The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Miracle_Falcon » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:49 pm

So, the prescreenings were this weekend, right? How'd they go?
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VicBond007 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:39 pm

Finalists are decided. Just waiting on some last-minute fixes on some buggy uploads before I announce them.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Athena » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:15 pm

Eagerly awaiting the announcement of finalists, given that emails have now gone out.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby VicBond007 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 7:49 pm

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby irriadin » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:12 pm

Congrats to all the finalists |:>
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Castor Troy » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:16 pm

irriadin wrote:Congrats to all the finalists |:>


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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Athena » Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:37 pm

Congrats to all the finalists!

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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Brakus » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:47 pm

Yay finalists! Yay me for making finals again here!

One last dance, one last chance to see some of the best AMVs this year. Good luck, all!
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Athena » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:15 pm

One last dance for Brakus Jane, one last chance to kill the pain. </TomPetty>
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby TnAdct1 » Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:08 pm

VicBond007 wrote:Saturday 5:30pm - 8:30pm :: AMV Contest Winners/Iron Editor
Saturday 8:30pm - 10:00pm :: Ponies Anthology II
Saturday 10:00pm - 11:30pm :: AMV Hell 6

Oh yeah, Saturday night is going to be a fun night at AUSA. :up:
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby nicki_013 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:52 am

How did the contest go? Are the winners posted anywhere?
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby l33tmeatwad » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:01 pm

nicki_013 wrote:How did the contest go? Are the winners posted anywhere?

Heard from a friend that was there that it went well and everyone seemed to enjoy the entire contest. My friend told me all the winners, but I don't remember them all...I'm sure Vic will post them all soon enough.

What I do remember:
Best in Show: PonyNote
Parody: Spiral Rangers
Best Action: All Hallow's Odd
Runner-Up Action: Naruto Ball Z
Best Comedy: Mother's Day Special
Runner-Up Comedy: Kount Krausula
Best Upbeat: Once Upon a Time in Russia

If I mixed anything up I apologize, it was a bit noisy on the other end of the phone conversation...
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby nicki_013 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:04 pm

l33tmeatwad wrote:
nicki_013 wrote:How did the contest go? Are the winners posted anywhere?

Heard from a friend that was there that it went well and everyone seemed to enjoy the entire contest. My friend told me all the winners, but I don't remember them all...I'm sure Vic will post them all soon enough.

What I do remember:
Best in Show: PonyNote
Parody: Spiral Rangers
Best Action: All Hallow's Odd
Runner-Up Action: Naruto Ball Z
Best Comedy: Mother's Day Special
Runner-Up Comedy: Kount Krausula
Best Upbeat: Once Upon a Time in Russia

If I mixed anything up I apologize, it was a bit noisy on the other end of the phone conversation...


That's great :) Thanks for posting that. Congrats to all the winners ^-^ Good videos that won
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Brakus » Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:51 pm

I had live-blogged the results on my Facebook. The results were:

Trailer/Parody:
2nd- "The Avengers Live TV" by EimiJ7
1st- "Spiral Rangers" by snapxynith

Drama/Serious:
2nd- "7 Days" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Save the World" by milkmandan & maganate

Action:
2nd- "Naruto Ball Z Shippuuden" by RDS (Castor Troy)
1st- "All Hallow's Odd" by Warlike Swans

Romance/Sentimental:
2nd- "Beyond the Slope" by StarTrinity009
1st- "BFB" by Jump Cut Productions

Upbeat:
2nd- "Hands Up!" by Drabazz
1st- "Once Upon a Time in Russia" by Vlad Pohnert

Comedy:
2nd- "Kount Krausula" by drewaconclusion
1st- "Mother's Day Special" by l33tm33twad

Best in Show: "PonyNote" by VivifxAMV

Iron Editor: Erika Thompson (retains championship)

Interesting way the winners of Action and Comedy turned out -- at the end of the first count, there was a tie in the Action category. So the votes were recounted, and at the end of the second count, there was a definitive winner in Action but a tie in Comedy. Instead of counting for a 3rd time, the scores were averaged out in each category, and the winner edged out the runner-up by 1/2 vote. For what it's worth, I voted for "All Hallow's Odd" for Action. Who says your vote doesn't count in these things?

Anyway, congrats to all the winners. And also, thank you to the 15-or-so people that voted for my video in Action, even though I had no chance of placing in the top 2. :) :)

BTW, let me share a moment from Sunday's Random AMV showing: "Pony Bebop" plays, and a part of the audience groans in disapproval. Amanda and I laughed uncontrollably - such a perfect reaction. Later on, VicBond plays a Firefly mock OP set to Cowboy Bebop, then immediately plays a parody of that set to My Little Pony. I turn around and yell "DAMMIT VIC!" and the other few editors started laughing. :) So it just goes to show that not every Pony parody has been made... yet.
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Re: The AnimeUSA 2012 Thread

Postby Warlike Swans » Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:01 pm

Brakus wrote:
Interesting way the winners of Action and Comedy turned out -- at the end of the first count, there was a tie in the Action category. So the votes were recounted, and at the end of the second count, there was a definitive winner in Action but a tie in Comedy. Instead of counting for a 3rd time, the scores were averaged out in each category, and the winner edged out the runner-up by 1/2 vote. For what it's worth, I voted for "All Hallow's Odd" for Action. Who says your vote doesn't count in these things?



Interesting, and thanks! (And I lost a contest earlier this year by a single vote during a tie-breaker. Single votes *do* carry weight in these things.)

Out of curiosity, do you recall if "Crazy Maybe" played in Romance or Comedy?

Congratulations to the other winners ^_^
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