5th Annual Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival & Band Battle

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Submissions are now open for the 5th Annual Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival & Band Battle (MVFF+BB 5).

The Silver Sound MVFF+BB is actually two simultaneous events: it is a music video festival AND a battle of the bands. They will showcase 21 of the best music videos and 5 of the best bands anywhere, ever.


The director of the winning music video is paired up with the winning band. Silver Sound produces them a music video worth over $10,000. Boom.

MVFF+BB 5 will return to Brooklyn Bowl on January 15th, 2014. 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211.

Terms And Conditions

Incomplete entries will not be considered. If you are submitting more than one band or music video, you must complete a separate entry form for each submission.

The Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival and Band Battle (MVFF + BB) is two separate contests:

1. CATEGORY 1: The Silver Sound Music Video Film Festival (MVFF)
2. CATEGORY 2: The Silver Sound Band Battle (BB)


Category 2 Finalists will be chosen by Sponsor to perform live in a Finalist Concert held on the evening of January 15, 2014 at Brooklyn Bowl. The Category 2 Grand Prize will be awarded to a Category 2 Finalist selected by a combination of a panel of judges and an audience vote.

1. Order of performance and performance time allotment will be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
2. Category 2 Finalists wishing to participate in the above opportunity must give Sponsor written notice of their commitment to attend within 4 days of their winning notification. In the event a Category 2 Finalist cannot perform in the Finalist Concert, the Category 2 Finalist will be disqualified from the contest and a new Category 2 Finalist will be selected.

* All entries to MVFF+BB using copyrighted material (sound or picture) must obtain proper clearances and permission to use the material. Documentation showing this clearance and permission must be submitted with the application. Examples of copyrighted material may include: music, stock footage and still photographs. It is the Filmmakers responsibility to obtain rights, clearances and permission. The Silver Sound Contest assumes no responsibility for violation of copyright law.

* Submission of an entry automatically grants:

1. Permission to Silver Sound and its affiliates to use clips/ stills/ the music of your music video/ band for promotional use.
2. The non-exclusive right for Silver Sound to screen, exhibit, and distribute your music video in its entirety for any promotion or project under
the festival name.
3. Authorization of Silver Sound and its affiliates at their discretion the right to film, videotape, write about, and/or photograph your appearance, voice, name, likeness, biographical data, and city and state of residence for any and all marketing and promotional activities for the festival.

* By participating in the MVFF+BB and/or accepting any prize, Applicant agrees to release and indemnify Silver Sound, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the Released Parties) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance of the Prize.

* Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Silver Sound in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

* Silver Sound reserves the right to modify the rules and regulations of this Contest at any given point without notification.

* Your submission of entry constitutes an agreement between you and Silver Sound that you will adhere to all of the rules, terms and agreements set forth in these rules and regulations.