AMV Contest Rules

Judging criteria and submission guidelines for Anime Music Videos

Deadline: 11:59pm, March 16th

You got a love for anime AND music? Think you got what it takes to create a music video using your favorite shows? Then submit your best AMV which will be judged by our very own staff. Prizes will be won! Come on, let’s get those cameras rolling! Lights! Camera! Action!

Rules of Entry

  1. All submissions must be uploaded to Youtube. Do NOT email us files, as we may not be able to support your file type, or the file transfer could affect the quality of your video/audio.
  2. Links to submissions must be sent to FreeCon via our email,, subject "AMV Contest".
  3. No longer than 5 minutes.
  4. Music selection must be age appropriate.
  5. No excessively violent imagery or gore. No graphic nudity or sexual content.
  6. Must credit all sources used, including music, anime, and images.
  7. Must list all programs used.

Judging Criteria (1-5 Scale)

  • Visual Appeal
    • Video Quality
    • Masking Quality
  • Editing
    • Timing
    • Variation of Effects
    • Transitions
  • Originality

Winner Titles

** You must be present at FreeCon 14 in order to receive prices **

  • 1st Place
  • 2nd Place
  • 3rd Place