ANIMETHON 25 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

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ANIMETHON 25 AMV Contest - Open for Submissions

Postby Vlad G Pohnert » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:12 pm


This year Animethon is celebrating it's 25th Anniversary and has moved location to the Edmonton Shaw Conference Center. This means an exciting bigger and brand new Main Events room where the contest will be held!

DEADLINE: Sunday, June 17, 2018

QUICK RULES SUMMARY (Full set of rules can be found HERE):

• AMVs: Must be a minimum of 75 seconds and maximum of 6 minutes.
• Trailers, Commercials or Intros: Must be a minimum of 30 seconds and maximum of 3.5 minutes.
• No more than 2 entries per person/group.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, text, or credits.
• Must not have premiered before December 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.

As the contest will be two hours in length, all accepted entries will be judged by a panel of judges to determine the finalists.


AMV fixed categories have been eliminated and replaced with a larger number of elements that make up the essence of the AMV (i.e. Dramatic, Artistic, Parody, Trailer, Effect Oriented, etc.) found on the entry form. Once all entries have be received after the deadline, all the selected elements will be tabulated and all accepted entries will be grouped into the top six most common categories for judging.

Category Awards:
Up to six Awards. Categories will be determined after the submission deadline

AMV Contest Coordinator Choice Award
Awarded to a video selected by the AMV Contest Coordinator

Grand Prize Awards:
Best in Show
Audience Favourite

Best “Made in Alberta” Award
Awarded to a video entry made in the province of Alberta

Vlad G Pohnert
Animethon 25 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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