Anime: Japanese for "animation" ou "cartoons." In American fandom however, it's used to refer to any form of animation produced in Japan. animé comes in the form of animated TV shows ou movies, video games, and comic books.
AMV: stands for animé musique Video. AMVs are vidéos made par fans that feature scenes from animé together with audio from another source such as English songs, dialogue ou musique from another TV show, ou movie trailers. The best AMVs are praised for their good video editing techniques and cleverness in choosing the best animé scenes to go with the chosen song ou dialogue.