Newgrounds.com has been described as a “vibrant, rewarding community of artists, game developers, musicians, voice actors and writers who create and share some of the best content on the web”. As one of the earliest web-based communities focused on art and entertainment, Newgrounds.com was founded in 1999 to serve as an online home to independent creators and thinkers around the globe.
The site is divided into several sections: Games, Movies, Audio, Art and Community along with special areas for popular members. In each section you can discover new works made by other users that range from bold original ideas to creative remixes of existing material. You can also find a full selection of user ratings and reviews to help guide you toward great content quickly. The system awards medals for new achievements as well so it’s a great place to show off your skills over time.
Some visitors may be unaware that many professional filmmakershosted their early work on Newgrounds such as Quentin Tarantino, Don Hertzfeldt (Academy Award nominee) and Pendleton Ward (creator of Adventure Time). Even more exciting than the big names who have graced the site are all of the countless lesser known artists you can discover here too! Newgrounds provides a unique platform with an audience ready to experience whatever it is they choose to express online…as long as it’s PG-13 rated or lower that is!
When all is said & done some important distinctions set Newgrounds apart from other web communities; It promotes self-expression, allows active user participation with ratings/reviews/medals, encourages creativity through its wide selection of tools for digital multimedia productionand strives for accessible Free expression within its boundaries (PG-13 rating). Whether or not you make or just loveart & entertainment this site could very well become your go-to media source from now on – check out what everyone’s up too at www.newgrounds.com today!