Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

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Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:33 am

WINNERS

Here are the results from the contest. Thanks to everyone that entered as we had record attendance.


BEST TRAILER
"Last Punch Tonight With Caped Baldy" by drgngrl [Last Week Tonight Promo by John Oliver & HBO to Various]

BEST DRAMA
"Bury A Friend" by mtagstyle [Bury A Friend by Billie Eilish to Tokyo Ghoul]

BEST FUN & PLAY
"The Ouran Side" by becauseimbored1 [The Other Side by The Greatest Showman to Ouran High School Club]

BEST COMMERCIAL
"Plus Ultra Bodywash" by Maboroshi Studio [Old Spice Commercials by NA to My Hero Academia]

BEST SENTIMENTS & ROMANCE
"Halo" by Nekokitkat [Halo by J2 featuring I.Am.Willow to Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms]

BEST RHYTHM & BEAT
"Miracle Whip" by Mycathatesyou69 [Uma Thurman by Fall Out Boy to Zombieland Saga & Various]

BEST ACTION
"Into The Cyber-Verse" by Ileia [What"s Up Danger by Blackway & Black Caviar to Ghost In The Shell]

BEST CONCEPT
"Pachyderm Panic" by drewaconclusion [Pink Elephants on Parade by Disney Studio Chorus to Puella Magi Madoka Magica]

BEST TECHNICAL & JUDGES" CHOICE
"Happy Little Clouds" by Glitzer [Bob Ross Remixed by Melodysheep to Various]

BEST HUMOR & BEST IN SHOW
"A Dying Bread" by Kisanzi [Bohemian Rhapsody by The Muppets to Various]


FINALISTS

And here are the finalists (total of 38 videos) by creator credit name. We will also be doing a Pre-show during seating (see below). Good luck to everyone!

becauseimbored1 (2X)
BioticAMVs
DopplerDo
Dragonrider1227
drewaconclusion (2X)
drgngrl
Glitzer
Ileia
KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studio)
King Redeem
Kirbygal (2X)
Kireblue
Kisanzi
Maboroshi Studio
MadMegatax (3X)
mtagstyle
Mycathatesyou69 (2X)
Mysunsai
Nekokitkat
PaNTSU oF d00m
Rider4Z (2X)
Sean.PNG (2X)
Shin
shorisquared
SuperEltanin
Tasha Livingstone
TheDestineeAMV
UnluckyArtist
Xophilarus (2X)


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

Jam The Golfer Productions
PieandBeer (Tsunderbird Studios)
NapThyme
Arcana
Jam The Golfer Productions
Copycat_Revolver
Marmalade Diva
Trenzilla
AllegoriestAMVs
MrShmucker

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Sakura-Con 2019 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, time permitting.

DEADLINE: Friday, 11:59 PST, March 1, 2019

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 seconds minimum, 6 min maximum.
--> Trailers: 1 min minimum, 3 min 30 sec maximum.
--> Commercials: No minimum, 60 sec maximum.
--> Intros: 15 seconds, 1min 30 sec maximum.
• No more than three entries per person/group. Commercials & Intros ARE AN EXCEPTION from this rule.
• No subtitles, watermarks, logos, credits, references to other contests or text that is unnecessary to the concept.
• Must not have premiered before September 1st, 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 13+ appropriate.
• AMV-Hell style entries will not be accepted.
• Must satisfy our technical requirements.


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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 2019 AMV Contest

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by XStylus » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:07 pm

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Sakura Con 2013-2019 - AMV something something of something.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Tasha Livingstone » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:59 pm

Hi Vlad! I haven’t received a PW for my account (nothing in spam). My emails for registration seem to vanish each year, so this is a heads-up.

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:05 pm

I did also forward it to you last night so maybe check and let me know and I can send it again
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 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Tasha Livingstone » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:44 pm

I kept refreshing and it finally showed up in my spam folder 👍

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:27 pm

Just over a month left. Keep those submissions coming!

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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: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Rider4Z » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:37 pm

WORKING ON IT

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Mol » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:07 pm

Oh maybe i can get something done this year for it posting so i dont forget :l
Still better than that MMO.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:18 pm

Just under two weeks to go till the deadline. As always, more submission still required

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by neko kitkat » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:56 pm

out of curiosity is She-ra (2018) an allowed source? Its anime-ish but I dunno if it actually qualifies. Please and thank you!

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Vlad G Pohnert » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:10 am

neko kitkat wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:56 pm
out of curiosity is She-ra (2018) an allowed source? Its anime-ish but I dunno if it actually qualifies. Please and thank you!
Not as anime or in the spirit of anime so no

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Rider4Z » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:33 am

Trying to make one more...

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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Kireblue » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:48 pm

Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:33 am
--> AMV Entries: 75 seconds minimum, 6 min maximum.
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Re: Sakura-Con 2019 AMV Contest

Post by Rider4Z » Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:12 pm

Kireblue wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:48 pm
Vlad G Pohnert wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:33 am
--> AMV Entries: 75 seconds minimum, 6 min maximum.
Give it 9 seconds of black

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