28TH OULU MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL
26.8.—29.8.2021

The Finnish Music Video Contest

The Finnish Music Video Competition is now open for submissions. You can submit your video here (form in Finnish) →

The competition is open for all Finnish music videos, that have not been previously screened at the festival. The national competition is also open for international artists’ videos which are made by Finnish directors.

The deadline for submissions is Friday the 11th of June.

Videos sent to the competition will be divided between the competition series and the showcase series. The competition series will be further divided into various themes. All videos will be screened at the festival in August.

The winners will be chosen by an esteemed jury, and awarded at the Pumpeligaala awards ceremony on Saturday 28th of August. The best video will be awarded the Kultapumpeli, best cinematography will receive the Linssipumpeli and the most accomplished post-production will be awarded the Postpumpeli. The judges will also award four honorary mentions and the most promising up and coming director will receive the Teinipumpeli. The audience will vote on the recipient of the Kansanpumpeli. All videos will also be archived into the world’s largest archive of Finnish music videos.

The programme for the festival and the new website will be released in June.