Please fill out one questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards. This award is for songs/recordings (original or imaginative covers) created for film projects (including documentaries) released theatrically in the US during 2021. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in evaluating submissions to determine the final set of nominated songs/recordings. GMS members will evaluate the final nominations as used in the films and vote in early 2022. 

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is important that we receive a link to download/stream or a file upload of your song/recording. It is also strongly advised that you provide a link to stream video/file upload that shows the use(s) of the song in the film. Please be sure streaming links remain active until the GMS Awards date. Please ask your film distributor for assistance in providing the committee these critical materials. Our awards event garnered over 160 Million internet news impressions last year and the film distributors are more interested than ever in helping your song get a nomination. 
  • ELIGIBILITY DATES: for film projects (including documentaries) released theatrically in the US during 2021
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT

*To qualify for a Guild of Music Supervisors Award in the film category, submissions must adhere to nomination guidelines outlined in the Spirit Awards & Academy Awards. See links below:
Academy Awards (link)
Spirit Awards (link)

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.


Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each song/recording nomination submission for the 12th Annual Guild of Music Supervisor Awards. This award category is for original songs and/or recordings (including imaginative covers) CREATED SPECIFICALLY for the qualifying television series/project. Songs/Recordings that were created specifically for a documentary film that was initially released on television will qualify for this category. The questionnaire will be used to assist the committee in evaluating submissions to determine the final set of nominated songs/recordings. Guild members will evaluate the final nominations and vote in early 2022. 

The information that you provide is vital in helping to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly. Your investment in providing details and context for your work is crucial to giving the Committee the full scope and depth of your contribution. The Guild of Music Supervisors understands and defends that the quality of a Music Supervisor is not solely measured by the amount of songs in a project, but by a host of music services provided that together impact a program and its audience. We appreciate that you draft your submissions with the merits and specificity of each individual project in mind and that you provide us with all of the tools to thoroughly review your work.


  • ELIGIBILITY DATES: projects released September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021 (with a one month grace period for programs that premiere all episodes in the ‘full-season release’ model)
  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is vital that we receive the requested audio/visual assets to accompany the content of your submission. Submissions WILL NOT be considered without them.
  • DEADLINE: December 31st, 2021 at 6pm PT


PLEASE NOTE:
- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For any awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual GMS Awards. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committees in evaluating submissions and determine the final set of nominees that will be reviewed and voted on by the guild membership in early 2022. 

The information that you provide is vital in helping to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly. Your investment in providing details and context for your work is crucial to giving the Committee the full scope and depth of your contribution. The Guild of Music Supervisors understands and defends that the quality of a Music Supervisor is not solely measured by the amount of songs in a project, but by a host of music services provided that together impact a program and its audience. We appreciate that you draft your submissions with the merits and specificity of each individual project in mind and that you provide us with all of the tools to thoroughly review your work.  

The Guild's definition of the role of the Music Supervisor can be found at the following link: https://www.guildofmusicsupervisors.com/what-is-a-music-supervisor.

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is vital that we receive the requested audio/visual assets to accompany the content of your submission. Submissions WILL NOT be considered without them.
  • SUBMISSION LIMIT: Supervisors are allowed up to two submissions per TV award category (Drama, Comedy/Musical, Reality, Movie).
  • ELIGIBILITY TIMELINE: All submissions must have had over 50% of the nominated season air within the established eligibility period: September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021. A one month grace period is given for programs that premiere all episodes in the ‘full-season release’ model.
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT.

PLEASE NOTE:
- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For any awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards. This form is for docuseries for which you received an on screen Music Supervisor credit. If the project is released in one part, it is a documentary. If it is two or more sections, it is considered a docuseries. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in evaluating submissions to determine the final set of nominees which will be voted on by GMS members in early 2022. 

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is vital that we receive either a file upload or a link to download to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly and to help the committee understand the scope of your work. Streaming only or geo-gated links are not encouraged. Please note that independent postings on Vimeo and YouTube do not quality. It is strongly suggested that you provide a publicly streamable link to the song and the project when possible.
  • ELIGIBILITY TIMELINE: All submissions must have had over 50% of the nominated season air within the established eligibility period: September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021. A one month grace period is given for programs that premiere all episodes in the ‘full-season release’ model. Content that releases on or before September 1, 2020 may be submitted and evaluated by the Committee on a case-by-case basis.
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual Guild Of Music Supervisors Awards. This form is for feature length documentary films released between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 as a public/commercial release for which you received an on screen Music Supervisor credit. (Please note: if the project is released in one part, it is considered a documentary. If it is two or more sections, it is considered a docuseries and should only be submitted in that category). The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in evaluating submissions to determine the final set of nominees which will be voted on by the GMS members in early 2022. 

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is vital that we receive either a file upload or a link to download to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly and to help the committee understand the scope of your work. Streaming only or geo-gated links are not encouraged.
    It is strongly suggested that you provide a publicly streamable link to the song and the project when possible for voting purposes.
  • ELIGIBILITY PERIOD: feature length documentary films released between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 as a public/commercial release
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT

All music must be cleared with a final cue sheet readily available and proof of fully executed licenses available if the committee requests to see documentation. Please note that independent postings on Vimeo and YouTube do not qualify.

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Hello fellow music supervisors and associates! We’re glad that you’re here – your initiative shows that you’re a willing participant ready to assist in our efforts to move our professional community and creative work forward.

Please fill out a questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in its efforts to evaluate a preliminary round of submissions. From there, a short list of nominations will be determined for each category – and each category will subsequently be voted upon by guild members.

Your participation in this year’s nomination process ensures that all submissions are considered thoroughly, vetted fairly, and presented to committee members in a way that will help them to better understand your scope of work.

Entries will be accepted within two categories, shown below:

Best Music Supervision in Advertising - Synch:
Awarded for innovation in the creative use of licensed, existing music in the context of an advertisement or other branded visual media. Entries submitted within this category should be no longer than :90 in length.

Best Music Supervision in Advertising - Original Music:
Awarded for excellence in the creation of  original music within an advertisement. Submissions can include covers of existing compositions or original material. Entries submitted within this category should be no longer than :90 in length.

Nominations should ONLY go to the music supervisor responsible for the creative placement and oversight of the sync or composition. 

Both advertising categories EXCLUDE trailers, promos, and marketing media for individual entertainment properties (such as a specific video game - these type of projects should be submitted under the "Trailer" category), but INCLUDE ads for entertainment products (such as a Nintendo or other video game system).  

You are not required to be a member of the Guild in order to submit an entry. 

  • SUBMISSION LIMIT: Music Supervisors and Music Houses are allowed to submit a maximum of three entries within each category.
  • ELIGIBILITY TIMELINE:  In order to qualify, projects must have a commercial release shown within the United States during the specific eligibility period of November 2, 2020 through December 1, 2021.
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT.

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual GMS Awards. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committees in evaluating submissions for the final nominations.

Awarded for achievement in Music Supervision for Advertising in Film, TV or Video Games.  The trailer must be a minimum of 1:00 in duration and publicly broadcast in theaters, major television platforms and/or online between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. 

Your participation is vital in helping to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly and to help the committees better understand the scope of your hard work. Thank you for your consideration and participation!

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is strongly suggested that you provide a publicly streamable link to the project when possible.
  • ELIGIBILITY TIMELINE: Trailer must be publicly broadcast in theaters, major television platforms and/or online between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021. 
  • SUBMISSION LIMIT: Music Supervisors are allowed to submit up to two individual pieces of work that reflect their creative contributions among the scope of the category. 
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual GMS Awards. This is for video games released during 2021 and those who received a Music Supervisor credit for that video game. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in evaluating submissions for the final nominations. Your careful submission helps support the integrity of the Guild and reinforces that this process is about the quality and achievement among us. 

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is vital that we receive either a file upload or a link to download of your work to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly and to help the committee understand the scope of your hard work. It is strongly suggested that you provide a publicly streamable link to the project (or a portion of the project) when possible. Links should remain active until the Awards ceremony for voting purposes.
  • ELIGIBILITY TIMELINE: for video games released during 2021 
  • SUBMISSION LIMIT: Each Music Supervisor can submit up to two projects for nomination.
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT.

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.

Please fill out this questionnaire to accompany each nomination submission for the 12th Annual GMS Awards. This award is for films released theatrically in the US during 2021 and for which you received an on screen Music Supervisor credit. The questionnaire will be used to assist the nomination committee in evaluating submissions for the final nominations. Your careful submission helps support the integrity of the Guild and reinforces that this process is about the quality and achievement among us.
 

  • CRITICAL MATERIALS NEEDED: It is strongly advised that we receive a streaming link of your film that remains active until the GMS Awards to assure that all submissions are considered thoroughly and to help the committee understand the scope of your work. Please ask your film distributor for assistance in providing the committee these critical materials. Our awards event garnered over 160 million internet news impressions last year and the film distributors are more interested than ever in helping your film get a nomination. 
  • ELIGIBILITY DATES: for films released theatrically in the US during 2021
  • DEADLINE: December 31, 2021 at 6pm PT


 *To qualify for a Guild of Music Supervisors Award in the film category, submissions must adhere to nomination guidelines outlined in the Spirit Awards & Academy Awards. See links below:
Academy Awards (link)
Spirit Awards (link)

Documentary films have a separate submission form - please do not submit documentary films here. The documentary form can be found at https://guildofmusicsupervisors.submittable.com/submit

PLEASE NOTE:

- No more than 3 awards will be presented with each category, additional awards will be available for purchase.

- A red asterisk (*) indicates a required field.

- For technical issues, please email support@submittable.com.

- For general information regarding the nomination process and awards, please visit:  https://www.gmsawards.com.

- For awards or submission related questions, please email admin@guildofmusicsupervisors.com.