Reel Music Video Festival is an annual celebration of the creative partnerships shared between music and filmmakers in Queensland. Held at The Tivoli, the evening features video screenings, live music performances, interactive installations and ample opportunities for casual networking.

Reel Music Video Festival prides itself on creating an inclusive and safe atmosphere for both practitioners and appreciators to celebrate Queensland as a cultural hub.

By submitting to Reel Music Video Festival, you will automatically be considered for placement in the categories have selected (provided you meet the eligibility criteria).


Best Direction
Best Regional
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Student
Best Creative

Sponsored prizes will be awarded on the night.


*Entries must reasonably represent the music video genre—short films and experimental films will not be accepted.

*Music Videos must have been released on or after January 1st, 2020

*A qualifying key-creative (eg. Musician, Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, Animator etc) must reside in Queensland, Australia.

*In order to be considered for a category prize (excluding audience choice), you have submitted your clip to that category through FilmFreeway.

*Filmmakers and musicians entering videos into the festival must possess the legal rights to submit AND screen their work. Reel Music Video Festival is not responsible for clearing publishing, performance or other rights for the music videos it reviews, screens, showcases on its site or otherwise utilises for festival publicity.


*By registering for this festival, I hereby grant Reel Music Video Festival the standard non-exclusive rights that would be granted to a music video broadcaster, as well as the right to make videos available on Reel Music Video Festival website, and to create and distribute dub masters available to broadcasters for promotional purposes.

*Reel Music Video Festival does not guarantee in any way that the submitted video will be selected for the festival or used for promotional purposes. This decision is at the discretion of Reel Music Video Festival.

*By submitting a music video entrants agree that their image, name and likeness may be used by the organisers for advertising and publicity purposes in connection with Reel Music Video Festival without additional remuneration. This applies to the image, name and likeness of the submission also.

*Organisers reserve the right to verify the eligibility of entrants and check their identity in accordance with our privacy policy.

*Judging will be performed by any combination of the following: industry professionals, record label representatives, commissioners, individuals, sponsors, filmmakers, musicians and even artists. Reel Music Video Festival reserves the right to change the format of judging in any way they wish, at any time over due course, whilst striving to recognise the most talented filmmakers and high calibre work.

*Reel Music Video Festival reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions at their discretion.