Grimes, Kaytranada, A Tribe Called Red, And More Are Nominated For The 2017 Prism Prize
The best Canadian music video, as selected by a panel, will be revealed on May 14.
The Prism Prize is an annual award celebrating stand-out Canadian music videos, with a cash prize given to one video selected by a panel. For 2017, the winning amount has been bumped up to $15,000. This year's short list has been announced, and it includes visuals from Grimes, Kaytranada, A Tribe Called Red, and two clips from PUP, the Toronto punk band who take a very deliberate approach to their videos. Watch the announcement video above, or check out the full list below.
A Tribe Called Red feat. Black Bear - "Stadium Pow Wow" (dir. Kevan Funk)
Andy Shauf - "The Magician" (dir. Winston Hacking)
BADBADNOTGOOD ft. Kaytranada - "Lavender" (dir. Fantavious Fritz)
Grimes - "Kill V. Maim" (dirs. Claire and Mac Boucher)
Harrison ft. Clairmont the Second - "It's Okay, I Promise" (dir. Scott Cudmore)
July Talk - "Picturing Love" (dir. Jared Raab)
Kaytranada - "Lite Spots" (dir. Martin C. Pariseau)
PUP - "DVP" (dir. Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)
PUP - "Sleep in the Heat" (dir. Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)
Wintersleep - "Amerika" (dir. Scott Cudmore)
Thumbnail photo by Alexandra Gavillet