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for Wednesday January 15, 2003
FWA (Favourite Website
Awards) Announces Site Of The Year 2002 Winners
This is a flawless and fast loading site with some great Flash treats. Watch how each section shows a progress bar to indicate how much information you have consumed before it automatically throws up a form to gain more information. Even if you are not the target audience, youll find the design and Flash skills enthralling, which will make you want to explore this site in its entirety.
Selected FWA judges comments (more on the FWA site):
"Excellent design and typography,
incredible motion and well thought out - a real standout."
"A truly captivating work of art
that makes even those usually boring waits, a pleasure!"
"Marines.com's great layout and excellent
design is backed up by the smooth 3D, Sound FX and animations, making it
a well rounded and complete experience."
"Marines.com manages to be both informative
and impressive. The percentage navigation urges you to explore while the
striking use of Flash gives a sense of glamour and wonderment
"This site displays obvious time and effort which is rarely seen in the web industry today. The amount of time taken to create the vector/bitmap transitions must have been considerable! A+!" Eric Jordan, 2Advanced Studios, USA.
Peoples Choice 2002 winner:
Neostream Interactive [http://www.neostream.com], a high impact serious multimedia company, which provides creative solutions.
With offices in Australia and South Korea, Neostream Interactives website is a jaw dropping experience that exudes skill, power and personality and is powered by 50,000 volts of animation supremacy.
Selected Peoples Choice voters comments (more on the FWA site):
One word, INCREDIBLE! Ive been surfing the web for about 6 years and have been working with Flash since Flash version 2. So, Ive seen thousands of sites but I have never seen anything as cool as this site.
Hands Down, This Site Rocks!! Arno Avakian, California, USA.
"Fresh, Innovative, Captivating,
Breathtaking all rolled into one, unbelievably & ridiculously sweet
website! Neostream.com has officially rocked the world of multimedia!"
"The effects are simply mind blowing
and appeal to our senses, They have pushed Flash to its limits.....great
"Simply astounding. It made me jealous!"
"Neostream led our industry into
the Flash revolution - this shows how they still want that point position."
"One of the most dynamic sites I
have ever seen, fully packed with great ideas and breathtaking 3D effects."
"Neostream does for websites what The Matrix did for movies." JF, USA.
Read Neostreams reaction to winning the Peoples Choice award on site.
What the industry says about FWA:
Macromedia.com: "Links to the best websites containing Macromedia Flash and Shockwave content."
Yahoo.com: "Favourite Website Awards - when it comes to Flash style, they have the newest in new."
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