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Use of Music in Film/Video

Entries in this medium are for the use of music within a brand's film/video advertising or marketing piece.

Tip: Please upload the original content audio as it ran in public.
 

Entry Types

  • Adapted: These entries should include a commissioned re-working of an existing piece of material, be it public domain or licensed.
  • Licensed: Music that has been used straight from the master recording. This can be edited but should not have been re-arranged.
  • Mixed: Entries that include multiple types of tracks (licensed, original, and/or adapted).
  • Original: This is a music track, which has been commissioned and composed specially for the entry. This does not include arrangements of any sort as that is covered by Music Adaptation. This also does not include any material that is in the public domain.


Categories

  • 30 seconds and under – Entries in this category are for content or commercials thirty [30] seconds and under.
  • 31 seconds to 60 seconds – Entries in this category are for content or commercials between thirty-one [31] seconds to sixty [60] seconds.
  • 61 seconds to five minutes – Entries in this category are for content or commercials between sixty-one [61] seconds and five [5] minutes.
  • Five minutes and over – Entries in the category are for content or commercials five [5] minutes and over.

Entry Fees

Jan 27th - July 31st: $420

Aug 1st - Dec 4th: $420

Dec 5th - Feb 5th: $495

Please note that prices increase based on the deadline period.  See the Entry Fees section for details.

 

Campaigns

This medium type is eligible for campaign entries.

  • Campaigns consist of 2 or more pieces in the same medium and category.
  • Each piece within a campaign requires an individual entry form to be completed (including individual uploaded media and payment).

This medium type is eligible for mixed campaign entries.

  • Mixed Campaigns consist of 2 or more pieces in the same medium, but different categories.
  • Each piece within a campaign requires an individual entry form to be completed (including individual uploaded media and payment).

 

Required Media

  • Image (1)
  • Video (1)

Optional Media

  • PDF (1)

For details on the specific media requirements please see the Media Requirements section.

For judging purposes, please submit your entry in English.  Non-English entries must be dubbed in English.  In addition, you must also provide an English translation in the “English-Language Translation” box on the entry form.
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