Rules & Regulations
Applications can be submitted by film producers and film makers, client companies, agencies, TV stations and students.
Deadline for Entries
Entries for the 9th festival edition are possible until June 8th, 2018.
Online Entry Form
Every entry must be submitted online. The entry form can be saved for completion at a later time. The same entry can be submitted in different categories. One can subscribe for the Production Arts & Crafts categories only if they have already submitted works in other categories.
Submitted films can be sent on DVD or can be uploaded via the online registration form. Web/Online entries can be submitted by web link (URL). All uploaded videos must have the following specifications: Format .mp4, resolution 1280x720 or 1920x1080. Formats accepted for 3D films: Side-by-Side.
The entrant is responsible for the technical quality of the film.
If you choose to send a DVD, please send it to the following address after submitting the online entry form:
Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards
c/o Filmservice International
Please note that all shipping costs, insurance, customs duties and handling fees for all entries must be prepaid by the sender. We cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance.
All material that has been aired/produced/posted online after January 1st, 2016 is eligible for submission. Once submitted, please, be aware that the films will not be sent back. The entrant must own the copyright of the participating film/online media or have the permission to use it.
The categories “Corporate Films and Videos”, “Documentaries and Reports” and “Corporate Online Media” have a basic price of € 290,–. Already starting with the second entry respectively category you benefit from a quantity discount each with of € 20,–.
The category “Production Arts & Crafts” has a fixed price of € 190,–.
Students only pay € 100,– per entry in the category Students. (Confirmation of enrollment required!)
The fee for a series entry is € 790,– per category.
20% VAT will be charged for Austria. Entrants from EU countries have to indicate their VAT number in order to get an invoice without VAT.
Payments can be made either by bank transfer or by credit card. As method of payment we prefer bank transfer for countries within the EU and credit card for countries outside the EU.
Please make sure that the given information about the invoice and categories is correct. An additional € 25,– fee will be applied for any change after issuing the invoice.
Entries can be made in English, German or French.
You may submit your film in other languages as well. In that case please send us English subtitles or a synopsis of the film in order to allow the judging. Films that are going to be submitted in the Production Arts & Crafts categories have to be in English or at least be provided with English subtitles or an English translation.
An international jury of Oscar and Emmy winners, corporate and mass media specialists, film experts as well as professionals in marketing and communication evaluate all the entries. The results (whether you are a winner or not) will be announced in August 2018. The exact award (Gold, Silver, Black, Blue or White) will be revealed to the winners only during the Awards Gala Dinner, on September 27th, 2018 at Palm Beach Cannes. The results of the jury are final and not contestable. Judging results will not be released unless entry fees are entirely paid.
Gold and Silver Trophies can be awarded in each category. The Black Dolphins are awarded in the Production Arts & Crafts categories.
The Grand Prix, the White Dolphin, is selected among the Gold Winners.
The Blue Dolphin is awarded for the best production company of the year.
The jury may select additional entries for special recognition.
Duplicate trophies and diplomas can of course be ordered and purchased any time.
If you are not able to attend the Awards Gala we will send you the trophy via parcel service. In this case delivery and packaging must be paid by the recipient.
Fees for the attendance at the Awards Days on September 26th & 27th, 2018:
Participants in the Festival: € 395,– per person (VAT excl.)
Non-participants: € 585,– per person (VAT excl.)
Promotion & Publicity
During the event in Cannes visitors can watch submitted productions (unless otherwise notified) in the framework of the Media Center. In case of winning, a specific streaming rights agreement will be provided from Filmservice International. After signing the streaming rights agreement, the winning production will be shown in course of the Awards Ceremony, on the festival’s website and can be used for other promotion activities. For the online categories, entering companies should provide a web link/URL that can be accessed by the jury during the period of judging, and be available for public viewing for a period after the awards have been presented.
The entrant bears all costs of copyright infringement that may occur through the publication of the film.