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Opening Ceremonies Video Contest

The Sakura-con 2018 Opening Ceremony Video Contest is now OPEN!

Your entry could be featured in our Opening Ceremony! Creators of the winning entry will be awarded 2 complimentary memberships*.

Submit your entry videos to OpeningVideoContest@outlook.com


  1. Sakura-Con Opening Ceremonies Video Contest is open to all ages. If you are a minor entering the contest please also provide the contact information of your guardian/parent along with your own when submitting your entry. Note that if you are a winning entrant you will need to abide by the Minor’s Policy.
  2. Video should be between 3 and 5 minutes in length.
  3. Video must be appropriate for all ages and may not contain any graphic or explicit imagery. This includes, but is not limited to, violence, inappropriate gestures, nudity, or sexual content. Convention footage may not include any footage that violates, can be construed as violating, or encouraging violation of any SakuraCon policy, in addition to the above.
  4. Accompanying music must be appropriate for all ages and may not contain any profanity, explicit language, or sexual lyrics.
  5. Convention footage is allowed, provided that it is footage from a previous Sakura-Con. Footage may only be used with the permission of the copyright holder.
  6. The creator of the winning video will be awarded with (2) complimentary memberships to Sakura-Con 2018. *The ANCEA memberships awarded to the winners of the Opening Ceremony Video Contest are subject to all ANCEA membership policies. They are not transferable, resalable nor do they hold any retail value. These memberships are expressly for the promotional purposes. If the winner for any reason fails to abide by the instructions provided by ANCEA/Sakura-Con to claim the memberships, the prize is considered forfeit, null and void.
  7. Entries are due by February 14th, 2017. The winner will be notified by February 21st, 2017 to the email provided with the application.*all entrants agree to electronic notification.
  8. ANCEA/Sakura-Con reserves the right to disqualify any entry.
  9. All entrants agree to give ANCEA/Sakura-Con full rights to use their Opening Ceremony Video entry for promotional purposes, including but not limited to: television advertising, online promotional campaigns, web listings, presentation at Sakura-Con 2018 and other promotional uses.