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  • Bakadeshi
  • User Name: Bakadeshi
  • Member Since: Monday, September 29, 2003, 10:49 AM
  • Donation Level: Total Leech (Partaker)
  • Name: Kareef Huggins
  • Studio: AuN Studios
  • Location: South Florida and Georgia, USA
  • Homepage: http://www.aunstudios.com
  • Last Login: 2014-02-21 19:27:20
  • Forum Info: Profile        Posts (2637)
  • Journal: Last entry made on 2005-03-02 22:51:26
  • Usefulness: 962 with 153 opinions
    [average 119.8 of 230696 opinions; standard deviation 433.1 ]
  • Profile: ====================
    Introduction
    ====================
    For all those wondering where i've been, I'm currently married and have little time for this hobby anymore. That said I do plan to release stuff every now and then. [Added 12/11/2013]

    My name is Kareef, I currently live in the GA area. Iíve been Editing videos since late 2003, and my first video, Ordinary Day, premiered at Katsucon in Feburary of 2004. What originally made me want to try my hand at making videos was particularly after seeing Kwasek's "A Thousand Miles" at Katsucon, which was the main motivation behind "Ordinary Day". I had so much fun with making Ordinary day, that I just kept going. Ofcourse since then I have met many other talents on the org that also served as Inspiration and sempaiís in the editing world ;p
    My main forte seems to be Romance/Sentimental and Dramatic videos, Probably because I like those kind of vids/movies, and so I put my heart and soul more into making them. Ofcourse I like Comedy and fun videos aswell, though I usually don't get too many good ideas for comedy...

    My goal as an editor is simpleÖ Make it as close to the vision in my head as possible. If I donít know how to do it, figure out a way ;p Most of the fun for me in creating AMVs is learning something new. If there isn't a challenge to be met in a concept, its usually not as fun for me. Iím always experimenting with different methods of effects usage and editing to recreate what I envision in my head into my videos. I hope you enjoy them as much as I *usually*do making them.

    Videos participated in competitions:

    Katsucon 10 - Ordinary Day (Finalist).

    Anime Central 2004 - Angelís Redemption(Finalist)

    Otakon 2004 - Angel's Redemption(Finalist)

    AWA Exposition 2004 - Oratorio of Ghibli (won), Swallow, Another accidental Love story

    Awa Profesional 2004 - Eternal Sky (finalist in 2 categories)

    Anime USA 2004 - Another Accidental Love Story (won)

    Anime Destiny - Another Accidental Love Story(Finalist)

    AC3 2004 - Eternal Sky (won)

    Anime Central 2005 - Angels Redemption 2: The Circle of sin (won)

    Sakuracon - Angels Redemption 2: The Circle of sin (did not make final list)

    Otakon 2005 - The Little things (finalist)

    Awa Pro 2005 - Zetsumo (won)

    AWA Exposition 2005 (Mai-Reason [DC], the little things, Taisetsu no omoi, AR2)

    Otakon 2006 - Shattered dreams - Hinamori's story (won best dramatic)

    AWA Expo 2006 - true meaning of happiness(didn't win, no surprise realy ;p)

    Awards Won::
    2004:

    AWA Expo 2004 Best sentimental: Oratorio of Ghibli
    Anime USA 2004 1st Place Romance: Another Accidental Love story
    AC3 2004 Best Technical: Eternal Sky

    2005:
    The 2005 AnimeMusicVideos.org Viewers Choice Awards: Rookie of the year
    Anime Central 2005 Best Dramatic: Angel's Redemption 2
    AWA Profesional 2005 Best Action: Zetsumo

    2006:
    Otakon 2006 Best Dramatic Hiroko Award: Shattered Dreams - Hinamori's story

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    If you want to check out any of my vids and donít know where to start, here are my top 6 in order of most favorite to least:

    Zetsumo (Action, with dramatic and other elements. fast paced editing. Custom tailored story)
    Enoz Feat SOS Brigade - Forever
    Another Accidental Love Story ( Happy romance)
    Angelís Redemption (Horror, Pathos, guilt and redemption, fast paced editing)
    Angelís Redemption 2 (Dramatic, Pathos, guilt and redemption, smooth flowing editing)
    Shattered Dreams - Hinamori's story
    Mai-Reason (Director's cut)
    Swallow (Dramatic, fast and slower paced editing)



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    System Specifics and Software Used
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    My Current Computer for making AMVs:
    Primary: Athlon64 x2 4800+ (2400Mhz 929) on Asus ATI Chipset, (ATI x1960 graphics 512MB) 1024 MB DDR OCZ plat rev2 memory, Samsung 200, 250, and 320 GB hds, 2x Samsung 18x DVD+-RW drives

    Secondary: Athlon 64 3000+ (1800Mhz 929 socket) on MSI Neo4 Platinum [Nforce4 Chipset], 1024MB DDR plat rev2 memory, Geforce 6600 GT PCI-E Graphics, 160GB WD SATA HD 8MB cache, 300GB Samsung SATA2 8mb cache, External Samsung 160 GB, Samsung DVD+-RW 16x DL drive (x2).

    Third: Athlon PC, can;t realy remember specs, older system. Moslty used for network storage and other stuff.

    Laptop: Turion 64 3400+ 512MB ram, 80GB HD. Compaq Presario line.

    Programs Used in my AMVs:

    Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Gimp 2.5, DVD Decriptor, DGIndex, AviSynth 2.5x, VirtualdubMod, Beesweet lite, Megui, and winamp5 for sound track ripping.

    Codecs used: H264, Xvid, Mpeg2, Lame MP3, AAC, Huffyuv and Picvideo MJPEG for editing and exporting. ffdshow for everything else.

    ** As of "Zetsumo", all my videos will be released in H264 on local, with an Xvid variant available for slower PCs on a direct or indirect link. A minor video reelase such as an IC video may just be released in either H264 or Xvid on Local only.

    TO PLAY H264 ENCODED VIDEOS IN THE .MP4 CONTAINER:
    Is easy, just download the latest CCCP codec pack at the cccp project page Or download the latest VLC player to play it natively without installing codecs.

    I use the MEGUI package with the HQ-Insane profile to encode all my H264 encoded movies. I use bitrates between 1200-1800 depending on the source material and what gives me the best quality to size ratio.

    Backup systems:

    Compaq Presario 2100 laptop (1300 Mhz Celeron, 256 MB ram, 40GB HD)
    Compaq Turion 3400+ laptop (1800 Mhz Athlon 64, 512 MB Ram, 80GB HD, 1MB l2 cache)

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    Also, I can't stress this enough, I always love to receive Criticism on my videos. Leave honest opinions weather they are good or bad. This is the best way to really know how the audience reacts to your technique and to find ways to improve yourself. Opinions that tell me the user loved the video, but also points out things that bothered them are the ones I like to receive the most, Even more than the ones that just have good things to say, since it feels more real that way ;p Especially since I know my videos are not perfect. I will ofcourse try to respond to every opinion I get, but sometimes work and real life delays that, so don't think I am ignoring ya. So Bring it on, I'm ready for it!

global average

  • Count230696
  • Originality8.47
  • Visual Quality8.37
  • Audio9.00
  • Action Sync8.45
  • Lip Sync8.24
  • Special Effects8.49
  • Effort8.60
  • Re-view-ability7.92
  • Overall8.43

average given

  • Count153
  • Originality8.78
  • Visual Quality8.29
  • Audio9.41
  • Action Sync8.78
  • Lip Sync8.42
  • Special Effects8.94
  • Effort9.07
  • Re-view-ability8.15
  • Overall8.50

average received

  • Count550
  • Originality9.11
  • Visual Quality9.53
  • Audio9.68
  • Action Sync9.29
  • Lip Sync8.34
  • Special Effects9.26
  • Effort9.53
  • Re-view-ability8.75
  • Overall9.25

10 FAVORITE ANIME

1.
Tsubasa Chronicle
2.
Vision of Escaflowne, The
3.
Bleach
4.
Haibane Renmei (Charcoal Feathers Federation)
5.
Marmalade Boy
6.
Now and Then, Here and There (Ima Soko ni Iru Boku)
7.
Naruto
8.
Trigun
9.
Record of Lodoss War (OAV)
10.
Chobits

My Videos (43)

  • [hits: 7759][opinions: 13]
    • Blaque Till the last tear drop falls
    • Chobits
    • Drama
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • [hits: 6789][opinions: 12]
    • Spiritfall My Reason
    • My HiME
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
  • An AMValentine - 2007 (2007-02-11) (27 collaborators)
    [hits: 18842][opinions: 5]
    • ...There are 37 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 103 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Fun
    • Horror
    • Other
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
    • Serious
  • An AMValentine - 2009 (2009-02-10) (24 collaborators)
    [hits: 14132][opinions: 2]
    • ...There are 31 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 60 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Fun
    • Instrumental
    • Other
    • Parody
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
    • Serious
  • Angel's Redemption (2004-04-24)
    [hits: 24622][opinions: 60]
    • Mazedude Doom2 - Blood Bath
    • Ceres, Celestial Legend (Ayashi no Ceres)
    • Action
    • Drama
    • Horror
    • Instrumental
    • Serious
  • [hits: 14895][opinions: 35]
    • Evanescence Eternal
    • The Wingless Secret of Mana Aphrodite Oceanus OC ReMix
    • Sephire Kingdom Hearts Above the rising falls OC ReMix
    • Jared Hudson Xenogears Uncaptured Jewel OC ReMix
    • Haibane Renmei (Charcoal Feathers Federation)
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
    • Horror
    • Instrumental
    • Serious
  • Animasia: First Instrumentality (Part I) (2005-12-25) (6 collaborators)
    [hits: 7532][opinions: 10]
    • ...There are 6 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 9 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Instrumental
  • Animasia: First Instrumentality (Part II) (2005-12-25) (6 collaborators)
    [hits: 5045][opinions: 8]
    • ...There are 9 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 10 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Instrumental
  • [hits: 17711][opinions: 48]
    • Counting Crows Accidentally in Love
    • Please Teacher (TV)
    • Fun
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • [hits: 2522][opinions: 5]
    • Evanescence Eternal
    • Haibane Renmei (Charcoal Feathers Federation)
    • Drama
    • Horror
    • Serious
    • Trailer
  • AuN Project 2009 - TouhouMix (2009-09-18) (10 collaborators)
    [hits: 5446][opinions: 4]
    • Touhou Kaeidzuka Wind god girl
    • Touhou Kaeidzuka Flowering Night
    • Touhou Kaeidzuka Higan retour
    • ...There are 13 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Fun
    • Instrumental
  • Ayumix: D a y b r e a k (2006-02-23) (13 collaborators)
    [hits: 33547][opinions: 17]
    • Ayumi Hamasaki Daybreak Hal's mix 2002
    • Ayumi Hamasaki Opening Run - JK's extended mix
    • Ayumi Hamasaki I am... Night clubber's mix
    • Ayumi Hamasaki No more words - Turn up the break mix
    • Ayumi Hamasaki I am... Huge fairytale mix
    • ...There are 12 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Dance
    • Fun
    • Other
    • Sentimental
  • [hits: 44995][opinions: 32]
    • The Veronicas 4ever
    • Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, The (TV)
    • Comedy
    • Fun
    • Romance
  • Eternal SKY (2004-09-26)
    [hits: 5740][opinions: 18]
    • Akino Arai Time of gold flowing
    • Escaflowne - The Movie (movie)
    • Instrumental
    • Sentimental
  • Fraise parfum capote (AMV-France Team IC) (2008-10-26) (3 collaborators)
    [hits: 3896][opinions: 0]
    • SKIN She is on
    • Planet Funk Chase the sun
    • Groove Armada Madder
    • Ef - a tale of memories (TV)
    • Myself ; Yourself (TV)
    • Soul Eater (TV)
    • Action
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Fun
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • [hits: 48131][opinions: 35]
    • Anna Inspi NANA(Black stones) Ah Ah
    • ...There are 54 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Dance
    • Fun
    • Other
    • Parody
  • [hits: 11180][opinions: 27]
    • Spiritfall My Reason
    • My HiME
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
  • Moonlight Melody: A Sailor Moon Music Tribute (2006-12-04) (13 collaborators)
    [hits: 16290][opinions: 1]
    • ...There are 28 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 93 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Fun
    • Instrumental
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
    • Serious
  • NO EXCUSES! (2009-12-14) (46 collaborators)
    [hits: 10298][opinions: 0]
    • edIT More Lazers
    • ...There are 36 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Comedy
    • Fun
    • Other
  • [hits: 1904][opinions: 2]
    • Green Day She's a Rebel
    • Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran (TV)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Fun
  • Oratorio of Ghibli (2004-08-13)
    [hits: 3370][opinions: 0]
    • James Newton Howard Flying
    • Cat Returns, The
    • Kiki's Delivery Service
    • Laputa, Castle in the Sky
    • Fun
    • Instrumental
    • Sentimental
  • Ordinary Day (2004-02-15)
    [hits: 7619][opinions: 14]
    • Vanessa Carlton Ordinary Day
    • Spirited Away
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • Project Ayumix 2 - Release! (2007-09-21) (18 collaborators)
    [hits: 26767][opinions: 17]
    • ...There are 7 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 27 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Dance
    • Fun
    • Other
    • Sentimental
  • Project Elysium (2008-11-03) (17 collaborators)
    [hits: 57797][opinions: 39]
    • ...There are 15 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 90 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Dance
  • Reflections of Style 2 (2005-09-23) (20 collaborators)
    [hits: 38584][opinions: 25]
    • NERD Rockstar (Jason Nevins Remix)
    • Hybrid If I Survive
    • Plummet Cherish The Day (Antillas Remix)
    • Basement Jaxx VS Brazilian Guys Good Lucky (DnB Bootleg Remix)
    • Kevin Shields Ikebana
    • ...There are 32 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Fun
    • Other
  • Run away with me (2004-04-02)
    [hits: 5035][opinions: 12]
    • Trapt Echo
    • Laputa, Castle in the Sky
    • Drama
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • Seventh Heaven (2009-09-19)
    [hits: 7812][opinions: 2]
    • 30 Seconds to Mars I'll Attack
    • Eureka Seven: Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers (movie)
    • Action
    • Drama
    • Romance
  • Sexy Body Cowgirls (2004-03-10)
    [hits: 6644][opinions: 10]
    • Eminem & Shaggy Eye of the tiger (DJ Defcom Remix)
    • Cowboy Bebop
    • Cowboy Bebop - The Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
    • Trigun
    • Comedy
    • Fun
    • Parody
  • [hits: 30534][opinions: 42]
    • Within Temptation Angel
    • Bleach
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
  • SOUL☺GROOVE (2009-09-19)
    [hits: 15636][opinions: 5]
    • Groove Armada Madder
    • Soul Eater (TV)
    • Action
    • Dance
    • Fun
  • Stary Knight (2013-12-11)
    [hits: 481][opinions: 1]
    • Cascada Everytime we Touch
    • Star Driver: Kagayaki no Takuto (TV)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Fun
    • Romance
  • [hits: 2417][opinions: 0]
    • Yahoo Dolphin CM Audio
    • Xxxholic
    • Comedy
    • Parody
  • The AMV Telephone Project (2007-01-13) (14 collaborators)
    [hits: 16228][opinions: 7]
    • ...There are 27 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 24 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Comedy
    • Drama
    • Fun
    • Horror
    • Instrumental
    • Other
    • Parody
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
    • Serious
  • [hits: 5194][opinions: 2]
    • Ayumi Hamasaki Pride
    • Princess Tutu
    • Whisper of the Heart
    • Other
    • Sentimental
  • The little things (2005-08-20)
    [hits: 6117][opinions: 11]
    • Edwin McCain I could not ask for more
    • Chobits
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • [hits: 4474][opinions: 2]
    • ...There are 6 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 8 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    •  
  • [hits: 3987][opinions: 1]
    • Meat Loaf I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
    • Eiken
    • Comedy
    • Parody
  • Trouble≤ (2005-11-06)
    [hits: 3813][opinions: 4]
    • Green Day She's a Rebel
    • Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran (TV)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Fun
  • When I'm with you (2004-01-27)
    [hits: 6416][opinions: 9]
    • Jessica Simpson With You
    • Ranma 1/2
    • Ranma 1/2 The Movie 2: Nihao my Concubine
    • Ranma 1/2 The Movie: Big Trouble in Nekonron China
    • Character Profile
    • Fun
    • Romance
  • Zero no Ai (2009-04-15)
    [hits: 12142][opinions: 11]
    • Taylor Swift Love Story
    • Familiar of Zero, The (TV)
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
  • Zetsumo (2005-09-24)
    [hits: 82022][opinions: 75]
    • Ayumi Hamasaki Game
    • Naruto
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
  • [hits: 7041][opinions: 0]
    • ...There are 18 songs... (click title for full list)
    • ...There are 137 anime...
    • (click title for full list)
    • Action
    • Character Profile
    • Comedy
    • Dance
    • Drama
    • Fun
    • Instrumental
    • Other
    • Romance
    • Sentimental
    • Serious
  • ~Swallow~ (2004-08-18)
    [hits: 7169][opinions: 26]
    • Story of the Year Swallow the knife
    • Now and Then, Here and There (Ima Soko ni Iru Boku)
    • Character Profile
    • Drama
    • Serious