Music videos may not have their own exclusive cable channel anymore, but they’re still an important way of promoting music–and they continue to be a legitimate artform. The Prism Prize seeks to honour excellence in Canadian music video production. Here are the 10 finalists for 2022.
Mustafa – Ali (Director: Mustafa)
The Beaches – Blow Up (Director: Alex P. Smith)
Khanvict – Closer (Director: Anjali Nayar)
Debby Friday – Focus (Directors: Ryan Ermacora & Debby Friday)
Simon Leoza – La nuée (Director: Vincent René-Lortie)
Andy Shauf – Living Room (Director: Anne Douris)
BADBADNOTGOOD – Love Proceeding (Director: Jamal Burger)
Haviah Mighty – Protest (Directors: Kit Weyman & Chrris Lowe)
Chad VanGaalen – Samurai Sword (Director: Chad VanGaalen)
BADBADNOTGOOD – Timid, Intimidating (Director: Winston Hacking)
The winner will receive $20,000 while the nine runners-up will get $1,000.