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David Knight - 22nd Aug 2017

Worldwide Production Agency, leading representatives of film production professionals – including producers, cinematographers and production designers – are the latest company to partner with the UK Music Video Awards 2017.

It's the second year that WPA are sponsoring the Best Producer award at the UKMVAs, and their third year in succession as sponsors overall. 

Barnaby Laws, MD of WPA's London office, says that he is delighted that the agency are again sponsoring Best Producer at the biggest night of the year for everyone in the business of making music videos, when people will gather from all over the world to be at the Roundhouse on October 26th to be there. 

"It's a pleasure to be involved in the UKMVA’s again," says Laws. "Even after all these years and despite many ups and downs in the music video industry, they are still something that I love to be involved with and support when needed. Music Videos are the foundation of most people’s careers that we work with, and events like the UKMVAs remind us how fortunate we are to have a thriving and creative Promo industry in this country. 

"Sponsoring best producer is a great reminder just how important the skills of the production team are. It's often overlooked just how important a producer is at making the magic happen!”

"Events like the UKMVAs remind us how fortunate we are to have a thriving and creative Promo industry in this country" - Barnaby Laws, MD of WPA London

WPA are the latest award sponsors to be announced for this year's UK Music Video Awards, which takes place in London on October 26th 2017. 

Meanwhile, voting has begun on the Best Video and Technical Achievement categories this year's UKMVAs, and the voting for the Individual Award categories, including Best Producer, will be open shortly. MVA jury members who have been asked to judge a category on the MVA voting platform will be voting for their 6 favourites in their category, which will contribute to putting together shortlists for the second round of voting which starts early next month. The first round of judging must end of September 4th. 

These votes will determine the shortlists in each category. A further round of judging, commencing next week, will decide the winners of each award. The nominations for this year's UK Music Video Awards will be announced in late September. Information on tickets for this year's award ceremony and aftershow party - held for the third year running at the legendary Roundhouse in Chalk Farm – is coming soon. 

David Knight - 22nd Aug 2017

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