Promonews - 20th July 2020

The deadline for entries to the UK Music Video Awards 2020 is two weeks today (July 20th) for all awards at this year's event - the biggest ever in terms of award categories.

With over 35 categories, UKMVAs 2020 is open to invitations in more awards than ever before, and for all music genre, technical achievement, other video-based categories, individual and company awards, the deadline for entries is midnight (BST) on Monday, August 3rd.

There are now honours is six music genre categories - Pop, Dance/Electronic, Hip-Hop/Rap/Grime, R&B/Soul, Rock, and Alternative, each genre having three separate awards, for British, International and Newcomer. There is also Best Live Video and, for this year only, Best Lockdown Video. In addition, there are honours for Special Video Project, and Best Music Film.

There are also the traditional eight awards recognising technical excellence, in Animation, Choreography, Cinematography, Colour Grading, Editing, Production Design, Styling and VFX. 

In addition, the Best Individual and Company awards have also expanded - with Best Agent and Best Post Production Company now added to the existing range of awards for Director, Producer, Commissioner, Music Artist and Best Company. 

The UK Music Video Awards 2020 website is now accepting entries for the following awards:

Best Pop Video – UK
Best R&B / Soul Video – UK
Best Dance / Electronic Video – UK
Best Rock Video – UK
Best Alternative Video – UK
Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video – UK
Best Pop Video – International
Best R&B / Soul Video – International  
Best Dance / Electronic Video – International
Best Rock Video – International
Best Alternative Video – International
Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video – International
Best Pop Video – Newcomer
Best R&B / Soul Video – Newcomer  
Best Dance / Electronic Video – Newcomer
Best Rock Video – Newcomer
Best Alternative Video – Newcomer
Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video – Newcomer
Best Lockdown Video
Best Live Video
Best Special Video Project
Best Music Film
Best Production Design in a Video
Best Styling in a Video
Best Choreography in a Video
Best Cinematography in a Video
Best Colour Grading in a Video
Best Editing in a Video
Best Visual Effects in a Video
Best Animation in a Video
Best Producer
Best Production Company
Best Post Production Company
Best Commissioner
Best Agent
Best New Director
Best Director

All entered work (including work cited in the individual and best production company entries) must have been completed and delivered to its commissioner between August 1st 2019 and July 31st 2020 – so work completed and approved up to and including July 31st will be eligible for this year’s UKMVAs, but not after that date.

To enter work and make individual and company entries, go to the UK Music Video Awards 2020 website. Full definitions of all the categories are available at ukmva.com/categories.

Enter a video or film, or technical category here 

Enter an individual or company here

If you’re in any doubt about the eligibility of your entry, or have any other queries, please contact the MVAs team on info@ukmva.com.

After the entry deadline, the first round of judging for the UK Music Video Awards 2020 will take place in August, with invited MVA Jury Members judging all the entries via the MVAs online voting platform in the first round of judging. A second round of judging will follow, with the nominations for this year's UKMVAs  announced on September 29th.

The ceremony itself and the afterparty of the UK Music Video Awards 2020 is currently planned to take place once again at the legendary Roundhouse in London on Thursday, October 29th.

• UK Music Video Awards 2020 website

• Promonews is a media partner of the UK Music Video Awards 2020

Promonews - 20th July 2020

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