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Which production best used the means at its disposal to convey its intent?
Direction is the art of choosing the right camera angle, the right framing, and getting the sequence and timing of scenes just right to convey a specific message, or evoke a specific feeling.
That's Not Possible On This Platform!
For the best effect that seems to exceed the abilities of the platform it's running on
"Faking it" has been part of the demoscene forever. And faking it so convincingly that jaws drop is what this category is supposed to honor. It is all about making the impossible possible, and doing things that you would not believe your machine is capable of.
Best high-end 4k intro
The very best of what is possible in 4k
Seems many productions released nowadays are 4k high-end intros. Let´s give them an own category because they shouldn´t been mixed up with 8k or even 64k prods.
Best Storytelling / Storyline / Plot
All kind of productions can tell a story. Which one did tell the best or most touching story in 2016?
Most categories have a focus on technical achievements, but there are also a lot of productions trying to tell a story (and maybe not feature the latest and most awesome effect). This is also supposed to be another cross-platform/cross-compo category, as all productions alike (from music to gfx, demo to intro, dfox to Gartenzaun) can tell a story in their own way and media.
Best production with interactive elements
The demoscene is not just about demos and intros. This category honors the best interactive productions of the year, such as games, musicdisks or interactive experiments.
Best Freestyle Graphics
Any original freehand drawing released at a demoparty, created with a computer using pixel, vector, or painting techniques
Art is art is art.
Best Low-end Intro
Released in a size-limited party competition, released as an intro, or regarded as an intro on its platform, and between 1K and 64K in size
Because it's traditional!
Best soundtrack used in a production on any platform (no stand-alone music)
There are a lot of talented musicians in the scene. Lets honor them.
Best low-end demo
Best demo on a low end platform
Best high-end demo
Best Demo on a High-End Platform of size 5k and up
Best production by newcomers. Includes break-through performances by already existing sceners
This category is for everybody who has either made a memorable entrance into the demoscene in the past year (with their first productions), or suddenly came to full glory in 2015 (breakthrough improvement, new platform or discipline)
Most popular production
You suggest, you vote! This category is pure democracy!
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