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BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners

Transformers News: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 4:29PM CDT

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Many fans converged on Botcon 2011 and submitted their videos for the Transformers Fan Film Festival. There were 16 entries and here are the winners of the film festival. 1st place went to Sean Witmore for his Bad Transformers reviews. Jon Bailey took 2nd place for his Transformers TV. 3rd place went to Jason Ybarra for Trampsformers. The winning videos are embedded below.

1st Place



2nd Place



3rd Place

Credit(s): Botcon, jON3.0

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Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237831)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on June 11th, 2011 @ 5:19pm CDT
haha, first one was pretty funny.
Didn't care for the 3rd.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237839)
Posted by Bouncy X on June 11th, 2011 @ 5:57pm CDT
the first one was pretty funny, i've never watched reviews but that totally seems like the sorta stuff you'd see. lol

gotta say that i dont get how the 3rd one made it up so high. i'm sure there were many others that were much better. i do like how the incorporated TF themes into the music and the way they got around having to show him transform but yeah..didnt seem 3rd place-ish. lol

as for the 2nd video, they thank the actors for Optimus Primal and Megatron...now i see why they sounded so close to the show. though wouldnt that break some sorta rule? lol
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237842)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on June 11th, 2011 @ 6:04pm CDT
i love the first one! XD i could care less about the other two :P
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237843)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on June 11th, 2011 @ 6:07pm CDT
Doubledealer25 wrote:i love the first one! XD i could care less about the other two :P


Funny how true it is too, sometimes searching for less popular TF bots that have been reviewed, you get such annoying videos, with looonngg intros, and blurred visual and crappy audio. :lol:
My favourite reviewer is Optibotimus though... and Vange1ous or whatever, hehe.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237844)
Posted by jON3.0 on June 11th, 2011 @ 6:07pm CDT
Doubledealer25 wrote:i love the first one! XD i could care less about the other two :P


Gee thanks! Maybe I should have just stayed home? I say mine and his were equally funny, mine was just more for general audiences and his specifically for toy reviewer youtubers which made up the majority of the crowd.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237851)
Posted by Chaoslock on June 11th, 2011 @ 6:38pm CDT
Love the first two, but got bored after around the first minute or so by the third.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237870)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 11th, 2011 @ 8:13pm CDT
We're just gonna set this missile launcher in very carefully so I don't lose the missi- I LOST THE MISSILE! That's my favorite part! Well done! 8-} :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE:
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237919)
Posted by sancho's revenge on June 11th, 2011 @ 10:53pm CDT
Fantastic! All three videos were good. Nice job. The music on third film was really good. The cast on the second video are all very talented. The first video had me Rollin!
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1237986)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on June 12th, 2011 @ 3:32am CDT
sancho's revenge wrote:Fantastic! All three videos were good. Nice job. The music on third film was really good. The cast on the second video are all very talented. The first video had me Rollin!


Your right man, as much as I didn't really care for the 3rd one, the music did show good work.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238026)
Posted by heltskelt on June 12th, 2011 @ 7:22am CDT
Liked the first one the best. I wish he would've included reviewers that make size comparisons with 3rd-party/unreleased/rare figures. He also should've included the never-ending clicking produced by the figure everytime it's handled. I fast forward most reviews mostly due to that noise.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238056)
Posted by Random on June 12th, 2011 @ 8:56am CDT
Rumble and Frenzy are BOTH red! That solves EVERYTHING!
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238097)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on June 12th, 2011 @ 10:12am CDT
I liked all three of them for different reasons:

The first one was for the niche Transformer fan: those who are so "into" the toys that we "read up" on them by watching video reviews to see if they are complex enough (or not) to hold our attention.

The second one is funny for those who are into fan animation: and we have a LOT of different fan animators contributing to this one! All the biggies are there, giving a sense of a viewer changing channels from one to the next. We even get a live action bit that spoofs the mayhem commercials. There's also quite a bit of top notch voice acting!

The third is fun for those who have ever watched old time, silent movies, such as Charlie Chan or Harold Lloyd. We have the "boy meets Transformer and is rescued" story, but told in a way that matches the style of silent movies, using the same sort of old time sight gags.

Basically, all three of them were great, and lots of fun. A round of applause to all!
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238170)
Posted by prowl123 on June 12th, 2011 @ 12:14pm CDT
AMERICA:

Okay, I'm gonna put this in very carefully so I don't shoot and lose the missile. I LOST THE MISSLE!

English is usually read from left to right, but that depends on what country you're in.

CHINA:

!ELISSIM EHT TSOL I .elissim eht esol dan toohs t'nod i os ylluferac yrev ni siht tup annog m'i ,yakO

.ni er'uoy tahw no sdneped taht tub ,thgir ot tfel morf dear yllausu si hsilgnE

I just had to do that.

:lol:
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238237)
Posted by OlivusPrime on June 12th, 2011 @ 3:11pm CDT
All three are great, but the first and third ones strike me as being particularly good.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238241)
Posted by jON3.0 on June 12th, 2011 @ 3:25pm CDT
Black Bumblebee wrote:I liked all three of them for different reasons:

The first one was for the niche Transformer fan: those who are so "into" the toys that we "read up" on them by watching video reviews to see if they are complex enough (or not) to hold our attention.

The second one is funny for those who are into fan animation: and we have a LOT of different fan animators contributing to this one! All the biggies are there, giving a sense of a viewer changing channels from one to the next. We even get a live action bit that spoofs the mayhem commercials. There's also quite a bit of top notch voice acting!

The third is fun for those who have ever watched old time, silent movies, such as Charlie Chan or Harold Lloyd. We have the "boy meets Transformer and is rescued" story, but told in a way that matches the style of silent movies, using the same sort of old time sight gags.

Basically, all three of them were great, and lots of fun. A round of applause to all!


Yeah, I made mine for a broad audience including non-Transformers fans and the first place winner catered JUST to those toy reviewer people who made up most of the audience and that's how he just barely beat me out of first place.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238243)
Posted by jON3.0 on June 12th, 2011 @ 3:26pm CDT
OlivusPrime wrote:All three are great, but the first and third ones strike me as being particularly good.


aw! :-( :sad:
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238314)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on June 12th, 2011 @ 5:50pm CDT
It's okay, Jon, I still think it's pretty awesome :-)
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238345)
Posted by First Gen on June 12th, 2011 @ 6:43pm CDT
The second was the best IMHO. The first was ok. Funny parts but reviews overall just seem lame to me, even good ones. Sorry guys, I don't care what Peaugh's reviewing next. The third, was.............different. Ill leave it at that.

The second had good animation, great voice acting, humor, actually had to do specifically with Transformers and Botcon. Should have won first.
Re: BotCon 2011 Transformers Fan Film Festival Winners (1238355)
Posted by jON3.0 on June 12th, 2011 @ 6:53pm CDT
First Gen wrote:The second was the best IMHO. The first was ok. Funny parts but reviews overall just seem lame to me, even good ones. Sorry guys, I don't care what Peaugh's reviewing next. The third, was.............different. Ill leave it at that.

The second had good animation, great voice acting, humor, actually had to do specifically with Transformers and Botcon. Should have won first.


If only there had been 500 other like-minded people such as yourself present at the film festival, I probably would have won. ;)

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