ENTRY DETAILS 2017

2017 MUSIC+SOUND AWARDS

OPEN FOR GLOBAL ENTRIES

All work submitted must be in the form it was broadcast, published or released with all the logos, trademarks and copy marks intact. Any work created solely for the purpose of entering this competition will be disqualified and in the case of a query by the jury, board or founders of the Music+Sound Awards the entrant will be required to provide documentary evidence to prove eligibility of entry.

ELIGIBILITY WINDOW

To be eligible for consideration for a Music+Sound Award your work must have been first broadcast or released with client approval, or made, in the case of short films, between December 5th 2015 and March 31st 2017 (this longer than normal window is a result of the integration of our two previous competitions this year and will revert to one year in 2018).

ENTRY WINDOW

2017's entry window will be open from January 16th - March 31st 2017. 

ENTRY FEES

ADVERTISING, TELEVISION + FILM ENTRIES                              £125 + VAT where applicable                                                                                                 

ADVERTISING, TELEVISION + FILM ENTRIES (DISCOUNTED*)   £115 + VAT where applicable                                                                                     

SHORT FILM ENTRIES                                                            £55 + VAT where applicable

All fees include a £5 donation to our charity partner, music therapists, Nordoff Robbins

* PRS for Music, ASCAP, Ubem and APRA AMCOS members receive a discount with eligible membership numbers. MPA and Buma members with eligible discount codes.

Technical Specifications

Video Entries

File: .mov or .mp4 files only
Resolution: 1920x1080, or at least 1280x720
Frame Rate: 25 fps
Codec: Mov or Mpeg4, H264
Data Rate: Minimum 5,000kbps / Maximum 10,000kbps
Sound: Linear PCM 48KHz
Maximum file size: 100 MB per minute of footage

Radio Entries

File: .wav or .mp3 files only
MP3: 320 kbps / stereo
WAV: 44.1KHz or 48KHz / stereo interleaved