Here are the Top 10 Finalists for The Prism Prize in the Search for the Best Canadian Music Video

After polling 120 music industry types across Canada, jurors have finally settled on these ten finalists in The Prism Prize, the annual competition to find the best music video in the land. After one more vote, one of these nominees will receive $10,000 in cash at a ceremony at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

THE 2016 PRISM PRIZE TOP TEN (in alphabetical order):

  1. A Tribe Called Red – Suplex (Director: Jon Riera)
  2. Braids – Miniskirt (Director: Kevan Funk)
  3. Death From Above 1979 – Virgins (Director: Eva Michon)
  4. Drake – Hotline Bling (Director: Director X)
  5. The Elwins – So Down Low (Director: Alan Poon)
  6. Fast Romantics – Julia (Director: Matthew Angus)
  7. Grimes – Flesh Without Blood (Director: Grimes)
  8. Harrison – How Can It Be (Director: Maxime Lamontagne)
  9. Kalle Mattson – Avalanche (Director: Philip Sportel)
  10. Monogrenade – Le Fantôme (Director: Kristof Brandl)

Here’s a trailer featuring all the finalists.

2016 Prism Prize Top Ten from Prism Prize on Vimeo.

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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