Giving form to visions

The annual summit welcomes creators of visual culture to learn, inspire and connect. The awards honour the most inspiring work in fashion film personal work, commercial and music video content.

Eligibility Period

Entries produced after March 1, 2019 are eligible for entry into Berlin Commercial 2020. Please note, projects submitted for an award in previous years are ineligible.

General Eligibility

Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. Berlin Commercial 2020 retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial feelings. There are no refunds on completed entries, you can however change the submitted media and credits while entries are open.

By entering, you agree to these Rules and warrant that you are eligible to enter the Contest.

You must pay an entry fee for each Submission that you submit (the “Entry Fee”). 


To submit your Submission, you must (1) complete the entry form/media upload on this site (2) confirm your agreement to these Official Rules; (3) pay the Entry Fee using an authorised payment method.

Berlin Commercial's decision on all matters relating to the awards are final and binding in all respects.

Deadlines / Fees

submissions close july 24th 2020

main category €329
craft category €289
new generation award €55


Emerging talent - 70% OFF ALL CATEGORIES except new generation award.
Multiple Entries - 3 or more entries in the same order get €100 off each entry excluding new generation award.

Emerging Talent

Running for the special young directing talent award in the section of your choice is based on the number of works in your portfolio.
Emerging talent rates apply when you, or the talent you represent has max. 5 projects of magnitude and vision under their belt. this award highlights young directors and goes without craft categories.

Berlin Commercial offers young talent and their teams a 70% discount to run in the regular competition (main and craft categories). the promo code applies when less than 5 projects of magnitude and vision define the portfolio. click on ‘emerging talent’ in the entry system, the discount will be automatically calculated at the end of the submissions process.

Keep in mind that there is also the special new generation award for young directing talent ONLY. 


The awardees will be announced during two award shows at the annual two day conference / festival summer 2020.

If you are not sure which entry package to pick or if a category is strategically the right one to boost your visibility and outcome in the creative competition please get in touch - We're always happy to help.

Grant of License

By entering your work you permit Berlin Commercial the usage of your work such as footage from it for further communication on the companies social channels and website. Please make sure you have the rights to enter work to Berlin Commercial - Festival for Creators of Visual Culture.

By submitting your Submission, you grant Berlin Commercial a non-exclusive, worldwide license to use, edit, publicly perform, display, reproduce, transmit, sublicense, and distribute in all media formats that exist now or in the future the submission in connection with (1) Berlin Commercial and the promotion of Berlin Commercial and (2) the promotion of future iterations of the Berlin Commercial Festival.


You shall indemnify, defend, and hold the contest parties harmless from any losses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from any third party action (a) asserting a breach by you of any representation, warranty, or obligation in these official rules; or (b) asserting that your submission infringes or violates any law or any third party right, including any intellectual property right.