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Anime Mid-Atlantic Music Video Contest winners

Postby Shastar31 » Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:27 pm

First off, I want to say thank you to everyone who submitted video's to AMA. You made for a good little contest for our out of the way convention.

Secondly: there have been a couple complaints as to the actual video quality of the contest. for this, I take full responsibility. We should have set the entry deadline at least another week earlier. Had we had that much more time, we would have been able to master the video's much better.

Also, the reason we showed the vids on VHS was because of the time crunch. First thing we did when we got the vids in order was record them to VHS as a backup. Turns out a varying combonation of factors kept us from having the entries on a totally digtal format.

But that's enough of my bowing and scraping, on to the winners^_^

Drama/Romance:

1st: "My Sweetness" by Hitori Studios
2nd: "AM to PM" by Tyrone Cleveland
Honorable Mention: "Like a Stone" by John Scott

Comedy/Action:

1st: "Mokushi Desu Ne (Boku Genki Desyo)" by Tom Guttadauro
2nd: "Chic 'n Stu" by Steve Edgell
Honorable Mention: "Scum of the Earth: Come On!" by Yogurtron

Again, thank you everyone for submitting, the winners should have their prizes in the mail by now, and looking forward to next year^_^

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Postby Hitori » Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:37 pm

*speechless*
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Postby nitram » Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:39 pm

I am glad that yours won!

Out of all that were submitted I had hoped that yours would win! There were several that I wanted to disqualify straight out and I know that their are people who are unhappy with how their AMV looked. But those who bothered to read the instructions actually had a very nicely presented video. If you have any questions about how your video was presented (why did it look/sound like that?) please e-mail me at sith-lord@visi.net and I'll do my best to tell you why. However you may not like the answers that I give you.... Just to warn you ahead of time. You can also e-mail me if you have questions on why this/that was done as well and I'll answer to the best of my abilities. Just to forgo a few questions...

All VHS entries were digitally captured using a DV 500 at 720 X 480 @29.97fps and compiled from the capture file to MPEG2. The average size of the captures were around 2~3Gigs. The VCR I used was a JVC Pro-Deck that I had cleaned before I started.

Please no flaming to my e-mail address.
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Postby mexicanjunior » Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:46 pm

I sent in an MPEG-2, I hope it looked ok. :|
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Go Hitori! ^_^

Postby Clara Yuri Asaki » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:05 pm

Congratulations Hitori! "My Sweetness" was absolutely adorable! So sweet, cute, and romantic! I'm so glad it got first place! Yay! ^_^
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Re: Go Hitori! ^_^

Postby mexicanjunior » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:20 pm

Clara Yuri Asaki wrote:Congratulations Hitori! "My Sweetness" was absolutely adorable! So sweet, cute, and romantic! I'm so glad it got first place! Yay! ^_^


x 2

My Sweetness is good stuff. :D :up:
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Postby nitram » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:21 pm

mexicanjunior wrote:I sent in an MPEG-2, I hope it looked ok. :|


If I remember correctly your's looked fine. I'll double check it when I get home tonight though and let you know.
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Postby dwchang » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:25 pm

mexicanjunior wrote:I sent in an MPEG-2, I hope it looked ok. :|


Dang MJ, just how many cons did you submit to? Are you trying to beat a certain someone else in contests? j/k ;)

It better (not) have been Moneyshot. :-P

Congratulations Hitori!
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Postby mexicanjunior » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:26 pm

dwchang wrote:
mexicanjunior wrote:I sent in an MPEG-2, I hope it looked ok. :|


Dang MJ, just how many cons did you submit to? Are you trying to beat a certain someone else in contests? j/k ;)



It was a vid I haven't sent to any cons before (Sweet Empathy). :(
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Postby dwchang » Tue Jun 17, 2003 8:28 pm

mexicanjunior wrote:
It was a vid I haven't sent to any cons before (Sweet Empathy). :(


Again...j/k :)

Actually, I've been wondering when you'd finally send that to a con. I think it JUST might be your best video IMO...I have a tough time deciding between that and another one ;)

BTW that was a QUICK reply. I bet you will reply really quick again :-P
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Postby Castor Troy » Tue Jun 17, 2003 9:13 pm

dwchang wrote:
mexicanjunior wrote:I sent in an MPEG-2, I hope it looked ok. :|


Dang MJ, just how many cons did you submit to? Are you trying to beat a certain someone else in contests? j/k ;)

It better (not) have been Moneyshot. :-P

Congratulations Hitori!


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Postby dwchang » Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:25 pm

Castor Troy wrote:
MJ's joining the troll side! :twisted:


D00d you just reminded me of the time when (I think it was this) Joe argued with you about this last year :-D....
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Postby Castor Troy » Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:33 pm

dwchang wrote:
Castor Troy wrote:
MJ's joining the troll side! :twisted:


D00d you just reminded me of the time when (I think it was this) Joe argued with you about this last year :-D....


Good times...

I think... :?
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Postby Wonka » Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:52 pm

Hitori wrote:*speechless*


*Begins to clap to the beat*


Excellent work man :D
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Postby Hitori » Tue Jun 17, 2003 11:10 pm

THanks! :D


Good job to all the winners and everyone who entered!

*Retires video from future contests that it hasn't already been sent to*
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