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 April 1, 2018 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

regular entries close april 1st 2020
main category €429
craft category €389
young talent €109
unskippable category €99

late entries close july 4th 2020
main category €469
craft category €429
young talent €129
unskippable category €109

Emerging talent - 50% OFF ALL categories EXCEPT Young Talent + Unskippable.

3 or more entries in the same order get €100 off each entry (excluding Young Talent entries).

Reduced entry fees for emerging talent apply when you or the talent you represent has max. 4 projects of magnitude and vision under their belt. Please supply Berlin Commercial with the access to your website or vimeo account, for further checking.

As every year a high-profile jury from the most exciting production companies, agencies and creative fields of commercial filmmaking will pick the winners.

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.


Within the main categories the jury will pick and reward one winner each.

Within the craft categories the jury will pick and reward three winners each. In the style of the gold, silver, bronze hierarchy berlin commercial goes with marbled pick one, two and three due to the specifics of the trophy creation.

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 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.