Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest - RESULTS POSTED

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Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest - RESULTS POSTED

Postby StephenMcC56 » Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:15 pm

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Welcome Editors! Thank you for your interest in Saboten Con AMV Contest here in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Here is everything that you will need to know if you would like to participate! So as always, be sure to read the rules before submitting your entry. We can't wait to see what you create this year! Here are the categories
that we have for this year:

Action / Adventure
(Power, Intensity)

Drama/ Suspense
(Thriller, Theater)

Upbeat/ Dance
(Rhythm, Energy type feels)

Romance/ Sentiment
(loving, Emotional)

Comedy/ Humor
(laughs, The Silly)

Trailer/ Fun
(Film type, Commercial ads, Intros)


Rules:
-Policies and Conditions-
1. Will not accept any physical media you submit to us unless other wise you need to, please contact us.
2. You grant us unconditional, irrevocable, and eternal permission to use your submission(s) in any way, which includes (but is not limited to) copying, sharing, and exhibiting, as well as any purposes and usages that may be unrelated to this event.
3. The coordinators and judges may, at their discretion, re-categorize any entry they deem unsuited for the category specified by the entrant.
4. The coordinators and judges have the right to disqualify any submission for any fair and justifiable reason not foreseen in these rules.
5. All judgments and decisions are final and will post up the finalist in each category.
6. Do not submit someone else's AMV as if it were your own. Do not submit an “improved” version of someone else’s AMV unless you have the original creator’s explicit permission to do so.
7. Video must run at lease 1 minute to 6 minutes max, (I will allow at lease a 30 second video for the "Fun" category Only).

-Disqualification Rules-
1. Maximum Submissions
You may submit a maximum of Three AMVs per person.
No three AMVs may be for the same category.

2. Intros, closings, and identifiers.
Entries are screened anonymously. Therefore, videos should not contain any identifying information such as intros, closings, logos, slates, or credits of any kind.
NOTE: Any Trailer parodies are an exception and may use studio-style slates or
logos where customary, provided that they are completely original.

3. Studio Trademarks
Entries may not use studio trademarks (e.g. Paramount, Dream Works, WB logos, Funimation, etc.) unless it is intentional, it will be negotiated with before the entry is put in the contest.

4. Inappropriate Content
Entries that contain excessive content unsuitable for an age 13+ audience as determined by the coordinators and/or judges may be disqualified. Context and severity shall be taken under consideration.
For those with this concern, it is recommended to look over your submission or to not add that content at all. This included language in the audio/ music.

5. Non-Anime/Video Game Content
The visual content of your entry should consist of at least 70% anime-styled, manga-styled, or video game content. The judges reserve the right to accept or reject entries based on whether, in their opinion, an entry fits the spirit of an Anime Music Video event.

6. Submission Freshness Requirement
Your entry must be fresh prior from October 1st, 2016 to present.




Technical Standards:
-What We Prefer-
• Files much be MP4, AVI, WMV (MP4 is suggested)).
• Files averaging ~30MB per minute (75MB minimum, 300MB maximum).
• No video quality defects such as blurring, interlacing, macro-block.
• Audio must at lease 128 Kbps or higher, since will have better equipment this year.
----> Please check audio before sending, had some videos last year with very poor audio <----

Preferred Video Resolutions:
We strongly recommend submitting your video in the exact same resolution
that your source material is in, which is likely one of the following:
• 1920x1080 (This is the Max. will allow) (<----STRONGLY PREFERRED)
• 1280x720 (16:9, Square Pixel) (<----STRONGLY PREFERRED)
• 720x480 (4:3, 0.9:1 Pixel Aspect Ratio)
• 720x480 (16:9, 1.21:1 Pixel Aspect Ratio)
Anything less with be disqualified or will contact you back to fix the issue to ensure your entry.




What We REJECT:
• Any video hosting links such as YouTube, Vimeo, Veoh, or similar.
• Anything that requires an unusual level of difficulty to work with.
• Any language use, and inappropriate content.(Includes the music, please double check)
• Poor video quality and sound, again please check over your videos.


Submission Instructions:
We are only allowing electronic entries (via-email), no physical entries allowed.
- Entries being submitted online (via e-mail with the video links; Sendspace, Mediafire, google drive etc.) must be fully uploaded by the DEADLINE.
- Our Email to submit is projecttwinsamv@outlook.com
- Along with the entry, please provide the following information about your AMVs: (Copy and paste the form on bottom to email)

Real Name:
Country or State:
Studio name or name preferred to be used:
Email:
Title of AMV:
Music/ Audio:
Video/ Source:
Category:
Video download link:
Are you attending:



General Information:
- Once your AMV has been submitted to us, we will send an e-mail confirming (If I can reply in time) that we have received the entry.
- If the AMV has been approved for screening, we will send a second e-mail as soon as possible confirming your participation in the contest and will
also be posted on the this forum.
- If the AMV has NOT been approved for screening,
o (If there is still time before the deadline), we will send an e-mail recommending to make any adjustments based on the rules above.
o (If there is NO time before the deadline or NO changes can be made based on the rules above) It will be disqualified.

Remember, THE DEADLINE IS July 22nd 2017 @ 11:59PM. We will post the finalist a few weeks later of the deadline date.


Until the deadline, we will work as much as we can to get your entry ready and accepted for judging. (With the exception of making the AMV of course that’s your work)


Please direct all submission entries and any questions or concerns to:
projecttwinsamv@outlook.com
Please put "AMV submission" as the subject line for your entry.

-Thank You and Happy Editing
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby sayWut » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:45 am

whoop still using the forum sig banner I made you like years ago lol xD

Hmm I will chose

Action / Adventure
(Power, Intensity)

If thats not already taken if it is I will try Rythm, but i have some great Ideas for Action / Adventure
(Power, Intensity) and my editing skills have sky rocketed :p. This is gonna be fun!
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Sun May 21, 2017 11:22 pm

2 months out to deadline!!!
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby ougi » Wed May 24, 2017 4:00 pm

can I submit AMV that have been published?

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Wed May 24, 2017 9:52 pm

ougi wrote:can I submit AMV that have been published?

When did you publish it?
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby ougi » Wed May 31, 2017 3:25 pm

StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:can I submit AMV that have been published?

When did you publish it?


December 2016
is it okay?

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Wed May 31, 2017 8:30 pm

ougi wrote:
StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:can I submit AMV that have been published?

When did you publish it?


December 2016
is it okay?

Thats perfectly fine 8-)
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby ougi » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:03 pm

StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:
StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:can I submit AMV that have been published?

When did you publish it?


December 2016
is it okay?

Thats perfectly fine 8-)


allright, thank you very much XD

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:31 pm

ougi wrote:
StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:
StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:can I submit AMV that have been published?

When did you publish it?


December 2016
is it okay?

Thats perfectly fine 8-)


allright, thank you very much XD

Your very welcome!
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby ougi » Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:58 am

oh sorry, one more question
my AMV contain credit about used footage and music, is it okay to keep them without any editor/studio name written?

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:33 pm

ougi wrote:oh sorry, one more question
my AMV contain credit about used footage and music, is it okay to keep them without any editor/studio name written?

Without please, ill be putting them in.
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby ougi » Sun Jun 04, 2017 3:50 am

StephenMcC56 wrote:
ougi wrote:oh sorry, one more question
my AMV contain credit about used footage and music, is it okay to keep them without any editor/studio name written?

Without please, ill be putting them in.


allright, I'll remove them then ;)
thanks again!

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 6:34 pm

Need Trailer AMVs, have a goose egg in that category lol. Stay cool everyone and im talking to my AZ peeps. 122 degrees...yikes and climbing in spots.
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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby Studio Hawk » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:15 pm

Submitted two! I hope you enjoy them! :)

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Re: Saboten Con 2017 AMV Contest OPEN - Deadline July 22nd

Postby StephenMcC56 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:49 pm

We are two weeks to deadline!!!
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