon AMV panel was always on Saturday morning-to-noonish, and it seemed like most people were able to make that without many problems. Have you considered time slots like that before nighttime?
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby l33tmeatwad » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:32 pm

Scintilla wrote:I'm going to miss it again this year as well, this time for Anime Parliament™ and the fan parodies...

I remember when the Otakon AMV panel was always on Saturday morning-to-noonish, and it seemed like most people were able to make that without many problems. Have you considered time slots like that before nighttime?

We don't get to choose our time unfortunately :(
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Starcoffin » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:35 pm

So I have seen a small snapshot of the ballot, anyone have the full one? Even an image would be nice.

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Postby JagerPrime » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:28 pm

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Castor Troy » Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:11 pm

who wonz amv contset? :awesome: :ying: |:>
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Goshi » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:48 am

I still dont know what the heck I just watched with number 28, but my favorite of the show was number 13. Hate when different years are flooded with a single anime, be it EVA, DBZ, Soul Eater, Cowboy Bebop, this year was Puella Magi Madoka Magica, not to put the particular AMV's down just it over saturates the contest in my opinion.

AMVs to me are a way to find out about new anime/manga go wow that looks interesting I should check that out. To others these are a child of love to represent a anime that they really enjoyed.

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Castor Troy » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:56 pm

Unofficial Results courtesy of Brakus:

BEST IN SHOW "When Fandoms Collide..."

VIC'S PICK "Starcraft"

COMEDY
Runner Up "Squid Girl is Metal"
Winner "Mother's Day Special"

UPBEAT/DANCE
Runner Up "Shut Up and Ride"
Winner "The Sunlit March"

ROMANCE/SENTIMENTAL
Runner up "Come Home"
Winner "Matchmaker"

ACTION
Runner up "Put Yer Guns On!"
Winner "Teenagerrrrs!"

DRAMATIC/SERIOUS
Runner up "Magic Eye";
Winner "The Ballad of a Dog"

TRAILER:
Runner up "Another Destination"
Winner "Fanserviceables 2"

IRON EDITOR WINNER: Shin

Congrats to all the winners!
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby dragontamer5788 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:37 pm

This year's Drama / Action / Romance categories were amazing. Great job to all the qualifiers, especially in those three categories. Although... it really sucks that three of the videos in Drama were Madoka (two of which were instrumental! o.O). I sorta felt like if those AMVs were shown individually, they probably would have gotten the attention they deserved. Its just hard to stand out when there are more Madoka References than there were categories. Especially when the series is only 13 episodes... not much room to make unique scene choices.

The surprise hit this year IMO was Cardcaptor Sakura. Three references to her... with all three references winning some sort of award. (Matchmaker, Fanserviceables, and Starcraft). Its just like what was said in Iron Editor this year :-p Even the oldest of animes can be seen in a new light... years after they are made.

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Shin-AMV » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:33 am

Here is a recording of the Iron Editor vids:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrGOCrkBiUg

I have the whole event recorded and will upload it all when I get home.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby xDreww » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:44 am

dragontamer5788 wrote:This year's Drama / Action / Romance categories were amazing. Great job to all the qualifiers, especially in those three categories. Although... it really sucks that three of the videos in Drama were Madoka (two of which were instrumental! o.O). I sorta felt like if those AMVs were shown individually, they probably would have gotten the attention they deserved. Its just hard to stand out when there are more Madoka References than there were categories. Especially when the series is only 13 episodes... not much room to make unique scene choices.

The surprise hit this year IMO was Cardcaptor Sakura. Three references to her... with all three references winning some sort of award. (Matchmaker, Fanserviceables, and Starcraft). Its just like what was said in Iron Editor this year :-p Even the oldest of animes can be seen in a new light... years after they are made.


Thats one of the reasons why I wanted to enter something else besides my Madoka- Caged video. Had a feeling there was going to be some madoka..D: Wanted to finish my new Fairy Tail video, but was to lazy. =p
Glad I made it to the finals though. :3
Next year I'm going to try for upbeat again like last year most likely.

wait The Ballad of a Dog won and not Magic eye? o-o
Well it was a neat video too. Grats to the winners!
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Kazemon15 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:37 pm

Oh wow...congrats to all the winners.

Judging from the ballot, it looked like an awesome contest, wish I could have attended.

Btw...what is Vic's Pick? Just kinda curious because I never heard of that before...since this is my first Otakon I got into. ^^

I'm pretty pleased with the overall results, can't wait to download all the videos on the Ballot. I'll be submitting again next year.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Shin-AMV » Sun Jul 29, 2012 2:41 pm

Kazemon15 wrote:Oh wow...congrats to all the winners.

Judging from the ballot, it looked like an awesome contest, wish I could have attended.

Btw...what is Vic's Pick? Just kinda curious because I never heard of that before...since this is my first Otakon I got into. ^^

I'm pretty pleased with the overall results, can't wait to download all the videos on the Ballot. I'll be submitting again next year.


Vic's Pick is the equivalent of something like Judge's Choice or Coordinator's Choice.
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Kazemon15 » Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:39 pm

Shin-AMV wrote:Vic's Pick is the equivalent of something like Judge's Choice or Coordinator's Choice.


Oooh, okay. Thanks. =3
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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby Parodic Productions » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:14 pm

Congrats to all the winners and competitors! Great contest this year. I'm finally back!

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Re: The Otakon 2012 Thread: AMV Contest Rules are Live

Postby RAWdangers » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:39 pm

xDreww wrote:wait The Ballad of a Dog won and not Magic eye? o-o
Well it was a neat video too. Grats to the winners!


Trust me, no one is more surprised about this than I am O.O


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