The 2020 IIMVAs

IIMVA - blue circleThe International Independent Music Video Awards for 2020 will be held August, 2020.

The presentation of the 2020 honors will be held August 8, 2020. Due to the postponement of ECMC and other conditions related to COVID-19 this year’s awards ceremony will be virtual.

The IIMVAs celebrate the best in original, independently produced and released music videos (Independent artists and labels) from around the world. The IIMVAs celebrate multiple categories based on genre and technical prowess. Each category includes several nominees for consideration by the jury. Up to 5 finalists are selected for each genre category and from those finalists the winner for Best Video in each genre category is selected. An additional award in each genre category is awarded for Fan Favorite Video, chosen by fan voting online. 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.

JUST ADDED: A special category for videos made during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns.

IIMVA Calendar

6/15/20 – IIMVA submissions close

7/10/20 – Nominees announced

7/15/20 – Online Voting Opens

7/21/20 – Online Voting Ends

8/1/20 – Finalists Determined

8/8/20 – IIMVA Award Presentation

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


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The IIMVAs are presented by Veterans Coastal Media.