INDIAN RECORDING ARTS ACADEMY AWARDS 2024

Process, Rules & Regulations

  • Only the Soundtrack/Albums/Movies/Web Series released officially and available to the public at large from January to December 2023 are valid for nomination.
  • No Festival movies will be accepted which are not released officially and which are not available to the public at large.
  • In all Foreign Films categories, the Engineer must be a resident of India.
  • Any creative recording can only be submitted under ONE appropriate category. (E.g., the same documentary cannot be submitted again under Short Film or a Web Series or the same Short Film cannot be submitted in Short Films category as well as Web Series category)
  • There should be one authorized person (Nominator) for entries submitted. IRAA team will coordinate with Nominator only.
  • The applicable nomination fees includes GST and are per nomination.
  • If nomination fee is not paid, entry will be considered invalid.
  • In case of disputes, disagreements and discrepancies arising regarding credits, only official, published credits will be considered.
  • Only films in their original language are eligible for the IRAA Awards nomination; dubbed films will not be considered.

Process:

  • The entry submission process is completely online.
  • Duplicate entries not allowed. If separate entries are received for the same Soundtrack / Song in the same sub-category, from Sound Engineers / Music Producers / Studios / Labels, it will be treated as ONE entry.
  • Please be sure to provide clear and accurate information in the forms as the same will be used in print and digital collateral and / or any sort of promotion.
  • If there are multiple engineers / music producers collaborating on one soundtrack / song, please ensure that ALL names are mentioned in the respective fields (each name separated by a comma).
  • An entry that does not adhere to any / all competition rules and processes will be disqualified.
  • Entries once submitted, cannot be withdrawn, or edited and entry fees will not be refunded, hence kindly submit accurate information.
  • Nomination Fees - Rs. 500 (including GST) per nomination
  • Nomination Fees is for entry of your nomination only
  • Entry Deadline - 1 September 2024
  • The payment process is completely online.
  • No submissions will be accepted after the deadline.
  • Following are the payment details:

Wire Transfer Details:

  • Account No: 499-043735-002
  • Account Name (Beneficiary Name): Hyve India Private Limited
  • Bank Name: The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • IFSC: HSBC0110007
  • Branch Address: K- 14-18, Sector-18, Noida-201301

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  • Jury reserves the right to re-categorize any nomination which in their view is incorrectly categorized based on the information filled.
  • Jury has the right to include, exclude or re-classify any song from any award category.
  • The Jury's decision on all aspects related to the short listing and winner determination process is final and binding on all nominees.
  • Decision of Awards Management on all other matters is final and binding on all Nominators, Nominees and Finalists, and no correspondence will be entertained on the same.
  • Participation in the Awards will be construed as an acceptance to the Rules and Regulations stated herein.
  • Participants understand and agree that mere participation in the Awards does not entitle them to win a prize.
  • Nominated persons could be contacted to provide further information as and when deemed necessary.
  • Incomplete / Wrong Nominations received in any manner will disqualify the applicant from participating in the Awards.
  • An entry once submitted cannot be withdrawn.
  • Nominees and winners permit (free of cost) the use of their name, content and other information about their participation in the public media – print, digital, television, broadcast, OTT etc. for the purpose of promoting and marketing the IRAA awards.
  • Awards Management, Jury and Sponsors shall not be held accountable / liable for any disruptions / or cancellation of the Awards or its ceremony or any part of its processes on account of any factors beyond its control.
  • Click here to submit Nomination form after reading all rules and regulations.
  • Select Main Category for Nomination.
  • Select Category from drop down.
  • Select Subcategory for Nomination.
  • Click on the "Next Step" Button.
  • Fill in all fields of the form and attach the supporting material.
  • Audio files should be minimum 16 bit/44.1 kHz .WAV files.
  • .mp3 submissions will be disqualified.
  • For Videos / Advertisements please send .mov file or .mkv file with either 5.1 or stereo audio as applicable. Maximum duration of the clip should be 15 minutes. – One Scene.
  • Audio files to be uploaded and files to be named as per song or track name for recording and music production categories.
  • Video files to be uploaded and files to be named as per movie / documentary / short film / web series / podcast / advertisement name respectively.
  • In all cases where an OTT Link is submitted, it is mandatory to fill in time Code field (start of scene to end of scene).
  • Make sure all fields are filled in. The form will not submit if fields are left blank.
  • PLEASE ENSURE HIGH-SPEED INTERNET FOR UNITERRUPTED UPLOAD AND SUBMISSION OF AUDIO AND VIDEO FILES. INTERNET SPEED WHILE UPLOADING HEAVY FILES SHOULD AT LEAST BE 150 MBPS(UPLOAD SPEED).
  • You will receive a confirmation email with further details about the selection process and the event. Thank you for participating in the IRAA Award, and we wish you the best of luck!