Running man was made for the Akross 2008 AMV contest (2nd best video). I didn’t have much time to work on it and I used leftover footage prepared for Auriga. Yeah it’s random but even though it took me 3 months to complete, I must say it was fun to edit this one. The name Running Man comes from the original music video. Running man is a dance move that looks both weird and awesome.
Plot: In 2017, the economy has collapsed and society has become a police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives. The most popular and sadistic of these shows is The Running Man. (yeah, I was watching this movie when I started the project)
I got some interesting comments from people trying to find the hidden meaning of the video. I also read comments qualifying the video as a tribute to Russian director Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie Camera. It wasn’t made on purpose but people seem to think it was a brilliant idea. Since this is a multi anime AMV (16), I made a making of video that you can watch to put a name on the footage I used and also to get some hints on how I made some effects and see what original footage look like.
BEST FUN / DANCE at Akross 2008
VIEWERS CHOICE at Akross 2008
2nd BEST VIDEO at Akross 2008
2nd BEST TECHNICAL WORK at Akross 2008
I used mostly leftovers from Auriga.
Check out the Making of video for more information on the editing and footage name.
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|Ef – A Tale Of Memories (TV)|
|Ergo Proxy (TV)|
|Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex|
|Gunbuster 2 (Aim For The Top! 2)|
|Kiddy Grade (2nd Season Promo)|
|Macross Frontier (TV)|
|Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya, The (TV)|
|Mobile Suit GundamNight Wizard (TV)|
|Beyond The Clouds|
|Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei (TV)|
|Shakugan No Shana (TV)|
First comment woohooo ! xD well even though you used leftovers… I really liked it 🙂 it has that ‘nostromo’ spark in it 😀 big fan of your AMV’s ^_^
Didn’t know there was a ‘making of’ video for this. Looking forward to watching it!
This moment is one of the coolest in my opinion https://www.nostro.fr/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/running-capt11.png you did it frame by frame?
frame by frame indeed.
I used to watch AMVs but lost the habit about six years ago. I picked it up again by chance a little while ago on youtube and was struck by how far the best on the AMV scene had come in quality and technical prowess. I was also watching the first season of Sayonary Zetsubou Sensei at the time and The ‘Running man’ video blew me away! 🙂 From the youtube comments I see I’m not the only one who formed a story around the AMV. Mine was that it was an advertisement for an AMV festival. Like Burning Man, but with AMVs instead of pyrotechnics 🙂
Sorry to ask this but in the second 0:28 how did you inserted your name in that card ? Can you explain me that , thanks
It’s a still picture that I modified. Then, I added some shake and zoom effect.
This is probably one of the best AMVs I’ve ever seen (then again, watching at the rest that you’ve created, it’s hard to pin down the best – they’re all great!). It’s the first AMV of yours that I’ve watched thanks to a friend of mine who’s a huge fan of yours. Honestly, I’d love to make AMVs like these, but I discovered I have no talent for them. xD WIsh you good luck in your future projects and to keep up the good work!
This was so good. Thanks for this. Going to watch the rest of your music videos. ^^