Otafest 2019 - AMV Contest

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Otafest 2019 - AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:17 am

Otafest’s AMV Contest is back and open to everyone who wants to submit an AMV video into competition.
You do not need to be present at the event to enter, but attendance is always encouraged when possible.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, April 5, 2019
RULES & SUBMISSION FORM: HERE

Quick Rules Summary:
• The duration limits for each submission are as follows:
>> AMV Entries: 75 seconds minimum, 6 minutes maximum.
>> Trailers, Commercials or Intros: 30 seconds minimum, 3 minutes & 30 seconds maximum.
• No more than 2 entries per person/group.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, credits, references to other contests or text that is unnecessary to the concept.
• Must not have premiered before September 1, 2018.
• 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.

AWARDS
Special Awards
- Up to a total of 8 special awards 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

Awards and prizes will be given out at the event, however If you are unable to attend the festival and you win something, you will be notified after the event by email. Your mailing address will then be requested so that any awards and prizes may be sent to you.

Good Luck and we look forward to more amazing videos!

Vlad G Pohnert
Otafest 2019 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 2019 - AMV Contest

Post by Kireblue » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:34 am

Just tried to send a video, but I got a "Error: No Details Found" message

Edit: I did get 2 confirmation emails though. Apparently it worked both times I tried even though the confirmation page has an error

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Re: Otafest 2019 - AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:57 am

Kireblue wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:34 am
Just tried to send a video, but I got a "Error: No Details Found" message

Edit: I did get 2 confirmation emails though. Apparently it worked both times I tried even though the confirmation page has an error
Thanks for letting me know, I'll have the web master look into it

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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