Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - With Winners

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Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:06 am

Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest Winners

Several categories were real close and the Audience Best of Show won by two votes!

Best Trailer:
"Bloody Mei" by Genma Reeks-Coad to Another

Best Drama:
"Save the World" by Eternal Voice Studios (Kazemon15) to Various

Best Fun/Upbeat:
"Rock What You Got!" by JudgeHolden Productions (JudgeHolden) to Various

Best Action:
"Shoot Me!" by BecauseImBored1 to Black Lagoon

Best Romance/Sentimental:
"Tough Love" BY PixelBlended Studios (l33tmeatwad) to K-ON & Toradora

Best Comedy/Parody:
"I'm Kind Of A Big Deal" by Corn Dog VidVids (Radical_Yue) to Various

Best Artistic:
"Transcending Love" by Travis Le to Tezuka Osamu's 13 Experimental Films

Best Concept:
"Zombie Baby" by Zanzaben to Highschool of the Dead

Best Technical / Judges' Best in Show / Audience's Best in Show:
"Radioakshun" by CornDog VidVids (Ileia) to Evangelion
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March 14, 2013 Update:

Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest Finalists
Listed here are the Creator Credits only to keep the contest a surprise... Will post a copy of the ballot with all the video names right after the event. NOTE: Categories and names are not in final play order

ACTION (7 Finlaists):
- BecauseImBored1
- Brandon Senese
- CornDog VidVids (Ileia)
- Corndog VidVids (macchinainterna)
- PixelBlended Studios ((irriadin, Replay Studios, Shin-AMV)
- PixelBlended Studios (l33tmeatwad)
- SVProductions

COMEDY/PARODY (5 Finalists):
- Corn Dog VidVids (Radical_Yue)
- "It's A Trap!" Productions (drewaconclusion)
- Otaku Lounge Productions (Rider4Z)
- SatoshiSakura
- Zanzaben

DRAMA (7 Finalists):
- Drabaz
- Eternal Voice Studios (Kazemon15)
- Gemma Reeks-Coad
- Jump Cut Productions
- PieandBeer
- Pinkhearter13
- Fay-Sa

FUN/UPBEAT (6 Finalists):
- Armed and out of medication productions
- James Blond
- JudgeHolden Productions (JudgeHolden)
- Otaku Lounge Productions (Rider4Z)
- PixelBlended Studios (Kireblue)
- kakeru ikkou

ROMANCE/SENTIMENTAL (6 finalists):
- Gemma Reeks-Coad
- Jump Cut Productions
- KinnonakAde Tora Media (KAT)
- Ostwind Studios (SelfishPromise)
- PixelBlended Studios (l33tmeatwad)
- Travis Le

TRAILERS (4 Finalists):
- Dana Nyberg
- EimiJ7
- Gemma Reeks-Coad
- Iron Solari

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Dec 11, 2012 Update:

The submission page is now live! Submit your entries HERE

Hope to see some awesome entires from eveyone out there to make this the best Sakuracon AMV Contest ever!

Vlad

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As both the AMV Theatre and Contest have now merged into one department, It give me great please to be in charge of the contest this year along with the help of Xstylus as my assistant Contest Coordinator. Between the both us we should bring together what should be one awesome Contest Event.

Currently the rules are now up on Sakura-Con Web site and can be found here:

http://www.sakuracon.org/programming/amv/index.php

Please read over the rules as there have been some changes made to last years Rules and the contest itself. Also this year, there will be changes made to the judging system to determine the finalist and judges selections.

We should have the signup for video entries up soon after which we will be accepting entries. Please note that the deadline is February 22, 2013. This is not a postmark deadline but all entries must be in our hands deadline

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask here.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Ileia » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:09 am

The King and I were just discussing this con....
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:10 am

Ileia wrote:The King and I were just discussing this con....


You should come to the worlds largest AMV room.. It's big enough to hold all you creators :wink:

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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Athena » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:18 am

I'll send something.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Moonlight Soldier » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:08 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Ileia wrote:The King and I were just discussing this con....


You should come to the worlds largest AMV room.. It's big enough to hold all you creators :wink:

Vlad


Maybe this year I'll be able to convince my bosses to give me time off D:
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Castor Troy » Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:07 pm

I'll be there to defend my Iron Editor title! |:> 8-) :bzz: :bzz2:
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:16 pm

Castor Troy wrote:I'll be there to defend my Iron Editor title! |:> 8-) :bzz: :bzz2:


So how are you going to defend your title if you don't make any more AMVs (IE Is about making an AMV) :P

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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby The Wired Knight » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:01 pm

Castor will defend his title by sitting there and doodling a flipbook with crudley drawn images of the characters and then proceed to use the flipbook for the audience enjoyment.

Either that or he will constantly argue to settle Iron Editor over a rousing game of Jenga.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby GloryQuestor » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:03 pm

Might have a few vids for this...
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Castor Troy » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:17 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Castor Troy wrote:I'll be there to defend my Iron Editor title! |:> 8-) :bzz: :bzz2:


So how are you going to defend your title if you don't make any more AMVs (IE Is about making an AMV) :P

Vlad


I've retired from normal videos and I'll only do Iron Editors since they're only in the span of 2-3 hours. :awesome:
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby drewaconclusion » Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:29 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Castor Troy wrote:I'll be there to defend my Iron Editor title! |:> 8-) :bzz: :bzz2:


So how are you going to defend your title if you don't make any more AMVs (IE Is about making an AMV) :P

Vlad

He'll draw the entire thing in MS Paint.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby BasharOfTheAges » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:35 pm

Making my first trip out to the west coast for this.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby SatoshiSakura » Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:03 am

I'll try and finish something for this...

were the prizes from last year ever shipped out?
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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:04 am

SatoshiSakura wrote:I'll try and finish something for this...

were the prizes from last year ever shipped out?


I not sure, but if I get the chance I will ask...

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Re: Sakura-Con 2013 AMV Contest - Rules are now up

Postby JudgeHolden » Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:52 pm

Castor Troy wrote:
Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Castor Troy wrote:I'll be there to defend my Iron Editor title! |:> 8-) :bzz: :bzz2:


So how are you going to defend your title if you don't make any more AMVs (IE Is about making an AMV) :P

Vlad


I've retired from normal videos and I'll only do Iron Editors since they're only in the span of 2-3 hours. :awesome:


His retirement is a gimmick ... like Stephen King getting hit by a car. :awesome:
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