Shortlisted – Next Steps

Congratulations on being shortlisted for Festival of Media Global Awards 2017! Please read carefully the following instructions in order to send your videos.



Shortlisted entrants need to submit a 2 MINUTE CASE FILM and a 30-45 SECOND VIDEO EDIT from the case film of each shortlisted campaign by Wednesday 26th April 2017.


This will be used by the final judges to evaluate each entry and decide the winners

  • This video reel should be a summary of the campaign, including some key images/video and explanation of the insight, strategy, execution and results.
  • The video should not include entering company names or any contributing creative companies with the exception of media owners.
  • You should ensure the video can work as a stand-alone piece as it will act as the main element of the entry at the final judging stage; judges may not necessarily read the written entry.
  • Your video reels must be in English or have English subtitles.
  • If you are fortunate enough to have had your campaign shortlisted in more than one category, it is recommended that you tweak your videos, depending on the category criteria. Judges will watch the same video more than once, but if they do not see the relevance to the category then they will not be able to reward it.
  • Please note, judges may not view the complete video if it is longer than 2 minutes. However, the video may be less than 2 minutes.
  • When submitting your video, please include: title of entry, contact person and categories where you entry has been shortlisted.
  • You must submit your video to We suggest you use WeTransfer
  • Reel specification: HD (720p or 1080p), mp4, file size no larger than 250MB. Maximum length: 2 minutes.


  • This will be used at the Awards ceremony in the event that it is a winner.
  • It must be a shortened version of the full video reel. It should include key images/video with a shortened summary of the campaign including results.
  • Your video reels must be in English or have English subtitles.
  • You must submit your video to, we suggest you use WeTransfer.
  • Reel specification: HD (720p or 1080p), mp4, file size no larger than 250MB. Maximum length: 45 seconds.

Please include the following details in the message when submitting your videos:

  1. Title of entry
  2. Contact person for the entry
  3. Categories the entry has been shortlisted for

Deadline: Wednesday 26th April 2017. Please note: We cannot guarantee that videos received after this date will be seen by the judges.



If you have not received your Shortlisted e-badge to add your email signatures and social media, please do get in touch with in order to receive one.

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Don’t miss out and join us for a night of celebrations at the Rome Cavalieri in Rome, Italy,  on the 8th May 2017. Don’t wait – book your tickets for the award show – we have limited capacity left!


Any questions?

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