September 28, 2023
Music Industry

Here are the top 10 finalists for the 2019 Prism Prize

While dedicated music video channels have disappeared, the art of the music video still lives online. Because achievements should be honored, the Prism Prize once again is recognizing the best music videos Canada has to offer.

We’re down to the top ten for 2019. One of these creations will win $15,000 during a ceremony at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto on May 13.

Let’s start with the list (in alphabetical order) followed by a sizzle reel.

  1. Belle Game – “Low” (Director: Kevan Funk)
  2. Blue Hawaii – “Do You Need Me” (Director: Kevan Funk)
  3. Cadence Weapon – “High Rise” (Director: Lester Millado)
  4. Charlotte Cardin – “The Kids” (Director: Kristof Brandl)
  5. Clairmont The Second – “Gheeze” (Director: Clairmont The Second)
  6. Classified – “Powerless” (Director: Andrew Hines)
  7. Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R. – “Best Part, a Visual” (Directors: Keavan Yazdani & Sean Brown)
  8. Harrison ft. Ralph – “Your Girl” (Directors: Ft. Langley)
  9. Jessie Reyez – “Body Count” (Director: Peter Huang)
  10. Said The Whale – “UnAmerican” (Director: Johnny Jansen)

Alan Cross

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