SacAnime AMV Contest Info:

The SacAnime AMV Contest will take place both Friday and Saturday night in the “Panels A” room. Come laugh, cry, or “awwww” at the great entries from our talented contestants, then fill out your ballot to vote for the winners! If you are interested in submitting an AMV, please be sure to read through all of the rules and submission guidelines.

General Guidelines

There are two types of AMVs we will be accepting: Competition: Videos submitted for consideration of an award. Competition entries may only be submitted by SacAnime attendees with any badge. (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and/or Weekend badges.

Exhibition: Videos submitted only to be played for the audience, but not considered for an award.

  • Submitting a video does not necessarily guarantee that it will be played during the AMV Contest show. We will be attempting to show all videos submitted, However, priority is given to Competition entries, and if we are running short on time, Exhibition entries will be cut first.
  • We are aware that mistakes can be made, both on the editor’s end and our own. Be sure you have given yourself enough time to be able to work with us to correct any such mistakes before the con begins by not waiting until the last minute to submit your video.

 


AMV Contest Rules:

Changes have been made to the AMV rules which are posted on the AMV Contest page.

  • For “Competition” entries, you must be a registered attendee of SacAnime. Can have any badge to enter the competition. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, &/or weekend badge to be eligible for a prize.
  • You may submit up to THREE (3) videos to this contest.
  • Each video may be up to five minutes in length.
  • Have the video format be WMV or MP4. AVI is fine, but it will have lower quality.
  • No live action. Has to be a type of animation and/or gaming. PG-13 rating.
  • Editors can NOT use clips from other people’s AMVs. If the AMV staff finds a video that uses clips from another amv it will be disqualified.
  • Any animated clips can be used in the competition, i.e. anime, cartoon, video game etc. Fan art or animation can be used as well, however to be entered into the competition an editor must ask the artist permission if they can use their work. To prove this the editor must email amvsacanime@gmail.com a screen shots of asking the artist if they can use their work in a competition where they could potential win money from and the artist’s response. Without screen shots or other word from the artist the video can only be entered into exhibition. Fan art/animation are allowed to have their original watermarks in the competition.
  • No vulgar language, extreme violence, or extreme sexual themes. We do understand that this is a an anime con, and some artistic content will be permitted, but the AMV staff reserve the right to disqualify any video they deem in poor taste. If you unsure if your video qualifies please email amvsacanime@gmail.com to check.
  • Do not include title bumpers to your videos. Title bumpers are anything before or anything after the video itself that says what the video is, or who made it. We will be adding uniform title bumpers to each video shown in the contest. If your video is submitted with a title bumper, we will ask you to resubmit the video without the bumper. We are not responsible for late entries due to re-editing time.
  • Do not submit any videos that includes subtitles or other logos, not associated with the video. (I.E. no subtitles unless it is important to the video and no Cartoon Network/Disney/TV Tokyo logos etc.),
  • No videos entered into a previous SacAnime AMV contest are allowed to be entered again
  • There is a new category added called “Fun”. This is for the videos that may not seem to fit in any other category. Like Anime trailers, dance amvs, etc.
  • The AMV Contest will last roughly 2 hours. If we receive multiple videos after the two hour mark because the website doesn’t close off entries quick enough, editors will be contacted to see if they would like their videos entered into the next SacAnime competition.

SacAnime AMV staff reserves the right to make changes to these rules at any time.
 


Video Formats We would prefer that your file arrives as either a WMV or MP4. AVI is fine, but it will have lower quality. If you choose to select a format that is different from the two listed please send us an e-mail at amvsacanime@gmail.com to confirm that it will work with our system. We can convert several types of formats such as .WMV and others, but we prefer that you handle the conversion yourself so you are happy with the quality output. We have a lot of hard drive space available, so please do not be afraid to send us the best quality video you have. We are projecting on large screens and want your video to look good as much as you do. Also, please if possible, have the video name written in the file name when submitting a video. We take a great deal of care to match up the correct video with the correct editor, but with over a hundred entries, it can be hard to distinguish files when they all read (narutoAMV.mpg) or (FFXvid.avi)

Title Bumpers Please do not include title bumpers to your videos. Title bumpers are anything before or after the video itself that says what the video is, or who made it. We will be adding uniform title bumpers to each video shown in the contest. If your video is submitted with a title bumper, we will ask you to resubmit the video without the bumper. We are not responsible for late entries due to re-editing time.

Categories:
When submitting a video you will choose what category your video belongs in. Typically the competition will be separated by categories but if there is not enough videos in one category it will be combined with another. If a video does not seem like it is in the correct category it will be moved to the appropriate category and the editor will be emailed about this change.
Action: Fast paced videos usually showing adventure, action, or horror anime
Drama: Slower videos that show usually show more sadder or serious situations
Comedy: Make the crowd laugh using hilarious anime or music
Romance: Videos with romantic interests or love stories
Fun: Something fun to watch that doesn’t really fit in any of the other categories, including video trailers.

 


AMV Contest Submission Form:
All video submission must be accompanied with complete video and editor contact information. Failure to provide full information can lead to disqualification of one or all of your videos.

The deadline to submit videos will be at midnight December 30th or until we reach two hours of videos. Whichever is reached first will be the deadline.

ATTENTION: If you do not get an e-mail confirming your submission in 24 hours of your submitted video, please e-mail amvsacanime@gmail.com to make sure your video was received. Thank you!

If you have any questions regarding the event, please do not hesitate to contact the AMV staff at anytime so that we may assist you. The staff email is amvsacanime@gmail.com. Also please check SacAnime forums for frequently asked questions and updates regarding the event.

AMV SacAnime submissions are closed for Winter 2017. If you have a new video or a video you were planning on fixing please submit it at the next convention. Thank you everyone who entered and good luck in the competition!

 


SacAnime AMV Entries Winter 2017

Action

Video Title: Psychosis
Editor: Kylie James
Song Used: Reclusion
Artist of Song Used: Anberlin
Footage Used: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica

 

Video Title: Emperor’s New Clothes » Attack On Titan
Editor: Adriana Cuznar
Song Used: Emperor’s New Clothes
Artist of Song Used:Panic! At the Disco
Footage Used: Attack On Titan

 

Second Place Action

Video Title: You Make Me Feel Invincible
Editor: Brie Parr
Song Used: Feel Invincible
Artist of Song Used: Skillet
Footage Used: Various

 

Video Title: Good Eye, Sinon
Editor: Zach Andersen
Song Used: A Favor House Atlantic
Artist of Song Used: Coheed and Cambria
Footage Used: Sword Art Online II

 

First Place Action

Video Title: The Resistance
Editor: Justin Demma
Song Used: The Resistance
Artist of Song Used: Skillet
Footage Used: Akame Ga Kill!

 

Video Title: We Are Overwatch
Editor: Shelby Cates
Song Used: My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark
Artist of Song Used: Fallout Boy
Footage Used: Overwatch

 

Video Title: Castle
Editor: Cassandra Bennett
Song Used: Castle
Artist of Song Used: Halsey
Footage Used: Fate Stay Night/UBW/Zero

 

Video Title: Supernatural AMV
Editor: John Rodriguez
Song Used: Carry On Wayward Son
Artist of Song Used: Kansas
Footage Used: Supernatural the animation

 

Third Place Action

Video Title: Attack on Titan-Annie Tribute
Editor: Stacy Bradford
Song Used: My Demons
Artist of Song Used: Starset
Footage Used: Attack on Titan

 

Drama

Third Place Drama

Video Title: Airplanes
Editor: Cassandra Bennett
Song Used: Airplanes
Artist of Song Used: B.o.B Ft. Hayley Williams
Footage Used: Madoka Magica

 

Video Title: Phantomhive Teddy Bear
Editor: Emily Kuppinger
Song Used: Tokyo Teddy Bear
Artist of Song Used: Neru / Cover: JubyPhonic
Footage Used: Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji)
https://www.mediafire.com/?ed5x5zn5zsus442

 

First Place Drama

Video Title: Is Kaneki In Control?
Editor: Yuvia Martinez
Song Used: Control
Artist of Song Used: Halsey
Footage Used: Tokyo Ghoul and Tokyo Ghoul Root A
http://2conv.com/download/mp4/yt_w1B4RmqM_E8/

 

Video Title: Discord
Editor: Emily Kuppinger
Song Used: Discord
Artist of Song Used: The Living Tombstone
Footage Used: Pokemon Generations

 

Video Title: Beyond The Rain
Editor: Michele Young
Song Used: Beyond The Rain
Artist of Song Used: Patient Zero
Footage Used: Black Butler

 

Second Place Drama

 

Video Title: Weep Not for Madoka
Editor: Brie Parr
Song Used: Roads Untravelled
Artist of Song Used: Linkin Park
Footage Used: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica

 

Video Title: The Last Palmtop Tiger
Editor: Zach Andersen
Song Used: The Last Unicorn
Artist of Song Used: Passenger
Footage Used: Toradora!

 

Video Title: CIEL X SEBASTIAN Always a Tomorrow Finale
Editor: Emma
Song Used: Always a Tomorrow Finale
Artist of Song Used: James Barbou feat. Kate Shindle
Footage Used: BlackButler

 

Video Title: Kagerou Days
Editor: Emily Kuppinger
Song Used: Kagerou Daze
Artist of Song Used: Jin \ Lyrics: JubyPhonic
Footage Used: Steins;Gate

Fun

First Place Fun
Video Title: It’s A Trap!
Editor: Brie Parr
Song Used: Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
Artist of Song Used: Aerosmith
Footage Used: Various

 

Video Title: AMV CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!
Editor: Emma
Song Used: CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!
Artist of Song Used: Justin Timberlake
Footage Used: Various

 

Video Title: Bleach X Overdose
Editor: Yuvia Martinez
Song Used: Headlines – (Somo Cover Remix)
Artist of Song Used: Jake Hampton
Footage Used: Bleach

 

Third Place Fun

Video Title: Blades of Yu[u]ri
Editor: Erinn Thompson
Song Used: Blades of Glory Trailer
Artist of Song Used: Blades of Glory
Footage Used: Yuri!!! on Ice

 

Second Place Fun

Video Title: Divas
Editor: Alana Hagerty
Song Used: Mi Mi Mi
Artist of Song Used: Selene RMX
Footage Used: Various

 

Video Title: Get Ugly
Editor: Shaleigh Jordan
Song Used: Get Ugly
Artist of Song Used: Jason Derulo
Footage Used: Love Live, Love Live Sunshine!!

 

Comedy

First Place Comedy/Romance
Video Title: The Struggles of a Fujoshi
Editor: Erinn Thompson
Song Used: I Ship It
Artist of Song Used: Not Literally Productions
Footage Used: Various

Romance

Third Place Comedy/Romance
Video Title: Taigas Christmas wish
Editor: Ben Pare
Song Used: All I want for Christmas is you
Artist of Song Used: Mariah Carey
Footage Used: Toradora

 

Second Place Comedy/Romance

Video Title: Home.
Editor: Adriana Cuznar
Song Used: Arms
Artist of Song Used: Christina Perri
Footage Used: Various

 

Video Title: Nanami X Tomoe Looking Through Your Eyes
Editor: Emma
Song Used: Looking Through Your Eyes
Artist of Song Used: The Corrs & Brian White
Footage Used: Kamisama Kiss

 

Video Title: I Smile Too
Editor: Zach Andersen
Song Used: I Smile Too (feat. Blake Bassett)
Artist of Song Used: Zach Andersen
Footage Used: Kimi ni Todoke

Free download of song that was also made by the editor: https://www.dropbox.com/s/cri0br864s93zye/01%20I%20Smile%20Too%20(feat.%20Blake%20Bassett).m4a?dl=0

 

Video Title: Kimi ni Todoke – Love Letter
Editor: Mona
Song Used: Love Letter
Artist of Song Used: Gackt
Footage Used: Kimi Ni Todoke
http://www.veoh.com/watch/v115225208ypYYhT4G

Exhibition

Video Title: Gay or European Yuri!!! On Ice
Editor: Shelby Nickles
Song Used: There! Right! There!
Artist of Song Used: Legally Blonde Musical
Footage Used: Yuri!!! On Ice

Warning this is the original video with profanity:

 

Video Title: Brush With Love
Editor: Donna Secillano
Song Used: Paint My Love
Artist of Song Used: Michael Learns to Rock
Footage Used: Hunter X Hunter (2011)
https://www.dropbox.com/s/57lzfy7dvrgjsl5/Brush%20With%20Love.mp4?dl=0

 

Video Title: Hot Guy Heaven
Editor: Katie Warburton
Song Used: Dirty Little Secret
Artist of Song Used: The All-American Rejects
Footage Used: Hakuoki

 

Video Title: Wait A Minute
Editor: Laura Andrews
Song Used: Make Me Like You
Artist of Song Used: Gwen Stefani
Footage Used: Yuri!!! On Ice
https://www.dropbox.com/s/7shmyvov4e1e3lv/WaitAMinute-YOI.mp4?dl=0

 

Video Title: Run Boy Run INSIDE
Editor: Shelby Nickles
Song Used: Run Boy Run
Artist of Song Used: Woodkid
Footage Used: INSIDE

 

Video Title: Fire
Editor: Katie Warburton
Song Used: Fire
Artist of Song Used: Jay Sean
Footage Used: Akatsuki no Yona

 

Video Title: The (Fe)Male Gayze
Editor: Donna Secillano
Song Used: “All the Things She Said” & “I Kissed a Girl”
Artist of Song Used: t.A.T.u & Katy Perry
Footage Used: Sailor Moon, Persona 4 The Animation

 

Video Title: Okita X Chizuru
Editor: Katie Warburton
Song Used: The Perfect Scene
Artist of Song Used:Mercy Mercedes
Footage Used: Hakuoki

 

Video Title: Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing Mix
Editor: Shelby Nickles
Song Used: Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing
Artist of Song Used: Set It Off
Footage Used: Various
Warning this is the original video with profanity: