If you head over to my youtube page (link in sidebar), you might notice one thing in my uploads: amv's. A lot of them...

It all started after my friend moved to a different house in my area, and didn't have internet for a while. I ended up downloading the entire Neon Genesis Evangelion series for him (one which I had just finished watching and kept going on about how awesome it was). Keep in mind, this was before I found out about torrents, so I ended up downloading each episode one by one from random sites, in .flv form, then converting them with my trial version of some video converter so my friend could watch them on his computer.One thing about the video converter though, it left a gigantic watermark on the final video, which was annoying, but at least it got my friend through his forced internet hiatus.

After the fact though, I had a whole series of anime on my computer that I had already watched, and really had no use for. One day, however, I was listening to my Ipod, a song came on and I thought to myself "this would make a good amv." A little while after this, I found myself uploading my first video on youtube.

For a while I used these same videos (being too lazy to download another series), editing them with windows movie maker. Oh wmm, how I grew tired of your constant freezeups and lack of any real customization. I dealt with this until one day movie maker wouldn't let me save one of my movies, saying some of the files were missing. That was the last straw, and I ended up downloading Videopad, and remaking the entire movie in it. Later, I found out that videopad could import and edit .flv files- meaning i wouldn't have to convert anything. Using download helper, a firefox addon, I went and downloaded a whole new set of the eva series, and when on my way.

Recently, after the release of the Evangelion 2.0 Rebuild, I finnaly got serious. I broke down and got a torrent program, and downloaded (read:pirated) a copy of sony vegas, as well as the first Rebuild movie and the entire remastered series, which took a long time, but it was all worth it.

That brings us to now. Out of habit, I still make only eva amv's (as well as some shorts from other animes). I finished my first AMV from Vegas on the first Rebuild of Evangelion movie shortly after playing around with vegas to learn the program. You can see it here. I hope to continue making and improving my amv's, as well as expanding my anime collection.

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