2024 AMV Contest Information

We will be accepting applications for Ohayocon’s 2024 AMV contest later this year. Please address any questions to liveevents@ohayocon.org.

Allow 3 business days for a response.


Possible Categories:

  • Action
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Short (under one minute)
  • The Kitchen Sink (videos that don’t fit nicely into the other categories)

Entry Rules & Recommendations

Individuals may enter up to 4 videos.

Videos may not contain excessive violence, language, nudity or other content unsuitable for a PG-13 rating.

All videos must be at minimum 1 minute and at maximum 4 minutes in length.

Videos should contain majority Japanese animation, manga, and/or video game imagery.

Videos may not contain TV logos, studio bumps, credits, watermarks, etc.

Songs used must not contain explicit or graphic lyrics.

Plagiarizing others work is grounds for immediate disqualification.


Video & Technical Specifications

Videos should contain 2-5 seconds of black slate at the end.

Please include your own intro or title card for your video with any information that you wish to share.

Videos that have a resolution under 480p and frame rate less than 23.976fps will be disqualified.

Excessive file size (generally over 2 GB) may be disqualified.

Use of Google Drive or Dropbox is preferred.

MP4 format is preferred.


How to Submit

Send a digital copy of the AMV to liveevents@ohayocon.org.

In the email please provide:

  • Your name
  • The names of source materials (anime/games) being used in the AMV
  • The song title and artist


If you have additional questions, please feel free to email liveevents@ohayocon.org for more details.