AMV Salad 2: the Second Serving - we has download link!

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AMV Salad 2: the Second Serving - we has download link!

Postby Deuce Loosely » Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:55 am

Yes, AMV Salad (an updated version of what was once called AMV Hell 3.14) is going for seconds!

Download the finished product now!

So far, the "tour" schedule for this series will be as follows.
* I plan on one video per year.
* Each video will premiere at Otakon.
* The regular venues, barring any changes, also include NekoCon, Katsucon, TekkoshoCon, Anime Expo, and AMA. This list may expand.

Submissions are no longer being accepted!
This project will enter post-production on Sunday, June 1 of 2008.
I may also make an early final call when and if the video nears the half-hour mark.
Yes, I think 30 minutes is a fair amount. ;)


The "rules":
* 1. HAVE FUN! BE CREATIVE! Most of all, BE FUNNY!
* 2. All entries must be under 30 seconds in length. You may submit a complete AMV, but PM me with any preference you may have about which part(s) you want to use.
* 3. Your video must meet the standards required for being uploaded to a-m-v.org. Video source must be anime. No extreme graphic violence, nudity, or sexual content. The "PG-13" standard is in effect here.
* If you are skilled enough to place moving anime characters on a live-action background (see AMV Hell 3 for examples), this is acceptable. On the same note, using real-life images within your clips (see "Something Fishy" by JaddziaDax) is also okay. Just don't let it overwhelm your production.
* 4. You can submit as many entries as you like, provided they are all different. Do not submit multiple entries that only have slight variations from each other.
* 5. Please refrain from publishing your clips to Yoo Toobe or other such public video web sites until after the project goes live on the 'org. We kind of want to keep the contents of the final edit a surprise.
* 6. EVERYONE who enters this project will have at least one entry in the final compilation. The catch is you don't want to turn in just one entry and have it be a mediocre video among the other great submissions. Show us your best effort.
* 7. No no NO SUBTITLES! The only exception to this rule is if you inserted your own as a means of parody or left a line in to further express the point of your video. Just make sure that whatever subtitles you leave in run with the context of the sound source somehow.
* 8. NO watermarks of any kind! If you don't know how to remove that thing from playback yet, consult the Help files in the respective program (most often, it's DivX).
* 9. Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated here! If you are found to have submitted the work of another producer without permission and credited yourself with its creation, you will be removed completely from the project AND reported to the 'org admins.

You may also send your unfinished "doomed to incompletion" AMVs for consideration.

If any more guidelines are needed, this list will be modified to include them.

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Send all entries to deuceloosely@gmail.com
OR
(if your email server won't allow you to transfer large files) send a download link from http://www.megaupload.com.
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Technical standards:
Be sure to send the highest quality version of your work possible. If you have the option of using DVD video rather than downloaded fansubs, please do so. Seriously.

* File formats which are acceptable are
- mpeg2
- avi (DivX or HuffyUV preferred)
- mpeg1 (if necessary)
- WMV (as an ABSOLUTE last resort - please render as DV-AVI).

* The final compilation will be shown on full-screen mode when presented, so...
- 640x480 display size,
- a frame rate of 29.97 fps (NTSC "drop frame"),
- 4:3 aspect ratio (if possible)
are preferred as a standard for this project.

* Please, before you render your clips, add a second or two of blank video at the beginning and end of your submissions. For some reason, the last second of video has been cutting off. I don't know if it's a codec problem or my media player, etc...but it would be most appreciated if you all could do this for me. I'll cut off the blank during post-production. Thanks in advance. ;)

* Please render your clips to Progressive (no interlace). If there is a problem with the visual quality, we'll discuss further options for remedying the situation.

* All smaller frame sizes will be resized to 640x480, so please don't send in videos with resolution much smaller than that or it will look... bad... when projected to a big screen.

* I don't mind if audio is uncompressed (wav). If you for whatever reason decide to compress before sending your clip, please use LAMEmp3 (stereo; 128kbps). I typically go through VirtualDubMod for this.


(I know this is a lot to swallow, but the end result will be spectacular...)

For a listing of inexpensive alternatives to Windows Movie Maker, refer to the following link:
http://www.animemusicvideos.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=61207
(I personally recommend Sony Vegas 7 for those of you hooked on the WMM2 interface). If you're on a low budget, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 11 or higher is a good option.

I'm hoping to stir up interest, although I already have several producers already on board (hold-overs from AMV Salad). I'd like to bring many more to this sequel for a wider variety of styles and range of humor.

Producers I've received affirmative response from:
=DarKNesS= *
usa mimi productions
Maru-sha *
ZZMaxX *
RanMouri *
Dezbo21 *
Matt_Colly
vinylvengeance
skyedream75 *
Pas1990
Erokodomo (Hourglass Productions) *

(* Submitted material)

Who else is up for another round?
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Postby prYzm » Tue Oct 23, 2007 4:47 am

when is the cutoff date for submissions, cause u mention u accept starting 26th and id love to enter in this, but in practicality i wont be able to start anything till after xmas, cause i have uni exams coming up (then xmas and thats an event in itself) but if entries continue into january id definetly be able to have at least 1 clip ready. so yeh when do submissions last until?
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Postby Deuce Loosely » Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:48 am

prYzm wrote:...so yeh when do submissions last until?


I will be accepting submissions for a LONG time, like until maybe late June 08. ;)

I think I should add here that I need one thing from those of you who choose to commit to this project: a production tag. If you are rejoining the AMV Salad series, let me know if you want me to use the one you sent me last time.

As for the rest of you, the production tags will be shown in succession during the end credits of the video.

While you all are (hopefully) gearing up for the sequel, I am planning the opening sequence. Right now, I am thinking of which song to use. I have a few ideas...

Captain and Tennille: Do That To Me One More Time
Brittney Spears: Oops, I Did It Again
Rocky Horror Picture Show: Time Warp

Suggestions are welcomed...
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Postby Maru-sha » Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:53 am

I'm in like flin in a merry-go-round spin!

I wish we could send this to Anime Expo though.....
I'm no longer a loli.....
I'm....legal.....

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Postby Deuce Loosely » Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:38 am

Maru-sha wrote:I'm in like flin in a merry-go-round spin!

I wish we could send this to Anime Expo though.....


Welcome back! Can't wait to get this one rolling...
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Postby Dezbo21 » Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:37 am

You know I'm always in! I know I've been kind of quiet lately, (I moved) But I'll be all in for this.

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Postby Deuce Loosely » Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:43 am

Dezbo21 wrote:You know I'm always in! I know I've been kind of quiet lately, (I moved) But I'll be all in for this.


YAY! I was hoping you'd come back...
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Postby Matt_Colly » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:00 pm

i have a couple of entries ready!!! i'm psyched.

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Postby Deuce Loosely » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:54 pm

I'll post occasional reminders about contributing your production tags (if you haven't already). With that, I want everyone to welcome Matt_Colly to the asylum. :P
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Postby Matt_Colly » Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:02 pm

haha, i appreciate the welcome.

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Postby =DarKNesS= » Mon Oct 29, 2007 2:49 pm

Working on my submissions now :P
2 alredy done and something like 8 to go, I hope I can bring them all to life. I have 2-3 month, so I'll try to complete everything. If not - guess I'll just send what I have. Besides, I guess I'll have some breakes, so I'll be doing everything then. Btw, Deuce, send me the link to AMV salad, I wanna see how it looks :D

And, welcome Matt_Colly, glad you joined the crue :wink:
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Postby Matt_Colly » Mon Oct 29, 2007 11:20 pm

again...thanks again for the hellishly warm welcome (haha). I've seen salad, i was an editor in hell 4...what are you looking for? More spoken audio, rock, metal, comedy audio, commercials, gangster rap, etc clips?

(just trying to get an idea, my muse must be drunk or shot at the moment).

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Postby NS » Tue Oct 30, 2007 12:00 am

I'll try and submit another.. I already had the best for the latest one.. so I suppose I should keep dat rollin' on teh hizzy.
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Postby Dezbo21 » Tue Oct 30, 2007 7:53 am

Got new tag ready, I'll send it once I finish my first clip.
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Postby Matt_Colly » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:12 pm

what are the pxl size of these tags (never had to make one before, and i am dabbling in it now)


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