Prism Prize Narrows Down List of Nominees

The winner will be announced at a presentation on Sunday, May 14th at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

- Apr 7, 2017

The Prism Prize narrowed its list of the best Canadian music videos of 2016 down to ten this week, and we are now just weeks away from finding out who will win the $15,000 grand prize.

The videos are judged based on “originality, creativity, style, innovation and effective execution.”

Previous winners include Philip Sportel for Kalle Mattson’s Avalanche (2016), Chad VanGaalen for Timber Timbre’s Beat The Drum Slowly (2015), Emily Kai Bock for Arcade Fire’s Afterlife (2014).

The winner will be announced at a presentation on Sunday, May 14th at TIFF Bell Lightbox.

 

The nominees are as follows:

A Tribe Called Red feat. Black Bear - Stadium Pow Wow (Director: Kevan Funk)

Andy Shauf - The Magician (Director: Winston Hacking)

BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Kaytranada - Lavender (Director: Fantavious Fritz)

Grimes - Kill V. Maim (Directors: Claire and Mac Boucher)

Harrison feat. Clairmont The Second - It’s Okay, I Promise (Director: Scott Cudmore)

July Talk - Picturing Love (Director: Jared Raab)

Kaytranada - Lite Spots (Director: Martin C. Pariseau)

PUP - DVP (Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)

PUP - Sleep in the Heat (Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)

Wintersleep - Amerika (Director: Scott Cudmore)

 

Check out the top ten trailer here!

Post by Dan Goldsmith

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