Table bookings are now open for the Music Week Sync Awards, which take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden on October 18 – but time is running out to get your awards nominations in.
A special 'early bird' offer for table bookings runs until August 10, so click here to be sure of your discounted place at the only event that celebrates the sync industry’s achievements over the past year. Check out our highlights of the 2017 ceremony here.
Last year’s Music Week Sync Awards was the biggest yet, so don’t miss out on your chance for glory at the fifth edition of the ceremony. We've already been inundated with nominations but entries for the awards close this week – the final deadline is midnight on Thursday August 2 so don't delay, get your entries in today!
The eligibility period for submissions is July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. All entries must be submitted via the www.syncawards.com online entry form. Entries submitted via any other means or format - including email, post and in person delivery - will not be recognised and will be disqualified.
This year will also see the introduction of an all-new award in the TV category: the Overall TV Series Soundtrack (International) award will honour the finest TV sync work done outside of the UK.
Last year’s winners included Universal Music Publishing, who came out on top of the Publisher category in recognition of syncs including the John Lewis Buster The Boxer Christmas campaign featuring One Day I’ll Fly Away. Barns Courtney was named Sync Artist Of The Year, Bucks Music won the Independent Publisher category and BT Sport picked up the award for Broadcaster Music Department. Legendary music supervisor Nora Felder collected the award for Overall TV Series Soundtrack, for Stranger Things Series 1 on Netflix.
You can see the full list of 2018 categories below:
Categories & Awards
Best Sync - TV Show (Drama)
Best Sync - TV Show (Sport)
Best Sync - TV Trailer
Overall TV Series Soundtrack (UK)
Overall TV Series Soundtrack (International) – in association with the Guild of Music Supervisors
Music Supervisor – TV
Overall Film Soundtrack
Best Sync – Film
Best Sync - Film Trailer
Music Supervisor – Film
Video Games Category
Best Sync - Video Game Trailer
Music Supervisor – Video Games
Best Sync - TV Advert
Best Sync – Online/Viral Advert
Music Supervisor – Advertising
Sync Team - Record Company
Sync Team - Independent Record Company
Sync Team – Publisher
Sync Team - Independent Publisher
Sync Team - Broadcaster Music Department
Best Branded Entertainment
Best Social Media / Online Partnership
Sync Artist of The Year
Sync of The Year
This year, Music Week has overhauled the judging process to make it more comprehensive and transparent than ever. All awards will have a specially curated judging panel of experts.
The Music Week Sync Awards are staged in partnership with the UK & European Guild of Music Supervisors.