Deadline 2022 | 30.09-02.10.2022 | ORWOHaus, Berlin

A non-commercial computer arts and multimedia festival held annually – this year for the eigth time. Come and join us for a weekend full of fun, and meeting of old and new friends!

Creative Competitions

A wide variety of competitions to take part in awaits you! We have the classic demoscene categories, such as PC Demo, Oldschool Demo, Graphics, Music and Animation, but we also have Deadline exclusives, such as the three-dee (anaglyph glasses) competiton. You can also send us your entries and take part remotely. We look forward to your releases!

Learn more about our competitions

Seminars & Workshops

Learn new skills or find out what others are doing. Also this is your chance to finally present something cool you worked on to a bigger audience. We still have free seminar slots available!

Learn more about the seminars

Dance, Socialize and Play

Enjoy Demoshows on the bigscreen, meet friends at the bar or outside at the bonfire, take part in the retro-gaming-tournament and dance into the night with our musical acts – we have it all.

Check out the timetable!


The party will happen in the faboulous industrial location of ORWOHaus Berlin. It’s in the north-east of Berlin, easily reachable by car or public transportation. Click below to get directions on how to get to the party!

click to get directions

ORWOhaus is a unique facility for musicians and artists in Berlin. It offers meeting places, studios, and music services in approximately 2500sq.m. of space, open around the clock. Deadline takes place in the huge event-hall on the ground-floor, which is also the location for concerts and the ORWOFestival.

Graphic by KeyJ and Wej

Teaser Invitation

Our friends at Still made a nice teaser invitation. Download it here and run it on your own PC, or watch the video below:

In Sonmi by Still – released at Evoke 2022


..and if one invitation isn’t enough to get you to the party, maybe two will do the trick! Thanks to Team210 for making this happen! Download here, or watch below:

Cybertopia by Team210 – released at Nordlicht 22

Ticket information

  • The online sale is closed – we still have enough tickets at the door / to buy spontaneously. So far we never sold out, so come around 🙂 Also the discounted ticket will be available at the door, in case you need it.
  • All tickets are valid for the entire duration of the party (3 days) and include a table space to put your stuff on inside the party hall

Regular Ticket – 40 EUR

  • Valid for the entire duration of the party (Fri-Sun)
  • Includes a table space to put your stuff on inside the party hall

Discounted Ticket – 20 EUR

The discounted Ticket holds the same features as the regular Ticket. It’s given out on mutual trust basis to:

  • People who could not afford to come otherwise: Eg. a low income, a far and expensive trip, etc. We won’t ask any questions. Just be fair and don’t take this ticket if you could easily afford the other one, since we have a limited party budget.
  • First time demoparty visitors: We want to encourage newcomers to come to Deadline! So if you’re unsure on whether it’s worth it or not take this opportunity, come around and be part of it!

Supporter Ticket – 80 EUR

The supporter ticket greatly helps us to finance the party, please consider buying one, if you can afford it. As a supporter-ticket holder you will:

  • Be mentioned on our website as a supporter (unless you prefer to remain anonymous – simply tell us during the payment) (not guaranteed for door sales)
  • Be mentioned at the prizegiving as a supporter (unless you prefer to remain anonymous)
  • You can send us a slide which will be regularly shown on the big screen during the party
  • We will reserve you a Deadline 2022 T-Shirt in your size
  • We will love you eternally. <3

Deadline T-Shirt

Shirt Logo by pixtur/still

Check out the amazing design by pixtur/still – besides looking great here are some other features:

  • Quality Shirt, vegan, organic and fair trade (Fairwair Foundation)
  • Unisex-Style (Stanley&Stella Creator)
  • Printed in Berlin

Unsure about the size? Find the size chart here.

Get your ticket now!

The online sale is closed – we still have enough tickets at the door / to buy spontaneously. So far we never sold out, so come around 🙂 Also the discounted ticket will be available at the door, in case you need it.

Corona Regulations @ Deadline

  • No sleeping hall available this time (as the sleeping hall would not be properly ventilated, unlike the main hall).
  • Please refrain from coming when you’re not feeling well or have any covid-related symptoms. Just write us a mail and we will fully reimburse your entry-fee, no questions asked.
  • We will make use of the new ventilation system the ORWOHaus has in place. On its maximum level, it can exchange the air of the whole hall within around 10 minutes.
  • Please test yourself before attending the event, if possible, to minimize the risk for your own and everybody else.
  • No mask obligation, but we will nevertheless provide free masks at the impfodesk and at the dance floor for everybody to use as they see fit.
  • We will provide buttons with different colours which you can use (optionally) to indicate your preferred way of human contact (see picture above)
  • We will provide additional tables to offer some opportunities for people who like to keep some distance to find a separate place, while groups can of course still sit together. (this is of course somewhat limited by the space available, but we’ll do our best)
  • Of course there will be hand-sanitizers ready, eg. at the impfodesk, gaming area, toilets and bar.
  • We will hire an external cleaning service to do some extra rounds at the toilets during the party.
  • Please note: If there will be additional measures mandated by the Berlin Senate we will need to adhere to them according to the law.