The Berlin Music Video Awards (BMVA) is an international event.

Filmmakers, producers, musicians and directors passionate about the art of music videos. Including full-length screenings, award ceremonies, live shows, workshops and after-parties, the five-day festival will be held at one of Berlin’s major event venues.

Join us for our 12th edition!
4 days of Filmmakers delight!

Take a look at the highlights of BMVA 2023 right here:

Gathering Filmmakers from all over the world, the BMVA is a great opportunity for independent artists and filmmakers to get exposure and to showcase their creativity, while networking with both emerging and established industry professionals.

Not just another film festival.

Launched for the first time in 2013 by the producer Aviel Silook, the Berlin Music Video Awards is an annual independent festival whose influence among the video and music industries in Europe and abroad keeps rising.

The thrilling event provides a platform for talented filmmakers, backing both unknown and famous artists, regardless of the language, genre or origin of their work.

Non-elitist and broad-minded, the BMVA support the diversity and inventiveness of video creators, while promoting their collaboration through networking.

Each category-winner receives a unique Berlin Music Video Awards trophy, as well as bragging rights. The winner for the Best Music Video will be announced during the final ceremony on the last night of the festival and awarded with 6,000 euros!!!

- Music videos must have been completed on or after January 1st, 2023.
- Music videos must not be longer than 8 minutes.
- Filmmakers, producers or musicians submitting videos into the festival must possess all necessary permissions/ rights to submit their video.
- The submitter grants Berlin Music Video Awards the non-exclusive rights to reproduce
the video or part of the video and to showcase the video for the purposes of the festival
or its promotion.

Please note:

Berlin Music Video Awards do not guarantee submitted music videos will be shortlisted
for the festival.

All information posted by Berlin Music Video Awards is subject to change without prior

There are no submission fee refunds for the music videos which did not make it into the

Overall Rating
  • A magnificent festival. I hope to return in the coming years. Authors from all over the world, send in your music videos because they are enhanced so much by magnificent screenings with an equally magnificent audience.
    An unforgettable experience!

    June 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much!

  • Definitely the craziest music video festival! An honor to have presented Shaka Shams there. We'll be back for sure!

    June 2023
    Response from festival:

    Thanks a lot! It was great to have your video featured and Shams performing.

  • Florian Hofer

    Covid Festival this year. Altough it was Online it was nice and the selection was huge and very creative. I will visit it next year and get feel for that Festival.

    August 2020
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Florian! We look forward to have you with us in the next edition.

  • Wonderful organisation. Exceptionally great live awards ceremony, honestly, during lockdown we felt like we were at that ceremony. We are so grateful and hope that next year we can meet them in real life !

    June 2020
  • BMVAs were amazing! Even though Covid-19 changed the format, the live stream BMVA did was really fun and worked well. Hoping to be in Berlin, in person next year!

    June 2020