Otafest 2017 AMV Contest - Open for Entires

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  1. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    Back again for this year is Otafest's 2017 AMV Contest. Every year we get some great Submissions and we look forward to this year's ones.

    This year Otafest is back in Calgary's Convention Center on June 30 to July 2, 2017.

    Rules and submission forms can be found HERE
    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Quick Rules Summary:
    • AMVs: Must be longer than 74 sec., shorter than 6 min.
    Trailers, Commercials or Intros: Must be longer than 29 sec., shorter than 3.5 min.
    • No more than 2 entries per person/group.
    • No subtitles, watermarks, logos, text, or credits.
    • Must not have premiered before November 1, 2016.
    • 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.

    THIS Contest has no categories and awards are as follows:

    Special Awards
    • Up to a total of 8 special awards (with "special" titles) 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


    Vlad G Pohnert
    Otafest 2017 AMV Coordinator
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2017
  2. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    FINALISTS
    Here is a list of the Finalists. in alphabetical order.
    Only the credit names appear and I'll send out a separate e-mail to all those that entered with the video title so they know which one made it in.
    Thanks to everyone this year, it was especially hard for the judges I was told.
    All accepted non-finalists will be shown in the AMV room on Sunday.

    [key]Scarlet
    AmethystRarity
    AngelMaeVictory
    Anime Mashup and Enquatre
    Cirera
    drewaconclusion
    Gina Nelson
    hamstar138
    HanZh
    Ileia
    James Blond
    KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studios)
    King Redeem
    Kyci
    Maboroshi Studio
    MadMegatax (2x)
    MrNosec
    MrShmucker
    MycathatesyouAMV
    ngsilver (Chaotic Bad-Raptor)
    Nicole Kopren
    PaNTSU of d00m (2X)
    Pysh
    Rider4Z (2x)
    Rybicka
    ShadowCore89 AMVs
    Shin
    shorisquared
    SOGESNAKE
    Toon Addict Productions
    UnluckyArtist
    xDieguitoAMV


    Vlad G Pohnert
    Otafest 2017 AMV Coordinator
     
  3. Pysh

    Pysh Member

    Congrats to all the finalists :) so happy to be one of 'em.
     
  4. Cirera

    Cirera Insider Queen

    So hyped! Wish I could attend~

    Good luck to everyone and enjoy the convention (and the contest!)
     
  5. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    WINNERS:
    Here is the list of Winners, the contest was well attended and the audience had a great time.
    I will be contacting all the winners and confirming their address so the awards and prizes can be send out.

    The "I Can’t Believe Evil can be so Cute" Award
    The Greatest Evil Hero by Maboroshi Studio
    Believe it or Not by Joey Scarbury to Saga of Tanya the Evil

    The Seton I. Miller Award For AMV Excellence
    Pete's Dragon Maid by Toon Addict Productions
    Boo Bop Bop Bop Bop (I Love You, Too) by Sean Marshall and Charlie Callas to Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

    The "Now That's What I Call Beat Sync" Award
    Infectious Affections by drewaconclusion
    Tainted Love by Soft Cell to MM!

    The Visually Intense Powerhouse Award
    VIP by MadMegatax
    VIP by Ke$ha to Danganronpa & Danganronpa 2

    The "Hail to our New Saviors" Award
    Anime is Saved by PaNTSU of d00m
    Strength of a Thousand Men by Two Steps from Hell to Keijo!!!!!!!! & Prison School

    Audiences' 3rd Place
    #TalkSkatingToMe by Gina Nelson
    Talk Dirty by Jason Derulo to Yuri On Ice!!!

    Judges’ 2nd Place & The Safe Snacks Award
    Eat Me by SOGESNAKE
    Candy Shop by The Baseballs to Dagashi Kashi

    Judges’ 1st Place & Audiences' 2nd Place & The Nostagia Trip Award
    Timeless by hamstar138
    Wake Me Up by Avicii ft Aloe Blacc to Various

    Audiences' 1st Place & Judges’ 3rd Place & The "Unicorns make it more awesome!" Award
    One Horn Man by King Redeem
    Unicorn Wizard by Ninja Sex Party to One Punch Man + Various


    Vlad G Pohnert
    Otafest 2017 AMV Coordinator
     
  6. shorisquared

    shorisquared Best Waifu

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