Today, the Prism Prize announced its top ten nominees for the best Canadian music videos of 2019, as voted by a jury of over 120 Canadian music, media arts, and film professionals, and it sees artists like Charlotte Cardin, Said The Whale, and Jessie Reyez on the list.
After watching hundreds of music videos, the jurors selected the Prism Prize Top 10 based on a variety of qualifications, including originality, creativity, style, innovation, and effective execution. One of these clips will receive the $15,000 grand prize during a presentation of awards and screenings on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Check out the list of nominees below.
2019 Prism Prize Top 10:
Belle Game – “Low” (Director: Kevan Funk)
Blue Hawaii – “Do You Need Me” (Director: Kevan Funk)
Cadence Weapon – “High Rise” (Director: Lester Millado)
Charlotte Cardin – “The Kids” (Director: Kristof Brandl)
Clairmont The Second – “Gheeze” (Director: Clairmont The Second)
Classified – “Powerless” (Director: Andrew Hines)
Daniel Caesar ft. H.E.R. – “Best Part, a Visual” (Directors: Keavan Yazdani & Sean Brown)
Harrison ft. Ralph – “Your Girl” (Directors: Ft. Langley)
Jessie Reyez – “Body Count” (Director: Peter Huang)
Said The Whale – “UnAmerican” (Director: Johnny Jansen)