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Prism Prize 2017 Announces Top 20 Finalists

By: Staff –

Prism Prize 2017

The Prism Prize has announced its list for the top 20 finalists for best Canadian Music Video of the year, as voted by a jury of more than 120 music, film and media arts professionals.

The Prism Prize Top 20 is based on originality, creativity, style, innovation and effective execution, and the winning video will be awarded $15,000.00 cash at the Prism Prize Award Presentation and Screening on May 14, 2017 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. 

THE 2017 PRISM PRIZE TOP 20 (in alphabetical order)
A Tribe Called Red feat. Black Bear – Stadium Pow Wow (Director: Kevan Funk)
Aidan Knight – What Light (Never Goes Dim) (Director: FT Langley)
Andy Shauf – The Magician (Director: Winston Hacking)
BADBADNOTGOOD feat. Kaytranada – Lavender (Director: Fantavious Fritz)
Braids – Companion (Director: Kevan Funk)
Dilly Dally – Snakehead (Director: Scott Cudmore)
Grimes – Kill V. Maim (Directors: Claire and Mac Boucher)
Harrison feat. Clairmont The Second – Its Okay, I Promise (Director: Scott Cudmore)
Holy Fuck – Tom Tom (Director: Michael Leblanc)
Jazz Cartier – Red Alert / 100 Roses (Director: Jon Riera)
July Talk – Picturing Love (Director: Jared Raab)
Kaytranada – Lite Spots (Director: Martin C. Pariseau)
Lisa LeBlanc – Gold Diggin Hoedown (Director: Didier Charette)
PUP – DVP (Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)
PUP – Sleep in the Heat (Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)
Ronley Teper’s Lipliners – Lucky and Finnegan (Director: Davide Di Saro)
Somewhere Else feat. Majid Jordan – Move Together (Director: Helmi)
Son Real – Can I Get A Witness (Director: Peter Huang)
Tanya Tagaq – Retribution (Director: Brian Johnson)
Wintersleep – Amerika (Director: Scott Cudmore)

The Prism Prize Top Ten will be announced on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.


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