Arcade Fire Director Wins Prism Prize for “Afterlife” Video

Montreal’s Emily Kai Brock won the 2014 Prism Prize–an award handed out for music video-making–last night in Toronto.  She took home the $5,000 grand prize for this clip.

The Audience Choice winner went to Kheaven Lewandowski for “River” from The Belle Game.

Also of note was the honour given to writer/director Scott Cudmore and cinematographer/producer Michael Leblanc.  They were awarded the first-ever Arthur Lipsett Award which recognizes innovation in music video art.

Alan Cross

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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