The best music videos are chosen by a professional jury and shown at the Solothurn Film Festival. During the festival the five nominated music videos in the running for the main prize «Best Swiss Video Clip» are announced. Each nomination includes a prize money of 2'000 francs (sponsored by Fondation Suisa). 

The «Best Swiss Video Clip» award ceremony takes place during the m4music award show in Zurich. Both the jury and audience prizes are announced, each including a prize money of 5'000 francs. 

Allowed to enter the competitions are music videos by national or international bands with Swiss directors, as well as music videos by Swiss bands that worked with an international director. The requirements can be found in the Rules «Best Swiss Video Clip» and rel="noopener noreferrer" the FAQ

«Best Swiss Video Clip» is being supported by the Stiftung PhonoProduzierende and the Fondation Suisa.