A-m-v.org Holiday Special ("Christmas 2")

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A-m-v.org Holiday Special ("Christmas 2")

Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:27 am

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-I will insert these later-

I'm hoping that by posting this so earley it will give more people a chance to join in the mep this year...

I have a feeling I might end up calling this the "A-m-v.org Holiday Special"
but just like last year, if someone comes up with a better title then feel free to give out suggestions!

any suggestions on the mep are always welcome :)
PS. I have a better idea of what I want to do for transitions this year...
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Original Rules:

NEW: I was thinking of possibly making authored DVDs for all the people involved in the as a "gift" for being in the mep... (of the mep of course) if anyone is intersted please feel free to PM me... I would have to send it via Snail Mail so I would need an address to send it to... (can be a p/o box if you wish) anyways, its just a thought and a "thank you" for joining :)

MEP "Rules":

1. ANYONE can join, this MEP is open to anyone who wants to submit any short, and you're allowed to submit as many shorts as you want/can, but heres the "catch" depending on how many submissions to this mep and the quality of your submissions will depend on weather or not the clip makes it into the finished project. (most stipulations have not yet been decided, quality issues that may occure aside)

2. .ORG RULES: your shorts must comply with the A-M-V.org local hosting rules, so no excessive violence, and no porn! (and no Evenescence, Seether or Creed) would eventually like to host this on the .org when its done...

3. THEME: Must be Christmas/Winter Holliday themed! Also can be Chanukah themed or Kwanza (sp?) or Yule... What ever "winter holliday" you like! as long as its based on some kind of winter theme... (ps. Halloween is NOT a winter theme, it's a "Fall theme")

4. LENGTH: Each clip must be under 1 Minute!! this is a short compliation AMV MEP. If your AMV exceeds the time restriant it might not be included in the final product. (depending on my mood). I decided to give a bit more time this year cause a few of the people last year were pushing the 30 sec limit anyways... so yea got a whole min this year XD

5. CONTENT: (3 Parts)

A. Video - I perfer that the video contains Anime. Video Game/CGI is okay but it doesnt blend well with anime in my opinion... Manga is okay as well, but yea... it depends on how you use it, I think. Cartoons are okay, as long as the overall video is anime, and live action O.o I haven't decided yet, but yea... depends on the situation I think

--SUBMIT AS CLEAN OF A VIDEO AS YOU CAN GET!
if you know how to clean your video with AVISYNTH please feel free to do it, (it will save me some time, just let me know you did, cause I will more than likely be attempting to clean clips myself, so if you dont want me to screw it up, then clean it yourself XD)
videos containing unintentional subtitles will not be allowed.

--ALSO - Project files should be 640x480 or 720x480 (BUT if you give me clips in this AR I will fix it myself to 640x480) ..so if someone uses 16x9 source they should letterbox it.
--As for a codec/container to render them in: I'd perfer the cleanest .AVI you can get me. most prefferably Lagarith Lossless or XVID single pass..

--Each anime/series/movie/show will be limited to 3 entries. I will list the anime that is over used at the bottom of this first post, so you know what is off limits.
--And, yes Ah! My Goddess, Adventures of Mini Goddess, and Oh! My Goddess are all "the same series"... same for Rurouni Kenshin and Samauri X and whatever other series that works this way... they are all the same characters therefore the same series, imo.

B. Song/Audio - any songs that are allowed to be hosted on the .org are allowed! (no Evenescence, Seether or Creed) but any non-holliday songs only if you can make it fit the theme.
-- any songs used last year will not be allowed, unless you find a DIFFERENT VERSION of the song, this is to keep anything from repeating too much, and becomming redundant.
--Repeating Artists - like the Video sources, i want to limit the redundancy of repeating artists (I had 3 southpark clips last year O.o) so I'd like to keep it to 2-3 songs to the same artist (depends on what kind of song mix I get this year.)
--Song Claim - feel free to claim your song in the thread if you are worried about someone doing it!!!

C. Mood: I went for comedy last year, but got a mixed bag anyways, I'd perfer happy comedy stuff, but anything is possible at this point... most prefereably "happy" or "warm and fuzzy"... im not really going for "sad" sorries

6. WATERMARKS: I'd perfer you dont watermark.

7. HOW TO: Submit your FINAL project in any way possible to me either in AIM/PM/Skype/email/ect:
either you can send it to me VIA your own host, or you can send using one of these sites:

http://www.yousendit.com/
100mb limit

http://www.rapidshare.de/
100mb limit
(oh after so many dls from rapidshare i get blocked for a day or something, so I'd perfer you not use this one.)

http://www.bigupload.com/
300mb limit

http://www.megaupload.com/
250mb limit

http://www.savefile.com/
60mb limit

http://www.filefront.com/
1GB limit(by someone who just used it)

http://www.sharebigfile.com/
300mb limit (I found this one on google O.o)

http://www.filefactory.com/
300mb limit

http://www.badongo.com/
1GB (found on google, donno much about it)

Please put the video in a .zip or .rar file and include
1. the video
2. a separate WAV/high quality version of the song you use (cut to fit your video)..
3. and a .txt file that has this information:

your txt file wrote:1. Anime:
2. Song:
3. Did you already clean this?:
4. Your .org screenname:


8. DEADLINE: December 5, 2006 and the final product will probably be posted by when i finish it.... I kinda want to release it a bit earlier this year...

9. BETA: if you wish me to beta your video before hand, that way you dont send me a full quality vid and i go "o.O" feel free to send me a small coppy in whatever format you choose... this will save time...

10. Above all Have Fun! And feel free to make your videos as fun as you want them!

11. Suggestions: having a hard time comming up with any ideas?

These songs arent claimed yet:

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If there are any Questions feel free to post them in this thread
but be sure to read the whole thread before asking any new questions.
feel free to post in the thread as well if you want to join in XD

CLAIMED SONGS:
(I will bold the ones that are finished and accepted)

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CLAIMED ANIME:
(up to 3 clips per show)
bolded title means its been maxed out.

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Postby Mamo! » Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:34 am

I'm so in. I have no idea what I'm going to use yet, but I'll definitely think of something. :)

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Postby wurpess » Fri Oct 06, 2006 2:53 am

OOO!!! I wanna join!! I should know by Saturday or Sunday what I'm doing. (need to get back home and get my Dr. Demento Christmas cd out. :D )
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Postby Warpwind » Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:15 am

I really should refrain from joining any more meps... but... tempting

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Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:18 am

Warpwind wrote:I really should refrain from joining any more meps... but... tempting


no stress, if you end up getting inspired over something then join XD.. either way no stress XD

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Postby Kaxi » Fri Oct 06, 2006 3:59 am

I would like to join, but i don't know if i can make it, probably i will. I'll look into some songs later. (can it be for example a hungarian christmas song? ).

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Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Oct 06, 2006 4:03 am

it can be any kind of christmas or winter holiday theme song you want...
last year i got a japanese version of jingle bells, and some instrumentals... as long as it fits the theme then it should be good

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Postby Dragon/Roy » Fri Oct 06, 2006 6:36 am

ill join even though i dont know what im going to use either hehe

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Postby Infinity Squared » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:01 am

*gasps*

So I was out walking in the back streets of Maryborough (a backwater town in north-west Victoria) with a bunch of mates as we all just had a bit of tucker recently and wanted to stretch out and digest things a bit. We were all having a good yarn as we walked by, the street full activity and everyone forgetting for a moment the fact that the very next day they were going to get knackered from the race.

Anyway, as I was saying, we were walking on the streets and there were people everywhere and someone slags me with some sort of racial comment. Now you wouldn't want to do this to some Asian guy who's walking around with his other Asian mates who do have a reputation of being burly. I mean, fair suck of a sauce bottle, I guess it was dark after all and they were pretty hyped up about the race the next day and all, but there was a difference. My bunch probably doesn't care if we get booted right then for rowdy behaviour, but they probably did.

So I decided not to bother telling me mates who were a few metres ahead of me till the tossers were far enough. Being captain and all, I reckon I should at least take some responsibility and ensure my team remains not arrested out here.

We just kept walking, and just chilled out on that night air.
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Postby jubjub2 » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:05 am

Having not read anything posted yet (no time, in a rush this morning), you KNOW I am in.

Anime: Pokemon
Music: TBA (heh heh heh)

woo hoo! Holidays!

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Postby Moonie » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:10 am

Christmas?!!

Bah, Humbug!
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Postby jubjub2 » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:14 am

moonie211 wrote:Christmas?!!

Bah, Humbug!


This is the ghost of Christmas Past, Moonie....

deeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeettttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!
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Postby Moonie » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:21 am

jubjub2 wrote:
moonie211 wrote:Christmas?!!

Bah, Humbug!


This is the ghost of Christmas Past, Moonie....

deeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeettttttttttttttttttttttttttttt!
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Who said that?
*turns around*
Ahhhh! Its a ghost!
I was just kidding about the bah humbug! >_<
I will do something in this mep too
Don't hurt me ghost of Christmas Past! ^^;;;
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Postby Wakko227 » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:21 am

mmmm I wanna join. I'll use school rumble since harima wears a santa suit. Life is easy.

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Postby JaddziaDax » Fri Oct 06, 2006 7:48 am

moonie211 wrote:Christmas?!!

Bah, Humbug!


you dont have to do christmas it just has to be centered around a winter holiday :P read the description :P


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