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Movie of the Year

  • Chuck's New Tux!
    Chuck's New Tux! by HappyHarry

    Chuck's got a brand new tux, but can he keep it clean until the big dance??

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    458,996 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+

Game of the Year

  • FPA: World 2
    FPA: World 2 by DrNeroCF

    World 2 of the Fancy Pants Adventure

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,968,545 Views
    Rated
    Everyone

Musician of the Year

User of the Year

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  • 2nd Annual Tank Awards
    2nd Annual Tank Awards by MindChamber

    Find out who won what for the 2nd Annual Tank awards!

    Score
    4.30 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    229,008 Views
    Rated
    Everyone

Nominated Movies

  • Anusboy
    Anusboy by W-P-S

    Anusboy

    Score
    3.93 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    130,457 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • art in the playground
    art in the playground by TommyLM

    interviews with kids about art.

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    61,332 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • The Assumption Song
    The Assumption Song by Oney

    Assume what you will. This song ain't dirty,

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,059,485 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Bambee
    Bambee by El-Cid

    Disney's timeless classic, Bambi, get redone in 3 weeks flat.

    Score
    4.41 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,165,431 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Chuck's New Tux!
    Chuck's New Tux! by HappyHarry

    Chuck's got a brand new tux, but can he keep it clean until the big dance??

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    458,996 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Collin & The Wishing Tree
    Collin & The Wishing Tree by KartuneHustla

    In the Scottish countryside, strange magic is afoot

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    109,601 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Easy Way Out
    Easy Way Out by Munglai

    You gotta reap what you sow, boy.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    283,110 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Fallen Angel Ep. 1 (Pt1)
    Fallen Angel Ep. 1 (Pt1) by RobsH66

    The official first episode of the Fallen Angel series

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    427,958 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The Greatest Idea Ever!
    The Greatest Idea Ever! by HotDiggedyDemon

    Can you guess what it is?

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    295,316 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Harry The Harlequin Fetus
    Harry The Harlequin Fetus by Catoblepas

    This is a story all about how Harry came to be.

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    76,154 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • House of 1000 Cats
    House of 1000 Cats by Zombie-Pimp

    Heroes of NG assemble! These cats must be stopped!

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    264,790 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Jerry and The Closet
    Jerry and The Closet by HotDiggedyDemon

    Whatever you do, don't go in the closet!

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    466,625 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Madness- Confabulation
    Madness- Confabulation by Alienslushie

    Ever feel a little madness? Try batshit crazy.

    Score
    4.34 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    455,931 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Mastermind 2
    Mastermind 2 by The-Swain

    Well, the world isn't going to take over itself.

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    584,321 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Metal Gear Awesome 2
    Metal Gear Awesome 2 by Egoraptor

    The sequel to the smash (s)hit.

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    5,119,368 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Metal Gear Funnies
    Metal Gear Funnies by Bug

    A hilarious Metal Gear joke collection that will make you piss your pants.

    Score
    2.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    274,512 Views
    Rated
    Adults Only
  • Snowbot
    Snowbot by AKS9

    A small musical robot plays in the snow

    Score
    4.45 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    69,161 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • 2 - The Story of Khale
    2 - The Story of Khale by LeafWorthy

    Khale's adventure begins on his first day of 'school'

    Score
    4.38 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    266,364 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • There She Is!! final step
    There She Is!! final step by SamBakZa

    The last episode of "There She Is!!" series.

    Score
    4.44 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,528,992 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • These Pancakes Are Tiny
    These Pancakes Are Tiny by sexysexybicycle

    Two brothers, a plate of pancakes and a whole lot of swear words.

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,583,494 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Walk in the Woods
    Walk in the Woods by TheWeebl

    A rabbit goes for a walk in the woods

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Movie
    Popularity
    1,236,995 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+

Nominated Games

  • Achievement Unlocked
    Achievement Unlocked by jmtb02

    Who needs gameplay when you have ACHIEVEMENTS?

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,210,449 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Aether
    Aether by Bluebaby

    A boy and his pet's emo adventure!

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    915,554 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Bubble Tanks 2
    Bubble Tanks 2 by HeroInteractive

    The sequel to the popular casual shooter.

    Score
    4.37 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    348,987 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Castle Crashing the Beard
    Castle Crashing the Beard by BoMToons

    Battle Tom Fulp's beard using characters from Castle Crashers!

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,976,075 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Chronotron
    Chronotron by Scarybug

    It's about a robot that goes back in time for some reason. His best friend's a talking pie

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    298,008 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • Dark Cut 3
    Dark Cut 3 by jmtb02

    Prepare to save the past, again!

    Score
    4.24 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    737,019 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Dino Run
    Dino Run by pixeljamgames

    The doom asteroid has finally dropped... run, jump and claw your way to survival!

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,613,118 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • FPA: World 2
    FPA: World 2 by DrNeroCF

    World 2 of the Fancy Pants Adventure

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,968,545 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • :the game:
    :the game: by Nutcasenightmare

    'the game' is a representation of the world we love and know today! (AKA: real screwed up)

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,601,004 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • GemCraft
    GemCraft by gameinabottle

    Create and combine magic gems, put them into your towers and destroy the monsters' horde!

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    716,436 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Journeys of Reemus: Ch 2
    Journeys of Reemus: Ch 2 by Zeebarf

    Reemus & Liam journey to the lair of the All-Knowing Parasite...

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    726,858 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Karoshi:Suicide Salaryman
    Karoshi:Suicide Salaryman by karoshi

    In "Karoshi" your goal is to die. This is not as easy as it sounds. 50 levels.

    Score
    4.39 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,818,946 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • The Last Stand 2
    The Last Stand 2 by Con-Artists

    It was meant to be over. Turns out it was far from it.

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,958,076 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • The Majesty of Colors
    The Majesty of Colors by GregoryWeir

    Last night I dreamed I was an immense beast, floating in darkness.

    Score
    4.42 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    629,258 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Mastermind: WC
    Mastermind: WC by The-Swain

    Manage your minions, defend your base, and conquer this puny planet ONCE AND FOR ALL!

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    1,239,184 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Meat Boy
    Meat Boy by Bluebaby

    Extremely challenging! Best ending ever! Must Play!

    Score
    4.40 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    3,397,319 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+
  • Pandemic II
    Pandemic II by Blips

    Pandemic II - 6.3 Billion people waiting to die. Evolve, Infect and KILL once again.

    Score
    4.43 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    2,134,301 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • Pico Blast
    Pico Blast by Luis

    Pico is sent to investigate a disturbance in the train yard.

    Score
    4.36 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    606,246 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • SHIFT
    SHIFT by The-EXP

    Dimensions are not what they seem in this unique puzzle platformer!

    Score
    4.35 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    510,576 Views
    Rated
    Ages 13+
  • TentaDrill
    TentaDrill by The-EXP

    Side scrolling underwater shooter with RPG elements.

    Score
    4.14 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    266,963 Views
    Rated
    Everyone
  • The Torture Game 2
    The Torture Game 2 by Cmann

    Use various tools to cut up your victim.

    Score
    4.24 / 5.00
    Type
    Game
    Popularity
    14,283,712 Views
    Rated
    Ages 17+

Movie Judges

Game Judges

The Voting Process


How were the nominees chosen?

The pool of nominees for each category is comprised of the following: The top winner from each month, winners of special NG contests and staff selections.

How was the panel chosen?

The list of people invited to participate in the final phase of this process were selected for their noted expertise in art and/or animation, familiarity with current Flash animating and programming techniques, or their contributions to the Newgrounds community. Every attempt was made to include a variety of people that cover the major aspects of making a submission for the considered category: artists, animators, programmers, designers, and game musicians.

How was the voting handled?

The winner in each category was chosen using a closed instant-runoff voting system, whereby each member of the panel privately chose five favorites from the list of nominees and ranked them in order of preference. If a submission received a majority of the votes, it was declared the winner. If no majority was achieved (e.g. does not receive more than 50 percent of the votes), the submission with the fewest votes was eliminated. The votes were then recounted with each ballot cast for the highest-ranked choice which has not been eliminated from contention in a previous round. The process repeated in this manner until a winner received a majority.