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Music Video entries must be uploaded as MOV or MP4 files.

Music Videos must be submitted in their entirety in the original format that they were broadcast or released.

No Physical Material Required

Media Requirements:

Specs for MOV/MP4 uploads:

Standard Definition Source Material minimum: 720 x 480
High Definition Source Material: 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate
(23.98, 24, 25, 29.97,
50, 59.94, 60)

Codec: H264 or Mpeg4, Best Quality
Data Rate: Minimum 5,000kbps / Maximum 10,000kbps
Sound: AAC 48KHz
File size: 1 GB maximum

Slates, clocks or bars must NOT appear on the video. Entries that contain the entrant name or branding of entering company will not be accepted.

Entry Requirements:

  • Entries submitted must be released in a commercial environment with client approval between 1st July 2017 and 31st July 2018.
  • All work submitted must be in the exact form it was broadcast, published or released with all the logos, trademarks and copy marks intact, regardless of category or medium. Work must not be altered for submission purposes.
  • Any work created solely for the purpose of entering this competition is not eligible. In the case of a query by the Jury, the entrant will be required to prove eligibility of entry.
  • More than one company may enter any piece of work, i.e. both the Agency and the Production Company may enter a piece that both parties have worked on. These would be two separate entries.
  • If an Entrant lists more than one company in the Entrant field, two entry fees are required. LIA will invoice the Entering Company for the additional entry fee.

Creative Credits:

  • All credits must be input at the time of entry. Be sure that you enter all credits accurately so that all those who worked on the piece are properly recognized.
  • A USD $200 fee (per entry) will be charged to add credits if all creative credits are left blank.
  • If a credit field does not apply, it must be left blank. (Do not input placeholders. Ex: ‘N/A’, or spaces, etc.).
  • A USD $100 fee (per entry) will be charged for credit changes requested after the Entry System has closed.

Finalized Entries:

  • Once you have finalized the Entries online, the system automatically generates Entry Form(s) and an Invoice. The forms are then emailed to the email address you logged in with.
  • Payment is due immediately. Entries cannot be approved for judging until payment has been received. See Shipping and Fees.

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