2016 Categories


A couple of notes...

  • ​Only works created After January 1, 2011 are eligible for nomination.  The one exception is the Hall of Fame category for fics. Works of any age may be nominated for the Hall of Fame award. But remember - if you can nominate it for Hall of Fame, you can't nominate it for anything else.
  • All works nominated must be shippy! These are, after all the Sam & Jack Multimedia Awards!


Art

Animated - This category is for both gifs and other works that might be drawn and animated (like cartoons).

Artist - Can't choose any specific piece?  Love every single thing the person's made?  This is where you get to show your appreciation. **NOTE: Nominees must have been active within the last 2 years to be nominated in this category.

Computer Drawn - As the name suggests, works nominated in this category are all created by drawing on a computer. An example might be a drawing made on a Wacom tablet.

Hand Drawn - As the name suggests, works nominated in this category are all created by hand. Examples include : sketches in pencil, pen and ink, color pencil, pastel, or charcoal, paintings done in watercolor, oil, or acrylic (on paper or canvas), etchings, wood burning, or any other works created without the use of computer imaging software and/or photo editing.

Mixed Media - This category is for works that might be both hand and computer generated.

Photo Manipulations - Photo Manipulation is the art of changing or combining existing photos to create something new. The original photo(s) may or may not be recognizable and enhancements in color or texture may also be added to change the overall look of the piece.

Wallpaper - When it comes to this category, size really does matter. A good wallpaper will have not only a pleasing image but be big enough to fit most standard computer screens so that the image does not appear to be stretched or distorted. Artwork nominated in this category can be of any medium (except for animation/gifs).


Fiction

Action/Adventure - Is it action-y, adventure-y, end-of-the-world-y?  This is where it goes.

Alternate - Does your fic take place in any time, place or reality that isn't standardly accepted SGC timeline?  Are your SG-1 characters taken out of the SGC entirely?  This is the category for you.

Angst - For the fics that make your heart bleed and your eyes leak.  If the story gives you a sense of dread or anxiety (even if there's a happy ending) consider nominating in this category.

Author - Can't choose any specific fic?  Love every single thing the person's written?  This is where you get to show your appreciation. **NOTE: Nominees must have been active within the last 2 years to be nominated in this category.

Canon Compliant - aka Tags, Fillers & Missing Scenes... Does it pick up where an episode ends (like the trip home from Netu)? Does it fill in a missing period of time (like that missing week on P3X-234 or the month spent at the Goa'uld pleasure palace)? Does it give us a little bit more about a story line but still remain in canon? Then this is where your nomination belongs.

Erotica - Does it get hot, steamy, sexy, or smutty?  Here's your category!  Both UST and RST accepted but it should include an "adult" rating of R, M, MA, AO, NC-17, etc.

Family Fic - Includes: pregnancy, babies, kids, relatives, the whole shebang.  If they are or are going to be family, this is your category.  Note: age regression fics are not eligible in this category.

Hall of Fame - Was the fic written and posted before January 1, 2011?  It doesn't matter the genre, this is where it goes!

Humor - Did you grin, chuckle, laugh or guffaw?  This is the slot!

Hurt/Comfort/Whump - Were they tortured by a Goa'uld? Beaten by an ex-lover? Or gravely injured off-world? Did she tend his wounds? Did he hold her as she cried? If the story featured mental or physical pain or let them take care of one another in their time of need, this is the place for your nomination.

Jack Centric - Is Jack O'Neill the focus of the story? Is it told from his POV or does it focus on his emotions or reactions? Does it describe the events of his past, present, or future? Does it get inside his head more than anyone else involved in the plotline and give us insight into his character? If it's all about Jack but still has a shippy tone, your nomination belongs here.

Mature - If your story deals with mature themes (including graphic sex or violence or both) it goes here.  If it's PWP, check out "Smut".

Sam Centric Is Samantha Carter in the spotlight? Is the story told from her POV or does it focus on her emotions or reactions? Does it describe the events of her past, present, or future? Does it get inside her head more than anyone else involved in the plotline and give us insight into her character? If the heart of the story is all about Sam but the work still has a shippy tone, your nomination belongs here.



Video

Angst - Does the vid tug at your heartstrings? Did you shed a tear? Was there a knot in your stomach? If so, this is the category for you!

Creator - Can't choose any specific vid?  Love every single thing the person's made?  This is where you get to show your appreciation. **NOTE: Nominees must have been active within the last 2 years to be nominated in this category.

Humor ​- Was it good for a giggle? Did it give you a laugh? It doesn't matter what kind of funny it is, it's bound for the humor category.

Song Choice - Did the creator choose the BEST. SONG. EVER.? Would the video just not have been the same with any other song? Nominate the vid in this category!

Story/Plot - Was the creator able to pull clips together to tell a fantastic story? Did the video itself have a true plot? If the answer to either (or both!) questions is yes, nominate in the story/plot category.

Trailer​ - For those vids that go above and beyond, pulling scenes from our beloved shows and creating something all new and entirely shippy, the trailer category has been created. These nominations should be re-imaginings of the clips into a new or original idea formatted as a movie trailer.