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Promo News - 25th July 2018

There’s one week left from today (July 25th) to enter the UK Music Video Awards 2018 – the deadline is next Wednesday, August 1st at midnight (BST).

Entries are being made to over 30 categories this year, as the UKMVAs covers the best work in British and international music videos by music genre, technical expertise, and individual and company achievement. 

The music genre categories for Best Pop, Dance, Indie/Rock, Alternative and Urban – which include sub-categories for UK, international and newcomer videos (the latter made for under GB£6K) – have seen entries pouring in from home and abroad. But there’s still time to get your videos in front of the judges.

In the technical categories, there is the customary range of awards to celebrate the art and craft of music video production – Animation, Choreography, Cinematography, Colour Grading, Editing, Production Design, Styling (including wardrobe, hair and makeup styling) and Visual Effects.

The Individual categories for individual achievement throughout the eligibility period, for Best Director, Best New Director, Best Producer, Best Commissioner and Best Music Artist. In addition, after its inclusion for the first time in 2017, there is the award for Best Production Company. All these awards are judged according to an entrant's body of work over the past year. 

Additional categories include Best Interactive Video, and two live music categories for shortform and longform coverage: Best Live Video and Best Live Concert.

Full definitions of all the categories are available at the UKMVAs website. Submission of entries is also made at the entry page of the UK Music Video Awards website. The cost per entry is £75+VAT.

Video entries should be work that has been completed and approved by the commissioner in the 12 months from August 1st 2017 to July 31st 2018. For questions about the eligibility of your entry or entries, please contact the UKMVAs team on 

After the entry deadline, the first round of judging for the UK Music Video Awards 2018 will begin in the second week of August. After judging panels meet to discuss the shortlists in the second round, the nominations will be announced on September 27th. 

The UK Music Video Awards 2018 ceremony and aftershow party takes place for the fourth year running at the legendary Roundhouse venue in London on October 25th 2018. For ticket information for the biggest night of the year for music videos, check

Promo News - 25th July 2018

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