Video: Violet Evergarden, Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll (movie), Violet Evergarden: The Movie (2020)
Audio: All Good Things – Love and War
Premiere Date: 2021
Status: Downloadable, Streamable
Genre(s): Character Profile, Serious
Cons/Awards: Sent to: AWA Expo 2021, AnimeNYC 2021, Anime Frontier 2021, YoumaCon 2021.
Won “Coordinator’s Choice” award at AnimeNYC 2021.
Outside Links: .org
Categories: Music videos, Featured videos, Award Winning, Educational

I don’t talk about myself much, but after Dysphoria (which was surprisingly personal), I decided to make another one. Personal vid, that is. I think it helped me work through some stuff. I don’t know.

Started: 13 Dec 2020
Finished: 2 July 2021
Work Time: ~37 hours

This was indirectly inspired by the Violet Evergarden segment of this MEP:
I’d wanted to use “Love & War” for a long time, but didn’t know what source would work. Hearthshade’s part made me look at Violet Evergarden in a different way.

How to do Match Cuts
Released 4 August 2021

It recorded my mic instead of my output and I didn’t realize 🙃
I guess I’m pretty bad at guides, but if anyone has a request I will attempt it.

CI Plugins:
I use all of them, but in this video I used “Feathered Crop” and “Simple Mask.”
I do go into AfterEffects when necessary to do more complicated masks, but I try to avoid it. With these plugins, I save a ton of time, since most of what I do is fairly simple.

These clips are from my AMV “Trauma”.

Please note, I recreated all of these from memory specifically for the tutorial, so they may not be exactly what ended up in the final amv. There are several ways to approach match cuts (especially that last one). This just happened to be how I did it today.

B folder is for betas. This video started out VERY different – the concept was supposed to be homeless veterans. The betas (especially the early ones) are all over the place because of this.

This has a sort of sister video: Turbulence