|Name:||Anime Music Videos .org (AMV.org)|
|Dates:||December 4, 2000 - present|
|Type:||Anime Music Video hub|
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AnimeMusicVideos.org is a website founded by AMV creator Kris McCormic (Phade) for AMV creators to list (and later host) their works and discuss the hobby with other creators . It has since become the primary hub for the Anime Music Video community, with forums and how-to guides, as well as listings of over a hundred thousand AMVs for thousands of different anime.
It is funded by donations from fans, and runs an annual pledge drive. Donors get access to additional features on the site.
AMV.org maintains a calendar of AMV contests going back to 1995.
"The donation projection table shows 93% of members giving less than $100 for the year and more than 50% of members only reaching the lowest level [$12-$24]. This also shows that nearly two-thirds of the total revenue coming from people who donate less than $100 for the entire year. This means that with less than 2000 members donating, the [goal] can be easily achieved with this distribution. More than 2000 members are expected to donate SOMETHING to the cause, even if it's only $1. All it takes is people actually donating, especially small donations."
On the main members page, AMV.org offers statistics about the site. On Dec. 4, 2012, the numbers were:
This was a slight increase from three years earlier.
AMV.org maintains lists of the most popular AMVs listed on the site, the most used anime series, etc.
Viewers' Choice Awards
The site also runs annual Viewers' Choice Awards. These are significant in that they are one of the few major AMV awards that is not attached to a specific anime convention, so voting is open to a much broader section of the AMV fan community.
|Best Action Video||This Is DBZ Life||Shameless Rock Video||Eternal Damnation||Toushi||Phenomenon (Open Your Soul)||Bladebeat Graffiti||GitSP||Falling Higher|
|Best Anime Introduction||Odorikuruu|
|Best Character Profile||Trigun - Eden *Remastered*||Damaged Rei-mix||The World She Knows||Tsumibito no kashou||Still Preoccupied with 1985||She's Just Oblivious||Spoil||Twilight|
|Best Collaborative/Multi-Editor Project||AniMix - Full project||AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture||Ayumix: D a y b r e a k||AMV Hell 4: The Last One||Memory Flash² Freedom, i can haz marzipan|
|Best Comedy Video||Right Now Someone Is Reading This Title||This Video Sucks||I Wish I Was a Lesbian||AMV Hell||Still Preoccupied with 1985||Stop Watching Anime and Go Outside!||AMV Technique Beat||Clarissa|
|Best Dance Video||Beboppin'||Stop The Rock?||Delirium||FMA - Always Hardcore||DANSU||Feel the Mambo||Shake THAT!!!|
|Best Dramatic Video||Trigun - Eden *Remastered*||Endure||Euphoria||Whisper Of The Beast||Jihaku||Fade To Blue||Part of You, Shadow of Me||Twilight|
|Best First Video||Material Girl||Tarzan and Su||CHIHUAHUA!||Greed vs. Envy||Mustang and Hughes: The Friendship Test||DANSU||Colorful Dance||The Conspiracy of Law|
|Best Fun Video||Odorikuruu||Play Excel! Play!||I Wish I Was A Lesbian||Alternate Eva Opening: Eva Bebop||Still Preoccupied with 1985||Ordained From Above||Feel the Mambo||Attack Of The Otaku|
|Best Horror Video||Faces of Death (Uncut Version)||Come to Daddy (Bear Mix)||Mitternacht||The AMV Before Halloween||Dead To The World (The Story Of The Antichrist)||F.E.A.R.||Condemned Memoir||Macabre Serenade|
|Best Instrumental Video||Souls of Rage and Sorrow||Eternal Damnation||Alternate Eva Opening: Eva Bebop||Naruto's Technique Beat||Ordained From Above||In Aeternum||Festival of Life|
|Best Lip-Synch Video||Jinnai and the Bugrom LIVE!||Sappy Self-Indulgence||I Wish I Was A Lesbian||Shounen Bushidou||Quid Pro Quo||Stop Watching Anime and Go Outside!||Ballad Of The Mid Boss||Be A Man|
|Best No-Effects Video||Greed vs. Envy||Waking Hour||She's Just Oblivious||Sunlight||Festival of Life|
|Best Parody Video||Right Now Someone Is Reading This Title||Eva-Man||It's Tricky to Make a Music Video||Alternate Eva Opening: Eva Bebop||Still Preoccupied with 1985||Hellø Fairy||Plunder Propaganda||Code: Ecchi|
|Best Romantic Video||Video Girl Ai: The Fall||A Thousand Miles||Glory of Love||Insomnia||Waking Hour||Reflections||Our Innocence||Paper Image|
|Best Sentimental Video||Memories Dance||A Thousand Miles||Euphoria||Images||Jihaku||Reflections||Part of You, Shadow of Me||Twilight|
|Best Trailer or Commercial||Evangelion Trailer||Eva-Man||Grand Theft Bebop 2: Vice City||The Narutrix||Living in Sin||Ordained From Above||Chronicles of Ghibli||Pirates of the One Piece|
|Best Use of Multiple Anime||Reflections||Magic Pad||Auriga|
|Best Use of Visual Effects||Odorikuruu||Shameless Rock Video||Euphoria||Shounen Bushidou||Naruto's Technique Beat||Reflections||Spoil||Twilight|
|Creator of the Year||AbsoluteDestiny||VicBond007||suberunker||silver_moon||Nostromo_vx||Nostromo_vx|
|Most Artistic Video||Memories Dance||Transcending Love||Euphoria||Whisper Of The Beast||Jihaku||Reflections||Magic Pad||Twilight|
|Most Helpful Member||ErMaC||AbsoluteDestiny||AbsoluteDestiny||VicBond007||Zarxrax||dokidoki||Brad||dokidoki|
|Most Improved Creator||mexicanjunior||dwchang||Tyler_yj||Sierra Lorna||silver_moon||ScorpionP||Nostromo_vx|
|Most Original/Innovative/Best Concept||Failed Experiments in Video Editing||Transcending Love, Shameless Rock Video||Lollipops, Sunshine, and rrrRRRrrr||AMV Hell||The Wizard of Ozaka||An Ode To Monkey AMVers - AKA DEWELOPERS||AMV Technique Beat||End|
|Rookie of the Year||ErMaC||Koopiskeva||burntoast||Bakadeshi||Kisanzi||Alex Daikou||ScorpionP||luggeriano|
|Video of the Year/Best Editing||Odorikuruu, Right Now Someone Is Reading This Title||Shameless Rock Video||Euphoria||Shounen Bushidou||Jihaku||Galaxy Bounce||Magic Pad||Auriga|
- "Revealed: December 4, 2000, 1000 Hits: January 3, 2001" - as listed on the AMV.org on the Internet Archive (Accessed 1 March 2009)
- The "Global Statistics" on the site listed 809,629 Members, 138238 Videos, and 47859 Creators as of January 7, 2010.
- Members Main Page Accessed Dec. 4, 2012.
- See the Viewers' Choice Awards page on animemusicvideos.org for creators' names, nominees, and other information. The award names in this table are slightly standardized across years and in some cases combined for ease of display.