Submit a music video for The Ibiza Music Video Festival

Winner Announced On
October 13, 2014
the brief

The Ibiza Music Video Festival (IMVF) is a global online and interactive music video festival - celebrating all aspects of music video production in one beautiful place - Ibiza, Spain.

If you’ve created a music video in the past year then this could be your chance to get your work recognised – and perhaps even awarded.

The IMVF is to be held this year on October 10th and 11th. The Festival aims to ‘Develop Talent, Exchange Knowledge and Reward Creativity’. We create a hub of talent for employers to source, and through its ‘campus style' structure, encompass educational workshops, competition, entertainment and networking - all in a two-day event.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is upload your music video and fill in all the necessary details.

This is your chance to showcase your work to leading industry professionals and those who can make a difference to your career – so get uploading and we’ll see you in Ibiza!

About the ibiza music video festival
This vibrant two-day event will showcase the best of recent music videos over the last year, interspersed with seminars and workshops as part of the event-packed weekend.
  • A three-part Academy, with guest speakers, focusing on Pre-Production, Production and Post-Production
  • Q&A session
  • Interactive Brand stations / workshops showing hands on techniques such as editing software, make up/styling plus a digital hub, digital marketing workshop and a ‘career surgery’
  • Award Ceremony
  • 36-hour content creation competition
the award categories
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Director
  • Best Director of Photography
  • Best Colourist
  • Best Editor

  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Special Effects
  • Best Make-up
  • Best Costume
  • Best Production Design
the career opportunity

One winner from each category as selected by the host, The Ibiza Music Video Festival, will receive:

  • Access to the Academy events and an Ibiza Music Video Festival award (flight costs not included, discounted accommodation)
  • A mentoring session (The Festival guarantees attendance from: Leading Director’s Reps, Video Commissioners, Industry Professionals, Record Labels, Musicians/Artists, Production Companies, Music Syncing Companies, Digital and Marketing Agencies)
  • Camera equipment prizes to all winners (including BlackMagic products for the 'Best Colourist' and 'Best Editor' award winners)
the community choice

One filmmaker as selected by the host, The Ibiza Music Video Festival, and the community will receive:

  • €250 as a cash prize
*The host will select from the top 10% of the highest voted submissions.
meet who's involved

    Sant josep de sa Talaia - Located in the South, Sant Josep is the largest municipality on the island. A tourist hub, it boasts a range of beautiful resorts and magnificent landscape.

    SANTJOSEP.NET - The City of Sant Josep coordinates every aspect of life in the region. From tourism to education, health to leisure, they are in charge of ensuring the smooth running of the region.

    OB Management - Perhaps first and foremost, OB are three straight-up dudes based outta' Denmark Street with a history of hooking up directors with killer music videos. We've taken directors of all shapes and sizes and squeezed them through the hedonistic school of music videos to turn them into some of the most exciting new film-making talent in the world.

    Partizan - Established 1991 and twice listed over the past decade as the Gunn Report’s ‘Best production Company in the World’ Partizan remains one of the world’s principal content creators comprising; music videos, commercials, documentaries, feature films, animation, digital and branded content online as well as interactive events and installations.

    Holler London - Award winning digital and creative agency that prioritizes engagement over advertising, part of Leo Burnett.

    Blackmagic Design - Blackmagic has grown rapidly to become one of the world's leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology. And that's because our philosophy is refreshing and simple - to help true creativity blossom. Blackmagic Design's founders have had a long history in post-production editing and engineering. With extensive experiences in high-end telecine, film and post, harnessed with a real passion for perfection, Blackmagic set out to change the industry forever.

    Pulse Films - Pulse is a uniquely structured modern production company and has quickly established itself as a dynamic force in the media and creative industries. Pulse has created an award- winning aesthetic and quality that runs throughout all of its work and across TV, Film, Music & Music Videos, Advertising & Branded content and mirrors our commitment to creating beautiful, innovative and genuinely engaging pieces of content.

    Radar Music - an award-winning network of over 10,000 music videos directors worldwide. We help labels and artists commission exciting, engaging music videos for affordable budgets. We help music video directors progress their professional careers.

    Straight 8 - Straight 8 invites anyone anywhere to make a short film on one cartridge of super 8 — without editing. The first time filmmakers see their film is at one of our awesome worldwide premieres. Last Year, Straight 8 launched it’s first app where you can make up to 3-minute films on your phone: editing and adding great looks as you go along, then completing your film with music - all right on your phone. From there you can share it with friends and the straight 8 community.

    Big Foot Project - Production Company specialising in Branded Content, Music & Commercials.

    MTV - American television channel, celebrating everything music, entertainment and news related.

The Ibiza Music Video Festival and its judges will select from all qualified submissions. A qualified submission is one which meets all the Terms & Conditions, Guidelines and Official Rules.

The community can support their favorite submissions through social voting via Facebook and Twitter. The host will also select an artist from the top 10% of the highest voted submissions.

  • This opportunity is open globally.
  • Artists must include the following in the "Description" field prior to uploading their file: Song Title, Artist/Band, when the video was made, concept/idea behind the work, and three award categories for which you would like your work to be considered.
  • When you submit please make sure you are available for travel from October 10th - October 12th 2014.
  • Please note that travel is not included but there will be discounted accommodation available.
  • We recommend that videos should be 4 minutes in length, maximum.
  • If multiple people were involved in the creation of the entry, only one person can submit the final video.
  • Videos must have been made within the last year.
  • Participants must upload their video to YouTube or Vimeo then submit their video by clicking on the 'Participate' tab and follow the on screen instructions.

  • Submitting artists must retain a high res version of their submission if selected as they will be required to provide a high res format of their video.
  • Submitting artists that win prizes agree to their works being used as described in the 'Details' section. Those that do not win, will not give up any rights to their work except in connection with the Creative Invite.
  • Talenthouse reserves the right to disqualify artists who we believe are cheating the voting system as this is against the spirit of the Creative Invite.
  • All submissions will be featured in digital galleries to promote your entry via public voting on Facebook and Twitter. Voting will give you additional exposure and recognition for your work as well as new fans and followers. The judges will select the overall winner and the community choice.
  • Videos must feature original footage (meaning not using third party pre-existing copyright materials) but can be pre-existing or created especially for this opportunity. Videos which fail to do this will be disqualified and asked to resubmit.
  • Harmful, offensive or submissions which do not follow the guidelines will be removed.
  • No purchase necessary.
Official Rules
It's important to know our Official Rules before starting your creative work.
Read Here
Key Dates
  • Submit By: September 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Starts: September 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Voting Ends: September 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Winner Announcement: October 13, 2014