The Finnish Music Video Competition is now open for submissions. You can submit your video here (form in Finnish): http://www2.omvf.net/fi/kotimainen-kilpailu/ilmoittautuminen
The competition is open for all Finnish music videos that have not been previously screened at the festival. This year’s national competition is also open for international artists’ videos which are made by Finnish directors
The deadline for submissions is Friday the 12th of June.
Videos sent to the competition will be divided between the competition series and the showcase series. The competition series will be further divided into various themes. All videos will be available for free online viewing during the festival.
The winners will be chosen by an esteemed jury, and awarded at the Pumpeligaala awards ceremony on Saturday 29th of August. The best video will be awarded the Kultapumpeli, best cinematography will receive the Linssipumpeli and the most accomplished post-production will be awarded the Postpumpeli. The judges will also award four honorary mentions and the most promising young director will receive the Teinipumpeli. The audience will vote on the recipient of the Kansanpumpeli. All videos will also be archived into the world’s largest archive of Finnish music videos.