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Published on May 14th, 2019 | by Alan Cross

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And the best Canadian music video of the year is…

Artists and directors gathered at the Bell TIFF Lightbox in Toronto last night to name the best Canadian music video of the year. The winner of The Prism Prize was chosen from a short list of ten and received a cheque for $15,000.

The grand prize winner was director Kevan Funk for his work on “Low” by Belle Game.

Belle Game – Low from Everything All At Once on Vimeo.

View the whole top ten here. (Oh, and the nine runners-up received $500.)

The 2019 Prism Prize Audience Award went to Johnny Larson who directed “UnAmerican” by Said the Whale. You’ll see why this is was so popular with the fan voting.

Also handed out last night, The Special Achievement Award which went to Lacey Duke for “exceptional contribute to music video art on a world stage.”

Finally, there was the High Fidelity Award, given to an artist who “exhibits a strong visual identity through music. It went to Clairmont the Second.




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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