A Taste of Animethon`s First ever mini AMV contest was a HUGE success. the contest was the events 2nd largest event right behind coplay and attended by 300+ (no bad for a con with about 2500)
Special thanks to King Redeem for his very creative Contest Opening Video.. Because of that, I was called Mr Sunshine by many of the attendees that went to the contest.. Thanks Ryan, I`ll get you back at some point!
Here are the winners. Once I catch up I`ll get in touch to send out the certificates and Prizes:
Heroes by AntaresHeart07 [Home by My first story to boku no hero academia]
Bullets Rain by Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Jigen's Gravestone]
AUDIENCE CHOICE - Runner-Up
Hell of a Feeling by shorisquared [Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time by Panic! at the Disco to Kizumonogatari]
JUDGES CHOICE Runner-Up & AUDIENCE CHOICE
Muse-ic by AnimeMashup [Nothing Stopping Me by Vicetone to Your Lie in April]
AND here is the playlist for the contest, it ran 55 minutes:
1. Heroes by AntaresHeart07 [Home by My first story to boku no hero academia]
2. Through the Fire - Your Name AMV by Ignatiaus [Through the Fire by Zayde Wolf feat. Ruelle to Your Name]
3. Outlawz of the Galaxy vol.2 by Speedy180 [Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2 Trailer to Outlaw Star]
4. Another Day of Sun by MinetChan [Another Day of Sun by La La Land Cast to Shirobako]
5. Deeper Connection by Kroner [Hunger in your haunt by Crywolf to Puella Magi Madoka Magica]
6. It's ... a Dragon? by Mysunsai [Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley to Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid]
7. Me, Tomo, and the Deaf Girl by ChibiAhiru [Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl Trailer to A Silent Voice]
8. Muse-ic by AnimeMashup [Nothing Stopping Me by Vicetone to Your Lie in April]
9. Hell of a Feeling by shorisquared [Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time by Panic! at the Disco to Kizumonogatari]
10. After Today by Cirera (Tsunderbird Studios) [After Today by Disney's A Goofy Movie to Various]
11. Solar Blush by Warlike Cygnet [Something New by Axwell Ingrosso to Yona of the Dawn]
12. Top Gun Trailer - Macross Plus Edition by Maboroshi Studio [Various Top Gun Trailers to Macross Plus]
13. Nowhere by AngelMaeVictory [Nowhere by Sarah Reeves to Shelter]
14. Deeznutz 2 by MycathatesyouAMV [Run You by The Qemists to Pom Poko, Various]
15. Thirsty by MadMegatax [Pepsi Commercial to Yurikuma Arashi]
16. Best Protag by KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studio) [The Man by The Killers to Persona 5]
17. D'awwww Wagon by drewaconclusion [You're My Best Friend by Queen to Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid]
18. Bullets Rain by Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Jigen's Gravestone]
19. Stranger Impact 2 by King Redeem [Stranger Things 2 Trailer to Neon Genesis Evangelion]
Here is a list of the finalists in Alphabetical order by Creator only. Thanks to everyone who entered!
Cirera (Tsunderbird Studios)
KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studio)
A Taste of Animethon (ATOA), held on January 19 & 20, 2018, is Animethon's smaller winter event and this year for the first time we are proud to present the Mini AMV Contest. The contest will be run during the con in Main Event which has a approx. capacity of 550! The duration of the contest will be one hour with about 16 to 18 finalists competing for Judges and Audience Choice as well as AMV Contest Coordinators Choice. There will be no categories so all AMVs will compete equally against each other
DEADLINE: Friday 11:59 PM MST, December 8, 2017 or until 40 entries are received, whichever comes first. NOTE the 40 entry limit is to keep the contest to a reasonable size for judging
RULES and Submission form can be found here
Quick Summary of the rules:
- • All entries must at least 30 seconds in length and no more than 6 minutes.
• Only one (1) entry will be accepted per individual or group
• Must not have premiered before July 8, 2017 or had been accepted in Animethon 24’s AMV Contest to qualify.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, credits, references to other contests or text that is unnecessary to the concept.
• The majority of your entry’s video content must consist of anime-styled or manga-styled content.
• Audio for all AMV entries (except Trailer/Commercial/Intro) must be majority music. No excessive dialogue.
• Must be age 14+ appropriate.
• AMV-Hell style entries will not be accepted.
• Must satisfy our technical requirements.