The Indie Music Video Awards
International competition and showcase for independent music videos.
Competition open to all singers, bands and directors.
Music videos will be judged by producers, directors and agents.
Indie Music Video Categories
Alternative / Blues / Christian / Classic Rock / Country / Hardcore / Hispanic-
No restrictions on previously viewed or completion year!
2018 Standard Submissions are OPEN.
Regular Deadline: April 24th, 2018: $40
Late Deadline: May 8th, 2018: $45
All submissions include a VIP event pass
If you would like to submit directly by mail
Download registration form here: Music Video Registration Form: and mail form and 2 playable DVDs (NTSC Region 1 or 0) of Music Video to The Indie Gathering and pay by PayPal, Check or Money Order.
PLEASE READ ALL RULES BEFORE SUBMITTING!
When submitting your project, you must provide your genre selection (through the registration form, or by e-
Films in any language other than English MUST be subtitled.
There are NO restrictions as to when your film or script was completed or where it has been released. Anyone may enter the competition. All entries must receive an average score of 90 or above in the judging process to qualify for award placement.
Hard copies are NOT returned, unless you clear this with the festival administration from the beginning. In order to have your disc(s) or script(s) returned to you (after the festival) you MUST send an SASE along with your disc(s) OR script(s) -
IF YOU SUBMIT VIA AN ONLINE SUBMISSION PLATFORM AND YOUR FILM IS SELECTED TO SCREEN, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SEND A HARD COPY (DVD / BLU-
We do not grant submission fee waivers under any circumstance. We do not pay screening fees.
Please note, if your project qualifies for an award, you or a direct representative from your project must be in attendance at the festival in order to receive any physical awards. Non-
All submissions -
If you have a film in competition which can no longer be considered for screening, you may withdraw it from screening consideration but still leave it in competition for award placement. Please e-
You may withdraw your submission at any time, but there are no refunds on submissions.