Sakura-Con 2018 AMV Contest

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  1. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    Sakura-Con 2018 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.

    DEADLINE: Saturday, 11:59 PST, February 3, 2018

    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 sec minimum, 6 min maximum.
    --> Trailers: 1 min minimum, 3 min 30 sec maximum.
    --> Commercials: No minimum, 1 min maximum.
    --> Intros: 30 sec minimum, 1min 30 sec maximum.
    • No more than three entries per person/group. Each must be for a different category.
    • No subtitles, watermarks, logos, credits, references to other contests or text that is unnecessary to the concept.
    • Must not have premiered before August 1st, 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 13+ appropriate.
    • AMV-Hell style entries will not be accepted.
    • Must satisfy our technical requirements.


    Vlad, Jason & Troy
    Sakura-Con 2018
    AMV Contest Coordinators
     
  2. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    Just one Week left to get those entries in!

    ALSO, as the contest deadline is Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 11:59 PST, I've decided to make the deadline a bit more flexible ad will accept entries till 5:00 pm PST on Sunday, Feb 4, 2018, so you got a little extra time for editing.

    Vlad
     
  3. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    FINALISTS

    And here are the finalists (total of 35 videos) by creator credit name. We will also be doing a Pre-show during seating and will post those in the pre-show here in the next few days. Good luck to everyone!

    AMV-X
    BecauseImBored1
    Charlotte Bergman
    DopplerDo (2X)
    drewaconclusion
    EnQuatre
    Gina Nelson
    Hiroto Sumi
    Ileia
    King Redeem
    Kirbygal
    Kroner
    Maboroshi Studio
    MinetChan
    MoonieAMV
    MycathatesyouAMV
    MycathatesyouAMV & King Redeem
    NapThyme
    Nekokitkat (2X)
    PieandBeer
    Rider4Z (2X)
    Shin
    shorisquared (2X)
    Speedy180
    Studio Hawk
    SuperEltanin
    Tasha Livingstone
    TheDestineeAMV (2X)
    UnluckyArtist
    Xophilarus
     
  4. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

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

    1jasmineb
    CatGirl Research Society
    DrPenguin
    Glitzer & Obsidian Zero
    KeiichiFace (Tsunderbird Studio)
    Maboroshi Studio
    MadMegatax
    Mysunsai
    Sean.PNG
    StudioVideoHome SvH
    SyncopatedID
    Tasha Livingstone
    Trenzilla
     
  5. Vlad

    Vlad Member AMV Contest Coordinator

    WINNERS

    The Contest was Fantastic! Not only did it break our attendance records, but it everyone said it was a great contest. Thanks to everyone who entered and thanks to ALL the editors that came as we gave out all but two of the awards in person!

    BEST ACTION
    "Hell of a Feeling" by shorisquared [Don't Threaten Me With a Good Time by Panic! at the Disco to Kizumonogatari]

    BEST COMEDY
    "Ultimate Showdown of My Anime Library" by NapThyme [Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny by to Various]

    BEST DRAMA
    "A Corner of Home" by Nekokitkat [Home by Gabrielle Alpin to In This Corner of the World]

    BEST TRAILER
    "Pride + Prejudice + Butlers" by BecauseImBored1 [Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Trailer to Black Butler]

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

    BEST TECHNICAL
    "Counter" by UnluckyArtist [Noisy by Noga Erez to Various]

    JUDGES' CHOICE
    "Bullets Rain" vy Rider4Z [Believer by Imagine Dragons to Lupin the Third: Jigen's Gravestone]

    BEST CONCEPT, BEST ROMANCE/SENTIMENTS & BEST IN SHOW
    "Familiar" by shorisquared [When She Loved Me by Sarah McLachlan to She and Her Cat: Everything Flows]
     

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