MomoCon 2023 AMV Contest - Winners & Feedback Survey

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MomoCon 2023 AMV Contest - Winners & Feedback Survey

Post by Kireblue » Sun Dec 11, 2022 11:07 pm

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It's that time again! MomoCon is now accepting entries for its 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competitions!
Entries will be accepted until Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 @ 11:59 pm EST. Each AMV Contest finalist will receive a free 4-day membership to MomoCon 2023, and the winner of each category will receive a trophy and a $75 Cash Prize. We're also giving $100 to the Coordinator's Choice Award winner, and $500 to the Director's Choice Award winner.

MomoCon's AMV Contest welcomes submissions from all forms of animation. We also have a separate V-MIX (Video Remix) Competition for Cosplay Music Videos and Live Action submissions. V-MIX Competition winners will receive an award and a free membership to next year's convention (MomoCon 2024).

This year, we're encouraging editors to submit videos that match our 2023 theme of "Extraordinary Voyages". All accepted submissions to either the AMV or V-MIX Competition are eligible to win the “MomoCon Theme Award” and $50 cash prize regardless of their genre, content, or whether or not they make finals. This award doesn't have a designated category, so participants will still need to determine the best fit category for their entry if submitting to the AMV Contest.

2023 AMV & V-MIX Submission Form
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Rules and Guidelines

General:
  • 1) Entries must comply with the Basic & Auxiliary guidelines outlined in the A-M-V.org CONGRSS Rules

    2a) The AMV Contest allows submissions from all forms of Animation. This includes but isn't limited to non-Japanese animation like RWBY, Steven Universe, Genshin Impact, and League of Legends.

    2b) The V-MIX Competition welcomes Cosplay Music Videos and Live Action submissions. Videos that primarily consist of animated footage are not eligible to be submitted.

    3) Entries must be shorter than 6 minutes. Submissions to the AMV Contest must also be longer than 45 seconds.

    4a) Entrants are only allowed to submit (1) video to a specific AMV Contest category. Also, entrants are allowed to submit to any (2) of the (6) categories. Entrants are allowed to submit to a 3rd AMV Contest category if one of their submissions is to either the Trailer or Comedy/ Parody category. Lastly, a specific video can not be submitted to more than one category.

    4b) Entrants can submit up to 3 additional videos to the V-MIX Competition. Videos that primarily consist of animated footage are not eligible to be submitted.

    5) All submissions must be sent by Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 at 11:59 pm (EST).
Categories:
The AMV contest has six categories. Entrants are allowed to select the best-fit category for their submission, but if our judges strongly disagree, it may be moved to a better-fitting category. *The V-MIX Competition doesn't have categories, so videos submitted to it will be judged against every other submitted video. The AMV Contest categories are as follows:

Trailer
Action
Drama / Serious
Romance / Sentimental
Fun / Upbeat
Comedy / Parody
File Formats:
MP4 is the preferred file type for entries. We strongly discourage submitting any other media type.

Judging:
We'll select the top five videos from each category, and screen them during the convention. Finalists will be announced and notified via e-mail about a week after the submission deadline passes. AMV Contest submissions that aren't selected as finalists will be moved to the V-MIX Competition. During the AMV Contest screening (May 27th, 2023), MomoCon attendees will vote for the winners of each individual category. Once the votes have been tailed, the winners will be announced at the event and via Twitter https://twitter.com/MomoConAMVs . The AMV contest will also be streamed LIVE on MomoCon's Twitch channel http://www.twitch.tv/team/momocon

Unlike the AMV Contest, the V-MIX Competition doesn't have finalists. After the submission deadline passes, our panel of judges will select videos to receive specific awards that will be announced during the V-MIX Competition screening (May 28th, 2023).

In addition to the V-MIX awards and Category winners, there will also be the following awards:
  • Judges' Choice: Chosen by MomoCon volunteer staff prior to the convention.
    Coordinator's Choice: Chosen solely by the AMV Contest Coordinator (Erik Norelus "Kireblue")
    Director's Choice: Chosen solely by the Co-Chair/ Founder of MomoCon (Jessica Merriman)
    Editors' Choice: Chosen via online voting by participants that submit to either the AMV or V-MIX Competition
We also give editors the opportunity to label themselves as a “rookie” or “novice” on their submission forms. By selecting these classifications, participants will become eligible to receive the “Best Rookie” or “Best Novice” awards which are meant to recognize the hard work of editors at different levels of experience. For the purpose of our judging, a “Novice” is someone who has been editing Fandom Music Videos for 2 years or less and has little to no prior experience in video editing. A “Rookie” is someone who may have prior experience in video editing, but has been editing Fandom Music Videos for 3 years or less, or has never won a major category award in a competition (Best Action, Drama, Comedy, etc). Selecting either of these options will not disqualify a participant from making finals or winning additional awards. Winners of the Best Novice and Rookie awards are ineligible to win each specific award a 2nd time.

Awards & Prizes:
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Anything not claimed will be shipped out immediately after the convention.
Submissions:
2023 AMV & V-MIX Submission Form
The form requires you to provide a download link of your video via a file-sharing service like Google Drive or Dropbox. Please ensure that the URL is a “shared” or “public” link. If your AMV is available for local download on A-M-V.org, you can instead provide a link to its video information page. If your video meets the necessary rules and requirements, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to you within 3 days. At any time, MomoCon reserves the right to not show or ultimately disqualify any video for any reason.

Contact:
If you have questions regarding any of MomoCon's AMV events or programming, you can contact us at momocon.amvs@gmail.com

About MomoCon:
MomoCon is an annual 4-day multi-genre convention held in Atlanta, Georgia that features content and programming targeted to every age group. In 2022, MomoCon welcomed over 42,000 attendees and is currently one of the largest anime conventions in North America! MomoCon 2023 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center from May 25th – 28th.

More information about MomoCon can be found here: MomoCon.com

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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition

Post by Zeonic Freak » Mon Jan 02, 2023 10:46 am

Dropped in some videos

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Post by BladEra123 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:22 am

Sent one in
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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition

Post by Rider4Z » Tue Jan 31, 2023 2:18 am

I sent gifts

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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition

Post by animefan1 » Mon Feb 20, 2023 7:33 pm

Just sent one in
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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition

Post by TritioAFB » Tue Feb 21, 2023 6:29 pm

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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition

Post by Kireblue » Sat Mar 25, 2023 10:15 am

A friendly 1-month reminder that the deadline is April 26th!

Also, we'd love to get more videos that match our 2023 theme of "Extraordinary Voyages". All accepted submissions to either the AMV or V-MIX Competition are eligible to win the “MomoCon Theme Award” and $50 cash prize regardless of their genre, content, or whether or not they make finals. This award doesn't have a designated category, so participants will still need to determine the best fit category for their entry if submitting to the AMV Contest.
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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition - [Deadline April 26th]

Post by Kireblue » Tue Apr 11, 2023 7:41 pm

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Re: MomoCon 2023 AMV & V-MIX Competition - [Deadline April 26th]

Post by Kireblue » Tue Apr 25, 2023 6:16 am

Deadline is Tomorrow!
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