ANIMETHON 25 AMV Contest

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  1. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    ANIMETHON 25 AMV CONTEST

    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.

    SUMMARY OF AWARDS

    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
     
  2. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    FINALISTS

    Here is the list of finalists (By Credit Name):

    BasharOfTheAges
    BecauseImBored1
    Casual-Swimmer
    Cirera / Tsunderbird Studios
    Genm Level Billion
    Gina Nelson (2X)
    Indigo Team
    ItsRequiem (2X)
    Mycathatesyou69 & King Redeem
    Nekokitkat
    Nuke
    PaNTSU oF d00m
    Patrick Castro
    PieandBeer (Tsunderbird Studios)
    Ramen Noodle Productions
    Rider4Z (2x)
    Salt AMV
    SaminatorDavis (2X)
    Sean.PNG
    Sean.PNG & Shorisquared
    shorisquared
    Showtime (2X)
    SOGESNAKE
    Studio le Croc
    TheDestineeAMV
    Valter RubyCube
    Vhenrik
    Xophilarus
    xSnowstorm102x
    Zeeruy


    ALSO, this year we will have a 30 minute Pre-Show (Shown while we are seating Main Events for the contest)
    Here is a list of the pre-show videos (from the non-finalists):

    AngelMaeVictory
    Bry__
    Erik Heckert
    Kyci
    Lampi
    Maboroshi Studio
    MadMegatax
    Nightcore Josh
    tko03isaneditor
    UnluckyArtist
    William Wagar
     
  3. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    WINNERS

    BEST ACTION
    "Chunchunmaru Hype" by Ramen Noodle Productions
    ("Wanna Get Hype" by District 78 to KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World )

    BEST DRAMATIC
    "This Is Violet Evergarden" by SaminatorDavis
    ("This Is Me" by Kesha to Violet Evergarden)

    BEST FUN/UPBEAT
    "SPF (Stereotypical Party Filler)" by Gina Nelson
    ("Cake by the Ocean" by DNCE to Various)

    BEST TRAILER/COMMERICAL/INTRO
    "Cowboy:Bebop Fallout" by Rider4Z
    ("Mission Impossible: Fallout" Trailer to Cowboy Bebop)

    AMV COORDINATOR'S CHOICE
    "Youth in Motion" by Xophilarus
    ("Afterlife" by Ingrid Michaelson to A Place Further than the Universe)

    BEST MADE IN ALBERTA
    "SAO Alert" by xSnowstorm102x
    ("Virus Alert" by Weird Al Yankovic to Sword Art Online)

    BEST HUMOUR & AUDIENCE FAVOURITE
    "Dunces & Dragons" by Mycathatesyou69 & King Redeem
    ("Dragon Slayer" by Ninja Sex Party to Various)

    BEST ROMANCE/SENTIMENTAL & BEST IN SHOW
    "Familiar" by shorisquared
    ("When She Loved Me" by Sarah McLachlan to She and Her Cat: Everything Flows)


    25th ANNIVERSARY AMV CONTEST FAN FAVOURTE
    "Anime 404" by BakaOppai
     
  4. shorisquared

    shorisquared Best Waifu

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