OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

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OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:35 am

WINNERS

Here is the list of Winners.
The contest was fantastic this year and the audience loved it!
I will be contacting all the winners and confirming their address so the awards and prizes can be send out.

Don’t Let Your Memes be Dreams Award
'Desu Circulation' by Cirera (Tsunderbird Studios) [Everybody's Circulation by TMABird to Various]

Most Theatrical Award
'New Star' by GloryQuestor [The Greatest Show by The Greatest Showman Movie Cast to Kaleido Star]

Most Nostalgic Award
Galactic Girl' by SOGESNAKE [Atomic Betty Intro to Space Patrol Luluco]

This Ice Dance Can Move Mountains Award
'The Beat I Drum - Anthem on Ice' by SyncopatedID [This is Me by Keela Settle to Yuri on Ice]

Failed First Dates Award
'Conquer Your Girl' by AntaresHeart07 [Feel So Good by BAP to Various]

The Your Name Is (Not) Alone Award
'Your Name 1.11' by CatGirl Research Society [Zen Zen Zense by Radwimps to Your Name & Evangelion 1.11]

Judges’ 3rd Place & Audience Favorite 3rd Place & The "Tears Just Wont Stop!!" Award
'Familiar' by shorisquared [When She Loved Me by Sarah McLachlan to She and Her Cat: Everything Flows]

Audience Favorite 2nd Place & Most Touching Video Award
'The Greatest Gift' by Rider4Z [A Thousand Years by Christina Perri to Various]

Judges' 2nd Place
'Bullets Rain Noir' by Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Lupin III: Jigen's Gravestone]

Audience Favorite 1st Place
IT-otoro' by Gina Nelson [IT (2017) Trailer to My Neighbor Totoro]

Judges' 1st Place (Best in Show)
'SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)' by Gina Nelson [Cake by the Ocean by DNCE to Various]

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OTAFEST 2018 AMV CONTEST FINALISTS

Here is the list of finalists (By Credit Name):

AngelMaeVictory
AntaresHeart07 (2X)
CatGirl Research Society
Cirera (Tsunderbird Studios)
DopplerDo
EnQuatre
Epitome
Gina Nelson (2X)
Glitzer and Obsidian Zero
GloryQuestor
Howl Works
Iren S.S.
Magicflier
MinetChan (2X)
MoonieAMV
Mysunsai
PaNTSU oF d00m
PieandBeer (Tsunderbird Studios)
Rider4Z (2X)
Sephirothskr
shorisquared (2X)
SOGESNAKE
SyncopatedID
Tasha Livingstone
TheAsian777
TheDestineeAMV (2X)
UnluckyArtist
Xophilarus


Thanks,

Vlad

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Back again is Otafest's AMV Contest. This year Otafest 2018 is Celebrating it's 20th Anniversary!

Otafest take's place in Calgary's Convention Center on May 18 to 20, 2018

Rules and submission forms can be found HERE
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, April 6, 2018

Quick Rules Summary:
• AMVs: Must be longer than 74 sec., shorter than 6 min.
• Trailers, Commercials or Intros: Must be longer than 29 sec., shorter than 3.5 min.
• No more than 2 entries per person/group.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, text, or credits.
• Must not have premiered before September 1, 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 14+ appropriate.
• AMV-Hell style entries will not be accepted.
• Must satisfy our technical requirements

THIS Contest has no categories and awards are as follows:

Special Awards
• Up to a total of 8 special awards (with "special" titles) will be given out.

Judges’ Top Awards
• 1st Place (Best in Show), 2nd Place, and 3rd Place

Audience Favorite Awards
• 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place

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Otafest 2018 AMV Coordinator
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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:14 pm

Just under 4 weeks to go, get those entries in!

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

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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:19 pm

Just under 2 weeks left, get those entries in!

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Rider4Z » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:02 am

2 from me.

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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:33 pm

4 days left till the Deadline!

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:17 am

just over 2 days left, still looking for more entries

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby shorisquared » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:21 am

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:just over 2 days left, still looking for more entries

Vlad


I got you, Vlad. Will send my two today.
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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby PaNTSU oF d00m » Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:23 pm

shorisquared wrote:
Vlad G Pohnert wrote:just over 2 days left, still looking for more entries

Vlad


I got you, Vlad. Will send my two today.


THINK OF THE CHILDREN SHORI

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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Sephirothskr » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:55 pm

Hey Vlad I made a boo-boo and submitted a video that premiered before the fresh date. My bad, disregard that video please. The other one is golden though!
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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:11 am

Sephirothskr wrote:Hey Vlad I made a boo-boo and submitted a video that premiered before the fresh date. My bad, disregard that video please. The other one is golden though!


Yep...


So 24 Hours Left to go (MST)! Don't wait till the last moment

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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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - Open

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:15 pm

Still taking entries all the way to the end of today, could use a few more!

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Finalists

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Tue May 01, 2018 10:04 pm

Now with Finalists (In the First Thread). Congrads to everyone!

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Mon May 21, 2018 7:35 pm

Winners Posted in first message

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: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby shorisquared » Mon May 21, 2018 8:03 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:Winners Posted in first message

Vlad

Nice! Thanks for putting on another great contest, Vlad! Glad people enjoyed the show. Congrats to everyone! Also, here's the YouTube playlist:

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Re: OTAFEST 2018 AMV Contest - With Winners

Postby SOGESNAKE » Mon May 21, 2018 8:17 pm

Unfortunately couldn't stick around for the AMV contest this year, was really dissapointed since there was alot of good AMVs I recognized and wanted to see crowd reactions to them. :cry:

But on the plus side, happy with the results. Congratulations to everyone. :mrgreen:
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