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Frequencies Music Video Festival

Original stories told by young people  

Applications are now closed for the Frequencies Music Video festival.   

The first UK-wide festival where film and music meet, featuring digital content created by young people aged 16 to 25. Whether emerging or established, the festival empowers young independent filmmakers, producers, and musicians to tell their stories, no matter who or where they are.    

The first edition of the Frequencies Music Video festival will take place in April 2024.  

Bringing together a national network of partners committed to celebrating creativity, the festival showcases future talent with an award ceremony, film screenings, workshops and inspirational panel discussions.   

The winning creatives of each category will receive various prizes, including cash rewards, equipment and/or software.  

Enter your video to one of the 5 festival categories: 

  • Best Music Video (£1,000) 
  • Best Song or Composition (£500)
  • Best Live Performance Video (£500) 
  • Best Director (£500) 
  • Best Cinematographer (£500) 

To be eligible, you must be:  

  • Aged 16-25  
  • Based in the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales). Please note that you must be a UK permanent citizen at the time of applying. 
  • Be willing to license the necessary right for us to screen your video content or music. We do not own the rights to your music or video content. 

If your film is shortlisted it will be judged by a jury of industry professionals. Shortlisted films will also be screened at the Frequencies Music Video Festival and receive an invitation to the festival.  

Before applying, please read our submission guidelines and FAQ HERE. 

Entries for the festival open on Wednesday 6th December 2023, and close on Monday 22nd January 2024 at 12 noon.  

General on sale tickets to attend the festival will go live in February 2024. Passes allow access to film screenings, workshops, and panel discussions.  

For information on individual tickets, how to book and screenings please see the information below.  

If you have any questions, please contact us on frequencies@mfy.org.uk  

In the meantime, make sure you follow us on social media @mfyfrequencies for more news and latest opportunity updates.  

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