WINNERS / The Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World One Year Anniversary Music Video Remix Challenge!

A month ago I set you guys the task of coming up with the visuals to an Osymyso mash up revolving around ‘Scott Pilgrim’. The idea was to post the results of the winners on Saturday the 13th to mark the 1st anniversary of the film’s release. So why I am posting this on Monday, a full 48 hours later?

Because the people that contribute to this site are damn fine editors.

So this was the competition I set back in July.

Over the last year I’ve been amazed at all the recuts, re-edits and mash-ups of my films. As someone who spent his teens re-editing movies on VHS, I am extremely heartened by your constant reinvention of scenes from the movies, be it a complex montage or a simple GIF.

To celebrate the one year anniversary of ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World’s release OsyMyso has offered up an exclusive musical remix of the fight scenes and themes from the film. I want you to cut the accompanying music video!

On August 13th I will post my favourite of the bunch and there will be a mysterious prize for the victor. Mysterious in that, I don’t know what it is yet.

The mystery is that I still don’t know what the prize is. That is up to the winner.

So who won? Well I have to say it’s been an overwhelmingly response. Everyone who submitted an entry made an incredible effort, so it pains me to only pick one champion. There’s no such thing as a best entry, only my favourite clip. It’s cheesy to say that you’re all winners, but anyone who made the massive effort to enter this is forever golden in my book.

So let’s look at my top pick and ten runners up that will get some signed goodies.


WINNER! Scott Pilgrim vs the World: 1st Anniversary Video Remix | martinovicable

My favourite entry is by Paul Martinovic. It’s difficult to pick a winner and all the entries were amazing, but this was thoroughly well researched, used the largest amount of disparate media and frequently made me laugh out loud. Guest starring Flash, Princes Barin & Voltan, The Beasties, Cheryl Cole and featuring damn near every video game reference from the books and the films, enjoy this great montage.

And what does Mr Martino get as his prize? Well that is up to him. He has to send me a list of ten prizes he’d like and will try and make at least one of those wishes come true. Paul, we will be in touch!

Now let’s look at just some of the other amazing work submitted.


RUNNERS UP


2 – Scott Pilgrim “One Year Challenge” music video | Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith’s piece is super tight, great transitions all the way through. Brilliantly done.

Scott Pilgrim “One Year Challenge” music video from Jeff Smith on Vimeo.


3 – Scott Pilgrim – Fight Remix | Lee Taylor

Lee Taylor’s piece is armed with super sharp synch and crazy fast edits all the way.


4 – SCOTT PILGRIM vs THE WORLD EDGAR WRITE – OSYMYSO MASHUP CHALLENGE | tracysaven

This clip expertly crosscut elements from the original comics and the Ubisoft video game to thrilling effect.


5 – Scott Pilgrim Doesn’t Get A Break | Chaosblare

This clip is insane, layering new graphics onto the movie and with crazy additions throughout. A huge amount of work went into it.


6 – Scott Pilgrim Mashed Up | wearetheoxymorons | Fergusmackellar

This entry has tight edits, new transitions fashioned seamlessly out of old ones and great titles throughout.


7 – Scott Pilgrim “FIGHT” Music Video | Zack Beshears

Zack’s piece is beautifully put together, thought out and is thoroughly elegant.

Scott Pilgrim “FIGHT” Music Video from Zack Beshears on Vimeo.


8 – Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World | Osymyso Fight Remix | Hoolopee

This excellent piece of post is by David Post. As well as painstaking roto, he also appears himself as an 80 ft tall, purple suited dude. Now that’s commitment.


9 – SCOTT PILGRIM MUSIC VIDEO FINAL | Elliott Hickey

Elliot’s piece is also very well thought out with great zooms, pauses and splits throughout.

SCOTT PILGRIM MUSIC VIDEO FINAL from Elliott Hickey on Vimeo.


10 – Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Anniversary | OfficialNerdCubed

Another extremely well put together clip with a lot of evident effort from some Official Nerds.


SPECIAL COMMENDATION / Scott Pilgrim vs. The World One Year Anniversary Tribute | MikeKarv

I have to give Mike Karv some goodies too for the insane amount of rendering in this clip. I don’t know how long it took but it is extraordinary.


And that’s not all

Allow me to have a roll call of some people who made a herculean effort too. Click any of these following names to see some other amazing work.

Bryan Cantwell deserves a shout out for doing three different entries, my favourite being his take on Scott Pilgrim & Spaced.

There was absolute mind melting visual insanity from Notti Rox , as well as Amelia Stephensen. There was a crazy amount of multi layered effects in the work of Elena Alter , as well as Delon Villanueva and Bobby Cohen.

Special goes out to Kyle Stern who did this crazy 15 minute epic that morphs from ‘Scott Pilgrim’ into clips from ‘Fistful Of Fingers’ set to Burt Bacharach, before whizzing through ‘Shaun’, ‘Fuzz’ and ending with ‘Attack The Block’ scoring the Chaos Theatre fight.

Peter Chobits made great use of deleted scenes, Ghost Dinosaur made up a montage with 94 films crosscut with Pilgrim and Scott Pimental made an Arrested Development special with George Michael & Anne Veal out of the track.

And finally much respect to ReallyBigBat, Justin Davila, Ryanb901, Cory Musselman, Paul Blewitt, Jeff Yorkes, Daniel Yi, Freddy Franco, Edgar Cameron, Lewis Somerset, Josh Franklin, Sean Holdsworth, Vincent Rogue, The Real Film Geek and Nick Nakasu.

All of you and indeed everyone who entered did an incredible job. I feel warm and fuzzy, my eyeballs are the shape of computer screens, I am very touched and mostly, I am very impressed.

You all rock.

Comments

109 Responses to “WINNERS / The Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World One Year Anniversary Music Video Remix Challenge!”
  1. If anyone cares my youtube channel got partnered so I had to take down my entry (Number 10). I’ve re-uploaded it here. :)

    https://vimeo.com/40206733

  2. Goodies recieved. Will be forever treasured.

  3. Got my stuff today! :D Thank you so much Edgar it’s amazing! 

  4. David Post says:

    I absolutely love what you sent me! I can’t say thank you enough! 

    Thank you Edgar for holding this contest, it’s really given me a pick me up!

  5. My goodies just arrived. I hope everyone else has theirs or will be getting theirs soon. One final congrats to all.

  6. K4rnikel says:

    What, no one edited the video in such a way that Michael Cera is replaced with Comic Scott Pilgrim?

  7. Chaosblare says:

    anything going down yet guys? do you know?

  8. So what’s everybody been up to? 

  9. María Salazar says:

    Wow, there’s so much talent around the world. Congratulations! Especially to Paul.
    I wonder if Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss have seen our videos, that would be amazing!
    Thank you for this contest, it was fun!

  10. Vince Roque says:

    This was seriously the most fun contest ever of all time. And I got named at the end ◉‿◉

  11. Chaosblare says:

    I…Is it me or have i just liked every single comment on here….
    you guys must write some pretty cool stuff ;D

  12. Al D. says:

    Wow, amazing stuff!  I’m in shock and awe of the mad skillz on display. Lucas Lee looking at his phone and getting a message from Solid Snake totally blows my mind at how simple yet genius that cut is.

  13. Christian Fanning says:

    Congratulations All!! What a blast huh? =) I hope Mr. Wright decides to do something else like this soon!

  14. Anonymous says:

    Congrats to winnars~ this was fun, hope there will be more contests

  15. Jeff Smith says:

    Man, oh, man – what a pleasant surprise to wake up to this morning (still pinching myself)! With all the fantastic videos in this competition, to be named the #2 runner-up is an INCREDIBLE honor, and to say I’m flattered would be a tremendous understatement. Congratulations to Paul and everyone else who entered – amazing job all-around, and a very special thanks to Edgar for holding this contest in the first place! Taking the time to view/exhibit our work makes all the effort worthwhile, and I am beyond pleased with how things turned out. Still can’t believe it…!

    Jeff S.

  16. Jeff Smith says:

    Man, oh, man – what a pleasant surprise to wake up to this morning (still pinching myself)! With all the fantastic videos in this competition, to be named the #2 runner-up is an INCREDIBLE honor, and to say I’m flattered would be a tremendous understatement. Congratulations to Paul and everyone else who entered – amazing job all-around, and a very special thanks to Edgar for holding this contest in the first place! Taking the time to view/exhibit our work makes all the effort worthwhile, and I am beyond pleased with how things turned out. Still can’t believe it…!

    Jeff S.

  17. Austin Burke says:

    Great Contest and the winners did great. Oh and even though its no big deal you spelled my youtube channel name wrong. Its The Reel Film Geek, not big deal and it doesn’t really matter. Just thought I would point it out because the names a little puny (got to love dorky film humor.)

  18. Austin Burke says:

    Great Contest and the winners did great. Oh and even though its no big deal you spelled my youtube channel name wrong. Its The Reel Film Geek, not big deal and it doesn’t really matter. Just thought I would point it out because the names a little puny (got to love dorky film humor.)

  19. I’m absolutely thrilled. Not sure what else to add. All of the videos featured are fantastic.

    Ten ideas for prizes eh? Crikey.The last competition I won was at the age of 5, for a sketch of Beethoven (the dog, not the composer) I did for a competition run by now defunct children’s clothing store Adams. I think my prize then was a pair of dungarees, so I can cross that off the list at least. Although they don’t fit any more, so…This is hard.

  20. I’m absolutely thrilled. Not sure what else to add. All of the videos featured are fantastic.

    Ten ideas for prizes eh? Crikey.The last competition I won was at the age of 5, for a sketch of Beethoven (the dog, not the composer) I did for a competition run by now defunct children’s clothing store Adams. I think my prize then was a pair of dungarees, so I can cross that off the list at least. Although they don’t fit any more, so…This is hard.

  21. Chaosblare makes a good point. Just let us know how to send you our contact info. 

  22. Chaosblare makes a good point. Just let us know how to send you our contact info. 

  23. Chaosblare says:

    Oh wait, about the goodies, how shall we send you our contact info?

  24. Chaosblare says:

    Oh wait, about the goodies, how shall we send you our contact info?

  25. Wow, I’m flattered to have even made the list, I was checking Twitter while at Paintballing and got quite loud for a few moments.

    Is is cheeky to ask for a letter of reccomendation for my University (it’s an editing course) over signed goodies? I’m probably not going to get the grades I need, and I’d frame it and treasure it forever!

    • Chaosblare says:

      wanted to say good luck getting into uni! i’m sure you’ll make it, you did a good job here :D

    • Chaosblare says:

      wanted to say good luck getting into uni! i’m sure you’ll make it, you did a good job here :D

      • Thanks man, I ended up doing a course for A-Levels that I was sold as a significant amount more practical filmmaking than it was, it was mostly paperwork and business plans and forms and other awful stuff which I’m not good at haha

        I’d like to say though that I completely agree with Bryan, having Edgar even have a look at my work is amazing, and it feels better than any grade I could be given

        You did an epic video man, the added effects were seriously awesome

      • Thanks man, I ended up doing a course for A-Levels that I was sold as a significant amount more practical filmmaking than it was, it was mostly paperwork and business plans and forms and other awful stuff which I’m not good at haha

        I’d like to say though that I completely agree with Bryan, having Edgar even have a look at my work is amazing, and it feels better than any grade I could be given

        You did an epic video man, the added effects were seriously awesome

        • Chaosblare says:

          aww poor you D:
          Glad you got through it :D
          And i absolutely agree with Bryan as well, It was a real honour that Mr. Wright got to see our work, I mean… He’s famous and he’s seen my work!! (tried to reference scott pilgrim there, didn’t really work out XD)
          And thanks, I’m glad you like my vid :D
          I dunno if you saw my message but i kinda went ape over your video, it’s really awesome XD
          Anywho glad i got this oppertunity to meet ya :D

          Chaos out

        • Chaosblare says:

          aww poor you D:
          Glad you got through it :D
          And i absolutely agree with Bryan as well, It was a real honour that Mr. Wright got to see our work, I mean… He’s famous and he’s seen my work!! (tried to reference scott pilgrim there, didn’t really work out XD)
          And thanks, I’m glad you like my vid :D
          I dunno if you saw my message but i kinda went ape over your video, it’s really awesome XD
          Anywho glad i got this oppertunity to meet ya :D

          Chaos out

  26. Elena,Alter! says:

    Everyone did a great JOB.
    WERE ALL WINNERS GUYS!

  27. Lee Dawson says:

    Next competition should be make a trailer for an Edgar Wright film!

  28. Peter Chobits says:

    Edgar, thanks for the shout out!  And maybe it’s a thing of mine, but here’s a fake opening credit sequence I made last year for Hot Fuzz using deleted sequences from the dvd.  Edgar graciously listed it on his Twitter but for those who didn’t watch it, here it is.

  29. guest says:

    What an awesome contest! It’s amazing how even after a year, the series still gets recognition!

  30. Bryan Cantwell says:

    Major congrats to Paul & the rest of the winners!

    Like a few others have said, just having Edgar watch my videos is the real prize here, and since I’m just a camera op playing editor I’m very happy with the outcome! I would have loved to have made the Runner’s Up list, but such is life. :-) I’m  happy to have been a part of this, and with soooooo many amazingly creative entries, to have earned my very own shout out is awesome!

    One last thanks to Edgar Wright for being an inspiration to us all, thank you for everything!!

  31. I watched as many of the entries that I could and seeing my name up there just made my year. Congrats to the other winners, and to all the other contestants. We can all say we have had our work viewed by a famous filmmaker.

  32. AmberGrindstaff says:

    Wow They are all Amazing!! Congratulations to everyone !! 

  33. Next Competition… Edit a mashup from these mashups… :p

  34. To quote Knives: Wooooooooooooooooooowwwwwww……
    Those videos are completely epic!  Huge props go out to the talented individuals who created these.  As a huge fan of the movie…it is great to see work of this quality.

  35. To quote Knives: Wooooooooooooooooooowwwwwww……
    Those videos are completely epic!  Huge props go out to the talented individuals who created these.  As a huge fan of the movie…it is great to see work of this quality.

  36. Fergusmackellar says:

    this competition made my summer :D  Many thanks for the opportunity also I never thanked you for the SPVTW facebook page linking my video a few weeks back. :) Thank you

  37. Fergusmackellar says:

    this competition made my summer :D  Many thanks for the opportunity also I never thanked you for the SPVTW facebook page linking my video a few weeks back. :) Thank you

  38. Congrats to all the winners, just to get an honorable mention and a chance for Edgar to see my work is enough for me.

  39. Congrats to all the winners, just to get an honorable mention and a chance for Edgar to see my work is enough for me.

  40. johnsonnetwrk says:

    I’ll be taking that competition winning, if you want your life…
    No, but seriously I didn’t even get a placing… Dang….  Ah, well I take the last bit as a compliment and be off…

    *Walks off in the desert*…

    *Walks back* And congrats to the people that won, you people REALLY deserved it, I really mean it.*Walks off into the desert*…

  41. johnsonnetwrk says:

    I’ll be taking that competition winning, if you want your life…
    No, but seriously I didn’t even get a placing… Dang….  Ah, well I take the last bit as a compliment and be off…

    *Walks off in the desert*…

    *Walks back* And congrats to the people that won, you people REALLY deserved it, I really mean it.*Walks off into the desert*…

  42. Mike Seidl says:

    Wow.  Congrats too everyone!  Thank you Edgar for the Special Commendation.  You really made this nerd’s morning.

    To everyone else: I watched all of your videos, and you all blew me away.  Congrats to the winners, and everyone else too.  I con honestly say, I look forward to the next thing you’ll do.

  43. Mike Seidl says:

    Wow.  Congrats too everyone!  Thank you Edgar for the Special Commendation.  You really made this nerd’s morning.

    To everyone else: I watched all of your videos, and you all blew me away.  Congrats to the winners, and everyone else too.  I con honestly say, I look forward to the next thing you’ll do.

  44. David Post says:

    Thank you very much Mr Wright!! It’s really made my Summer!! :)

    And congrats to everyone else!

  45. I came 10th! :D

    *dances*

    Thank you Edgar! :D

  46. I came 10th! :D

    *dances*

    Thank you Edgar! :D

  47. Kyle Stern says:

    Hey Edgar. I’m glad you enjoyed my video. It was the first thing i’ve ever edited, so it really means a lot. If i work up the courage to drive through the nasty, congested, traffic hell that is San Francisco; and if i dont have too much work for school, hopefully i’ll see you at the Castro theatre.

  48. Josh Franklin says:

    Congrats to the top 10, and a thank you to Edgar Wright. I am glad to have participated, and hope the opportunity of another editing competition arises again. Thanks again Edgar Wright for allowing everyone a chance to hone there skills with professional material.

    For us unlucky few, better luck next time.

    Josh

  49. Chaosblare says:

    Congrats to all of us! :D
    thanks for the feedback edgar :D

  50. Chaosblare says:

    Congrats to all of us! :D
    thanks for the feedback edgar :D

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