Valve have announced The Second Annual Saxxy Awards. According to their official statement, they have "decided to make the Saxxy’s a lot more like an illegal underground martial-arts bloodsport. That’s right: This year there are no rules. There are, however, a whole bunch of brutal laws, traditions, commandments and decrees, plus some rules".
This year, the Saxxy awards will be containing works from SFM (Source Filmmaker). The catagories will be as follows:
- Best Action
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy
- Best Original Universe
- Best Overall
- Entries must be no longer than five minutes.
- Each entry must be at least 720p.
- All entries must be submitted using the Source Filmmaker's upload to YouTube™ and Steam Community menu option.
- Only entries submitted between Nov. 1, 12:00 AM and Nov. 15, 12:00 AM GMT will be considered.
- Voting begins Nov. 16.
- Winners, selected by Valve from the community-chosen nominees, will be announced by Dec. 31, 2012
- All co-creators must be finalized by submission deadline to be considered.
- You are free to use any Valve IP.
- If you use any non-Valve IP, you must be the copyright owner or have explicit permission from the owner.
- Multiple submissions per person are fine.
- Submissions must be free of advertisements.
- Winners will receive a Saxxy award in Team Fortress 2.
- Winner of Best Overall will be flown to Valve for a filmmaking session with Valve's Source Filmmakers, and have the chance to see their work aired on GTTV's VGA preshow this December.