Competition rules

Contest rules and regulations


Applications can be submitted by various public or private bodies such as national, regional or local authorities, cultural organisations, film producers and film makers, production companies, multimedia companies, game producers, TV stations or public relations agencies.


Awards are presented in four categories:

  • Apps for Mobile Devices
  • Websites and On-line Content
  • Games and Interactive Experiences
  • Film and Video

A Selection Committee will select the nominees in the various categories. An international jury composed of multimedia experts and consumers will decide on the award winners for each category and the Best Achievement Award. Decisions taken by the jury are final.


One award will be given in each category (see above). The Jury may select additional entries for special recognition. After the Jury’s deliberation all Award nominees will be publicly announced. The winners will be announced to the public during the Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony. If one of the winners is not able to attend the Award Ceremony he/she will receive the award by post. For the Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony a participation fee will be charged.


The closing date for applications is 1st of August 2021

Application form

Every entry must be submitted on-line via the Heritage in Motion website and the entry fee must be paid in advance. A formal confirmation of the application will be sent by mail after receipt of the payment of the application fee (see below).

Media Format

Applications can only be made by uploading a version of the entry by using a YouTube or Vimeo web link (URL) on the on-line application form. 

The applicant is responsible for the technical quality of the film. Note: the sender must prepay all shipping costs, insurance, customs duties and handling fees for the entries. The Heritage in Motion organisation cannot assume responsibility for customs clearance. Any material submitted will not be returned to the applicant.

Application fee

The application fee is € 225,00 excl VAT per project/application. Students may apply for a 30% reduction.


Applications must be submitted in English and the submitted multimedia products must have English subtitles, or be accompanied by an English script.


The applicant must have the copyright of the participating film/on-line media or have the permission to use it.

Rights of use

The Heritage in Motion organisation is not responsible for any rights on the applied product. When a subscription is done illegally, one must turn to the applicant.

Promotion and publicity

The applicant is required to assign the streaming rights for publicity purposes to the Heritage in Motion Award Ceremony organiser, the rights for using the entry for public viewing or for TV (during events or TV Programmes promoting Heritage in Motion).

The applicant must also grant Heritage in Motion the right to copy all or part of the productions submitted for judging, exhibition and or promotional purposes.


The Heritage in Motion organisation does not accept any responsibility for applications that do not comply to these rules and regulations or do not arrive at the Heritage in Motion office after the deadline as stated above.