Enter the IIMVAs

IIMVA - blue circleThe International Independent Music Video Awards for 2020 will be held during the East Coast Music Conference in Norfolk, VA.

The presentation of the 2020 honors will be held August 8, 2020 at an awards ceremony in Norfolk. Winners do not have to be present, but nominees will be notified ahead of time so they can attend.

The IIMVAs celebrate the best in original, independently produced and released music videos (Independent artists and labels) from around the world. The IIMVAs celebrate over 25 categories based on genre and technical prowess. Each category includes up to 20 finalists which are considered by the jury for nomination. Up to 5 nominees are selected for each genre category and from those nominees the winner in each genre category is selected through a combination of jury and public voting. Each genre category has two winners: Best Video and Fan Favorite Video. There is also an award for Video of the Year selected from all categories. Technical awards do not have a voting component. For 2020, videos released between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2019 are eligible for submission and consideration.

All entrants in the IIMVAs will be eligible to receive passes to the IIMVA presentation ceremony and the East Coast Music Conference.

IIMVA Entry Fee

The International Independent Music Video Awards (IIMVAs) celebrate the best in music videos by independent artists and labels. There are up to 20 finalists in over 25 categories and up to 5 nominees in each category with winners for best in category and fan favorites in each musical genre. Top prize up to $250 with various other honors awarded. INSTRUCTIONS: After you pay the entry fee send confirmation of your payment and a link to the video you are entering, the release date (month & year), artist, director, label (if any), and whether the video was shot on cell phone to info@EastCoastMusicConference.com. Include IIMVA in the subject line. If you paid to submit to perform at ECMC DO NOT PAY THE ENTRY FEE but follow all other instructions to be considered for the IIMVAs. If you are paying the entry fee for the IIMVAs and would also like to be considered to perform at ECMC, add ECMC to your subject line and your entry will go to both committees.


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The IIMVAs are presented by Veterans Coastal Media.