Here you may indicate which categories you would like to apply for. This year there will be 3 deadlines:
The price includes access to the first 3 days of the event (5 guest list places per submitted video).
It is recommended that you select more than one category per video . For more information about the categories please click here.
Music videos will have been completed no earlier than January 1st, 2020. Music videos must not exceed 8 minutes.
For the screening version, the music videos should not contain any [written] production credits at the end of the video (i.e. credit roll). However, at first, you may submit your video as it is.
Filmmakers, producers, and/or musicians who submit their video to the Berlin Music Video Awards must possess all of the necessary permissions/rights to that video. At first, you won’t be asked for those, however, if the video will get nominated, it will be necessary.
The applicant grants the Berlin Music Video Awards the non-exclusive rights to reproduce the video and/or part of the video, and to showcase the video for the purposes of the event and/or its promotion.
- The Berlin Music Video Awards does not guarantee that your submitted music video will be shortlisted for the event.
- All information posted by the Berlin Music Video Awards is subject to change without prior notice.
- There are no submission-fee refunds for the music videos that didn’t make it to the competition.
Terms and Conditions
Upon checking the box, I fully acknowledge and consent to the following:
“To the best of my knowledge, all statements in this document are true and correctly represented. I am duly authorized, on my behalf and on behalf of any person(s) or entity(ies) with ownership rights to the music video, to submit this music video to the Berlin Music Video Awards, and I attest that this submission is not in violation of any law or legal statute, nor does it violate any right of said person(s) or entity(ies). I hold the Berlin Music Video Awards, its officers, as well as any and all of its fiscal sponsors and affiliated entities, exempt from any damage to, or loss of, any and all materials submitted by me, whether or not that damage or loss occurs en route to and/or from the event, or during the course of the event whilst the Berlin Music Video Awards are in possession of said materials.”
Occurrence of a Force Majeure
In the event that the occurrence of a Force Majeure Event delays or prevents the performance of this Agreement, the affected Party shall not be liable for any obligations hereunder only for such delayed or prevented performance (that includes a virus spread, strike, fires, civil disobedience, riots, rebellions, natural disasters, acts of God, acts of war or terrorism, actions or decrees of governmental bodies, and similar occurrences), in those cases the Berlin Music Video awards management is not obliged to offer a refund.
A confirmation will be sent via email once we receive your submission.
We will announce nominations in batches right after we officially open the call for entries. Nominated music videos may be announced within one month from the time of submission until approximately two weeks after the late deadline (End of March).
Notifications will be sent via email and social media.
Some email accounts have been blocking the newsletter system that we use to send out the nomination announcement. Please contact us if you haven’t received an email (regarding the status of your submission) by two weeks after the late deadline.
This year, 3 nominated videos will get a golden pass to the finals – the Best Music Video category.
If nominated, please submit the following
- Link to your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), including those of the musician/artist,record label, production company, etc.
This is to help us promote your music video and your nomination.
The Jury Panel
All winning videos will be chosen by a jury panel.
The winners will be chosen by a jury panel that consists of experienced filmmakers, musicians, and experts in the music video industry from around the world. Information about our jury members for the BMVA 2021 will be announced on our website.
For general inquiries: email@example.com