January 26, 2008
The contest is in the 'nominations' phase (basically Round 1), where all qualifying videos are put to a general vote... the top vote getters move on to the actual contest itself.
Of course, yours truly has an entry in the VCAs this year:
I'd particularly like to get a few votes in the "Best First Video" category, maybe make it into the contest itself. I don't expect to win, but weirder things have happened.
If you liked "...Angel", pop over and give it a vote, won't you? Heck, even if you DIDN'T like it...
Yes, I'm begging for your vote. Guilty.
Anyway, this apparently disqualifies me from ever participating in the VCAs, but it looks like I can at least make nominations. Which I have.
Posted by: Jeff Lawson at January 26, 2008 06:39 PM (VgF1Y)
Also, the shot you used for background of your "title card" above (and also incorporated into the video) sends shivers down my spine.
Posted by: Andrew F. at January 26, 2008 07:15 PM (sUicM)
Posted by: ubu at January 27, 2008 12:24 AM (0Ojad)
Thank you, everybody!
Posted by: Wonderduck at January 27, 2008 12:34 AM (UdB9M)
Most AMV makers are, I'm afraid, drooling idiots. (And I say this in full recognition that I can't make AMVs at all.) I wish this wasn't true, because when AMVs work, at all, they can be very moving, or lots of fun.
Yours has good music, good selection of clips consistent with the song, and of course you choose good material.
You get my vote.
Posted by: refugee at January 31, 2008 06:57 PM (8hipT)
Thank you very much, Refugee. On the whole, I agree with your assessment re: AMV makers. Anybody can take a Limp Bizkit song and throw clips from DBZ at it and make a music video... and it'll be just like a gazillion other AMVs out there (I exaggerate, but only slightly; there's currently 1335 Linkinball Z AMVs listed in The Org's database).
I'd like to think that "...Angel" is somewhat better than that.
Posted by: Wonderduck at January 31, 2008 09:57 PM (UdB9M)
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