AO3 Vidders Vid Exchange

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Gift Exchange
Name: AO3 Vidders Vid Exchange
Date(s): October 2012
Moderator(s): colls
Type: vids
Fandom: Multiple Fandoms
URL: AO3 Vidders on LJ; archive link
AO3 Vid Exchange Collection
2012 Vid Exchange Logo
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no The AO3 Vidders Vid Exchange is a gift exchange that began after AO3 introduced the ability to embed streaming fanvids to the Archive of Our Own.

General Rules/FAQ

"By participating in the vid exchange, you agree to make a video in a matching fandom of at least 1 minute in length by September 30th. In exchange, a vid for a fandom you are requesting will be made by a mystery vidder.
"When signing up, you need to request at least 3 fandoms you can request up to 6 fandoms. You also need to offer at least 3 fandoms, although you can offer up to 10.
"The character and description areas of the signup are available for you to provide additional information about what you like about the fandom, what things you may or may not want in a vid, music preferences, etc. Please be aware that this is optional for your vidder. Also, like other exchanges (ie. yuletide, festivids, etc.) we will also have an optional 'Dear Vidder' post."[1]

2012 Vid Collection

Approximately 12 vidders completed vids. They can be seen here.[2][3]


  1. Vid Signup Post dated July 21, 2012; WebCite. Archived October 7, 2012 at WebCite
  2. "ao3vidders 2012 exchange - Works | Archive of Our Own". Archived from the original on 2012-10-07. 
  3. WebCite for the 2012 Vid Collection.