BerlinBerlin Music Video Awards 2021

Berlin Music Video Awards 2021

The Berlin Music Video Awards (BMVA) is an international festival that puts filmmakers and the art behind music videos in the spotlight.

Supporting both unknown and famous artists, it is a primary networking event for the video and music industries in Europe.

Filled with a vast selection of music video marathons, professional judges, live performances, filmmaking workshops and networking events, the festival is not only a meeting ground for filmmakers, but also for musicians as well as all music enthusiasts.

June 29, 2021 (live broadcast).

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Berlin Music Video Awards
Nominees 2021

Best Art Director

MONIKA BRODKA | BRODKA – GAME CHANGE

SWIMCLUB | AGNES – FINGERS CROSSED 

DARIA UKHVATOVA | LITTLE BIG – S*CK MY D*CK 2020 

JULIEN BIGURI, PERE SALA BASTARDES | SPXXN P – COMPLICACIÓ

AUBE PERRIE, LOUISE MEKYLLA BACHIR | L’IMPÉRATRICE – PEUR DES FILLES

RUPERT HÖLLER | DRAMAS – BLOODBATH

CHARLOTTE KEMP MUHL | UNI – PREDATOR’S BALL

ARIEL NAVARRETE | SOFIA REYES FEAT. JHAY CORTEZ – A TU MANERA (CORBATA)

TYLER JENSEN | SUB URBAN – CIRQUE

LINN GELERT, BRANDON MENDEZ, WHITNEY JACKSON | CARDI B FEAT. MEGAN THEE STALLION – WAP

Best Cinematography

Best Director

Best Editor

YORGOS LAMPRINOS | DISCLOSURE, AMINÉ, SLOWTHAI – MY HIGH 

ROMAN LAGIER | 13 BLOCK FEAT. NISKA – TIEKS 

CARLOS FONT CLOS | THE ROLLING STONES – CRISS CROSS 

WILL DOHRN | IDLES – WAR

ERIC WYSOCKI, HANNAH LUX DAVIS | DOJA CAT – SAY SO

THIRD EYE VISUALS | ALPHA WOLF – AKUDAMA 

DAVID GOGOKHIA | NITEPUNK – RED TURBULENCE EP

ZSÓFIA TÁLAS | ZAEHLER – SKRUPEL

SOPHIE FOURDRINOY | BICEP FEAT. CLARA LA SAN – SAKU

MAX WINDOWS (STITCH) | NOTHING BUT THIEVES – A REAL LOVE SONG 

Best Low Budget

GABYO | FRANKY GOGO – FAST AND TOO MUCH

ANDRANIK BERBERIAN, LEVON BAKUNC | SAMUUM – MARIA

DANIEL VENOSA | HEAVY BAILE – NOTURNO 150

DOMINIK GALIZIA | KLAUS LAYER – ETERNAL VISIONS

MARIA MAKOVSKAYA | POLNALYUBVI – KOMETY

DAVID TOMASZEWSKI | TESSAE – BLING

BEN LEONBERG | CANETIS – IN MY ZONE

EMILIE THALUND | JADA – NUDES

JOÃO MONTEIRO | GABY AMARANTOS FEAT. JALOO – TCHAU

BETHANY MITCHELL | BETHANY MITCHELL FEAT. DJ SHANNYFINE – DICKS

Best Experimental

RICK FARIN, CLAIRE COCHRAN, CASE MILLER | SHLOHMO – HEAVEN INC

JOSH SAFDIE, BENNY SAFDIE | ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER – LOST BUT NEVER ALONE

PÁRAIC MC GLOUGHLIN | MONOLINK – THE PREY

THOMAS BLANCHARD | SÉBASTIEN GUÉRIVE – OMEGA II

MARK JENKIN | BICEP – APRICOTS

TOM HINGSTON, MARKUS LEHTONEN | JEHNNY BETH – WE WILL SIN TOGETHER

BALÁZS SIMON | LEIFUR JAMES – ANGEL IN DISGUISE

ASAD J. MALIK | PUSSY RIOT – PANIC ATTACK

(LA)HORDE | RONE – ROOM WITH A VIEW

ARTEM SKIY | LEAH DOU – CATS

Best Concept

Best Visual Effects

NICOLE SACCARDI | FKA TWIGS – SAD DAY

HOODY FX | TIMATI FEAT HANZA & OWEEK – SCANDAL

VANIA HEYMANN, TAL BALTUCH | DUA LIPA – WE’RE GOOD

CAMEO FX | RODDY RICCH – THE BOX

FIX STUDIO | DJ PONE – 1978

RAFAŁ SADOWY | PIERNIKOWSKI FEAT. BRODKA – HORYZONT

RACHEL GUIDERA, PAUL FREEMAN, UNDERPANTS | BENEE – SNAIL

EIGHTY4 | SELENA GOMEZ – DE UNA VEZ

IAN FREDERICK | THE GLITCH MOB – CAN’T KILL US

STYLEWAR | BRONSON – KEEP MOVING

Best Animation

WIZZ (QUAD GROUP) | BREAKBOT FEAT. DELAFLEUR – BE MINE TONIGHT

YANZI | KASSETA – REWIND THE TAPE

ALEXANDRE NART, PASSION PARIS | MYD – MOVING MEN

AC-BU | BATTLES – SUGARFOOT

PAOLO SANTAMARIA, GIANPAOLO CALABRESE | ESPAÑA CIRCO ESTE – DORMO POCO E SOGNO MOLTO

STUDIO YOTTA, JAKE GANZ | YAEJI – WAKING UP DOWN

ACTUAL OBJECTS | BAAUER – PLANET’S MAD

ZOMBIE STUDIO | MOBY – MY ONLY LOVE

MATHILDE LOUBES, ANTOINE BONNET | POLO & PAN – FEEL GOOD

KOMBBO, PASSION PARIS | S+C+A+R+R – I HAD TO LEAVE

Best Narrative

SCOTT DUNGATE | KHRUANGBIN – SO WE WON’T FORGET

FELIX UMAROV | GONE.FLUDD – PACANY II

VLADIMIR BESEDIN | BI-2 – GOD OF THE JILTED

ALEKSANDR IRINARKHOV | CREAM SODA – KOMETA

VISION THING  | HA THE UNCLEAR – STRANGERS

ZUZANNA PLISZ | KUBA KAWALEC – I DIED

NONO | CALIFATO 3/4 – FANDAGÔ DE CARMEN PORTER

MAX KSJONDA | KASTA – WALK WITH ME

JONATAN EGHOLM KEIS | DREW SYCAMORE – 45 FAHRENHEIT GIRL

MARCUS IBANEZ | AMASON X DANTE – HEARTBEATS

Most Trashy

KEITH SCHOFIELD | DUCKSAUCE – MESMERIZE

ROMAN KIM, MISHA SEMICHEV | LOBODA & PHARAOH – BOOM BOOM

ANDREAS EMIL LUND | DEATH BY UNGA BUNGA – NOT LIKE THE OTHERS

SIMON NORTON | ALESTORM – SHIT BOAT

LE GED | LUIS CLAVIS – LA FORCE DES CHOSES

RIK CHAUBET | JOERI CHIPSVINGERS – HET JOERI CHIPSVINGERS SUPERRRRTHEMA

SIMON THAUR | NUDE POETRY – WHEN I’M DEAD

BRTHR | 645AR – YOGA

HOWIE LEE, 18 UPPERCUT | HOWIE LEE – DOUBLE KINGS

DAVID TRIVIÑO | LOS ESTANQUES – I AM SPANISH BUT I OWN A KEBAB

Most Bizarre

JIM VIEILLE | L’ESPRIT DU CLAN – ATLAS

SEBASTIAN PAŃCZYK | GRAINDELAVOIX – ST. ANTHONY’S FIRE

THE REST | SLOWTHAI, SKEPTA – CANCELLED

DONATO SANSONE | BRAVE THE COLD – APPARATUS

NICK CINELLI | GHOSTEMANE – AI

NORBERT CROWFIELD | DARKO US – MARS ATTACKS

ZORAN BIHAC | TILL LINDEMANN & DAVID GARRETT – ALLE TAGE IS KEIN SONNTAG

WACKELKONTAKT | WACKELKONTAKT – PAPAMUMMY

MARION CASTÉRA | LA CHICA – LA LOBA

MARTIN DE THURAH | ACTIVE CHILD – COLOR ME

Best Song

LULU VAN TRAPP – BRAZIL | BACKDOOR RECORDS

SEVDALIZA – HABIBI | TWISTED ELEGANCE

APASHE FEAT. INSTASAMKA – UEBOK | KANNIBALEN RECORDS

ROKKY – MY LOVER | INDEPENDENT

NÒE – FAREI ANCHE UN FIGLIO | FREECOM

MIYAGI & ANDY PANDA – TAM REVELI GORY | HAJIME RECORDS

THAO AND THE GET DOWN STAY DOWN – PHENOM | DOMINO RECORDING CO

REBECCA GARTON, LING HUSSLE, ALANA MARIA FEAT. TIA CARYS – ALL ME PT 2 | 3BEAT

DONG LAN – DON’T LOVE ALONE | INDEPENDENT

MASKA FEAT. LEFA & LORD ESPERANZA – VOIE LACTÉE | BMG FRANCE

Best Production Company

BLINK PRODUCTIONS | LONDON, UK

DOBRO | WARSAW, POLAND

PULSE FILMS | LONDON, UK

SHELTER FILM | KIEV, UKRAINE

ADEUS FILMS | PARIS, FRANCE

BACON | COPENHAGEN, OSLO, STOCKHOLM

CAVIAR | LA, LONDON, PARIS, MADRID, BRUSSELS

PASSION PARIS | PARIS, FRANCE

HOODYAKOV | MOSCOW, RUSSIA

DOOMSDAY ENTERTAINMENT | LOS ANGELES, USA

Best Song Cover

LINDA VARG – WEAK | ORIGINALLY BY SKUNK ANANSIE

ALEWYAMOSES BOYD – FALLIN’ | ORIGINALLY BY DJ KENT

GRETCHENS ANTWORT – HUCH HABS WIEDER GETAN | ORIGINALLY HIT ME BABY ONE MORE TIME BY BRITNEY SPEARS

RISEN FROM SHADOWS – THE DARK SIDE OF SUGAR | ORIGINALLY SUGAR BY ROBIN SCHULZ FEAT. FRANCESCO YATES

NATALIA MOSKAL – TU VUO’ FA’ L’AMERICANO | ORIGINALLY BY RENATO CAROSONE

IONA ISABELLA – WE FOUND LOVE | ORIGINALLY BY RIHANNA FEAT. CALVIN HARRIS

JAX DIARIES – EVERYBODY (JD’S BACK) | ORIGINALLY BY BACKSTREET BOYS

MJTHEARTIST – WHEN DOVES CRY | ORIGINALLY BY PRINCE

RENÉ MILLER – MEMORIES | ORIGINALLY BY MAROON 5

TANYA BARANY – HEART SHAPED BOX | ORIGINALLY BY NIRVANA

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