Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

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Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:12 am

WINNERS

The Contest was Fantastic! Not only did it break our attendance records, but it everyone said it was a great contest. Thanks to everyone who entered and thanks to ALL the editors that came as we gave out all but two of the awards in person!

BEST ACTION
"Hell of a Feeling" by shorisquared [Don't Threaten Me With a Good Time by Panic! at the Disco to Kizumonogatari]

BEST COMEDY
"Ultimate Showdown of My Anime Library" by NapThyme [Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny by to Various]

BEST DRAMA
"A Corner of Home" by Nekokitkat [Home by Gabrielle Alpin to In This Corner of the World]

BEST TRAILER
"Pride + Prejudice + Butlers" by BecauseImBored1 [Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Trailer to Black Butler]

BEST UPBEAT
"SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)" by Gina Nelson [Cake by the Ocean by DNCE to Various]

BEST TECHNICAL
"Counter" by UnluckyArtist [Noisy by Noga Erez to Various]

JUDGES' CHOICE
"Bullets Rain" vy Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Lupin the Third: Jigen's Gravestone]

BEST CONCEPT, BEST ROMANCE/SENTIMENTS & BEST IN SHOW
"Familiar" by shorisquared [When She Loved Me by Sarah McLachlan to She and Her Cat: Everything Flows]

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FINALISTS

And here are the finalists (total of 35 videos) by creator credit name. We will also be doing a Pre-show during seating (see below). Good luck to everyone!

AMV-X
BecauseImBored1
Charlotte Bergman
DopplerDo (2X)
drewaconclusion
EnQuatre
Gina Nelson
Hiroto Sumi
Ileia
King Redeem
Kirbygal
Kroner
Maboroshi Studio
MinetChan
MoonieAMV
MycathatesyouAMV
MycathatesyouAMV & King Redeem
NapThyme
Nekokitkat (2X)
PieandBeer
Rider4Z (2X)
Shin
shorisquared (2X)
Speedy180
Studio Hawk
SuperEltanin
Tasha Livingstone
TheDestineeAMV (2X)
UnluckyArtist
Xophilarus


PRESHOW (When Seating for Contest)
(Editors in Alphabetical order)

1jasmineb
CatGirl Research Society
DrPenguin
Glitzer & Obsidian Zero
KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studio)
Maboroshi Studio
MadMegatax
Mysunsai
Sean.PNG
StudioVideoHome SvH
SyncopatedID
Tasha Livingstone
Trenzilla
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Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest

Sakura-Con’s AMV contest is an event for fans to showcase their creative talents in the form of music videos. The Contest is open to anyone, be they amateur or professional. Attendance is not required, but is strongly encouraged.

Finalists will be shown during the main competition while selected non-finalist entries will be presented during the pre-show just before the main competition, time permitting. All other accepted non-finalists will be played in the AMV Theatre during the weekend.

DEADLINE: Saturday, 11:59 PST, February 3, 2018

GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK TO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE: HERE

CONTEST OVERVIEW AND RULES: : HERE

QUICK RULES SUMMARY:
• Submission duration limits: The duration limits for each submission are as follows:
--> AMV Entries: 75 sec minimum, 6 min maximum.
--> Trailers: 1 min minimum, 3 min 30 sec maximum.
--> Commercials: No minimum, 1 min maximum.
--> Intros: 30 sec minimum, 1min 30 sec maximum.
• No more than three entries per person/group. Each must be for a different category.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, credits, references to other contests or text that is unnecessary to the concept.
• Must not have premiered before August 1st, 2017.
• 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 13+ appropriate.
• AMV-Hell style entries will not be accepted.
• Must satisfy our technical requirements.


Vlad, Jason & Troy
Sakura-Con 2018
AMV Contest Coordinators
Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby AlbinoPlant » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:51 pm

i'm not sure if it's just me, but i tried registering and never got the email with my password information. i tried registering again with the same username cause i wasn't sure if it just didn't work, but apparently my username is in the system now. any idea how i can get my password info to login? there is no "forgot your password" button.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:06 pm

AlbinoPlant wrote:i'm not sure if it's just me, but i tried registering and never got the email with my password information. i tried registering again with the same username cause i wasn't sure if it just didn't work, but apparently my username is in the system now. any idea how i can get my password info to login? there is no "forgot your password" button.


I will send it to you manually. For reasons beyond the sites control, it just does not seem to send t certain e-mails.. Mainly Hotmail accounts.

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Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby AlbinoPlant » Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:11 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
AlbinoPlant wrote:i'm not sure if it's just me, but i tried registering and never got the email with my password information. i tried registering again with the same username cause i wasn't sure if it just didn't work, but apparently my username is in the system now. any idea how i can get my password info to login? there is no "forgot your password" button.


I will send it to you manually. For reasons beyond the sites control, it just does not seem to send t certain e-mails.. Mainly Hotmail accounts.

Vlad


got the email from you. thank you so much! :shark:

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Tasha Livingstone » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:34 pm

Hi Vlad! I never received an email with my password.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Dec 02, 2017 1:50 pm

Tasha Livingstone wrote:Hi Vlad! I never received an email with my password.


Yea, the system does not like Hotmail and Yahoo e-mails, send manually.

Vlad
Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Tasha Livingstone » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:31 pm

Do you want me to email you links then? Or are you sending my password manually? I haven't received any emails from you yet.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:44 pm

Tasha Livingstone wrote:Do you want me to email you links then? Or are you sending my password manually? I haven't received any emails from you yet.


I will resend it to you tonight
Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator


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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Cneq » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:45 am

Signed up and didn't get a password in my email. Not sure If it's manual or not, but just posting here anyways just in case.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:48 am

Cneq wrote:Signed up and didn't get a password in my email. Not sure If it's manual or not, but just posting here anyways just in case.


resent

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Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Cneq » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:29 am

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Cneq wrote:Signed up and didn't get a password in my email. Not sure If it's manual or not, but just posting here anyways just in case.


resent

Vlad
Thank you :) Appreciate it

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:28 am

4 Weeks to go!

Vlad
Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:16 am

just over 2-1/2 weeks to go

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Sakura-Con 2013 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
AX 2012 - 2018 AMV Assistant Manager
Otafest 2012 - 2018 AMV Coordinator
Animethon 10 (2003) - 25 (2018) AMV Coordinator

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Re: Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Rider4Z » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:58 am

I have one more I'm trying really hard to finish in time.


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