Music Video Portland

submit now thru 12/1/19.


Music Video Portland - Maine’s first, best and ONLY music video awards show - is back for another year of music videos, comedy, dance, live music performance, #nopants, and charming crustaceans with a heart of gold!

Artists, the submission window is open! Submit your music videos for consideration for MVP III, taking place on Thursday, January 23 2020 at our new venue Bayside Bowl!




Submit Your Video

For your video to be eligible for Music Video Portland 2020, it must meet the following criteria:

  • The artist(s) featured in the video must reside in the state of Maine.

  • The video must have been released (made public for the first time via television or the internet) between December 15 2018 and December 1 2019.

  • The video must be submitted via link to a streaming service (youtube, vimeo or facebook video) to be considered.

  • If chosen as a nominee, you must be able to deliver a high definition copy of the video in mp4 format at a minimum of 720p via upload to our google drive, or via flash drive. The MVP team will not be able to pick up flash drives or download video from links other than our google drive.

  • Your video may be in any aspect ratio, and may be any genre of music.

  • Videos must be less than 8 minutes long.

  • By submitting your video to Music Video Portland for consideration, you explicitly acknowledge that you own all rights to the music, images, lyrics and all other content in the video, and you grant Music Video Portland’s Board of Directors permission to broadcast your video in various formats: via the internet, performance venue, and any other media outlet.

Please complete the form below to complete your submission

Name *
Please provide a link to a publicly viewable copy of your video (youtube, vimeo, facebook, etc.)
List all credits for your submission, including Director, Editor, Producer, Writer, Costumes, Makeup, Lighting, Musical Performers, Non-musical Performers, Songwriter credits, Musician Credits (who is playing the song), and any other relevant credits.
Confirmation of Terms *
Video Availability

MVP II 2019 Gallery

All photos courtesy of Jessica Borelli and Ian Riley at Infinite Space


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Music Video Portland is a production of HOT TRASH: Portland! and Rad Plaid, with generous love, hard work, creative input and all around support from Will Bradford and Steph Harmon. Love and gratitude to Dave Gutter, Jeff Beam, Spose, Olive, Ian Riley, Cherry Lemonade, and all of our performers and winners. XOXO4LYFE.