Prism Prize Announces Top 20 Canadian Videos for 2018 Award

Feist, PUP, A Tribe Called Red, and Alvvays among artists in top 20

The Prism Prize has unveiled its top 20 videos for the 2018 award, as voted by a jury of more than 120 Canadian music, film and media arts professionals. Jurors voted on hundreds of music videos, narrowing down the list to 20 based on originality, style, creativity, innovation and effective execution. One artist will be awarded $15,000 on Sunday, May 13.

“We are very proud to point the spotlight on this eclectic group of artists. They are some of the most talented Canadians working in music and visual art today” said Prism Prize founder Louis Calabro.

Check out the top 20 below.

A Tribe Called Red feat. Black Bear – “Indian City” (Director: Combo Bravo)
Alice Glass – “Without Love” (Director: Floria Sigismondi)
Alvvays – “Dream Tonight” (Director: Matt Johnson)
Belle Game – “Spirit” (Director: Kheaven Lewandowski)
BEYRIES – “Son” (Director: Philippe Grenier)
Charlotte Day Wilson – “Work” (Director: Fantavious Fritz)
Clairmont The Second – “The Ave in You” (Director: Clairmont The Second)
Cri – “Rush” (Director: Didier Charette)
Daniel Caesar – “Freudian, a Visual” (Director: Keaven Yazdani and Sean Brown)
Feist – “Century” (Director: Scott Cudmore)
Flying Hórses – “Tölt” (Director: Alexandre Richard)
Grimes feat. Janelle Monae – “Venus Fly” (Director: Grimes)
Harrison – “Right Hook” (Director: Eva Michon)
Homeshake – “Every Single Thing” (Director: Wen hao Chang)
Husse – “Can’t Blame Em” (Director: Emilie Lavoie)
Jessie Reyez – “Gatekeeper” (Director: Peter Huang)
Leonard Cohen – “Leaving the Table” (Director: Christopher Mills)
PUP – “Old Wounds” (Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux)
The Weeknd – “Secrets” (Director: Pedro Martin-Carelo)
Young Rival – “Elevator” (Director: John Smith)

The Prism Prize Top Ten will be announced on March 27, 2018. One of these videos will be awarded the $15,000 Grand Prize at a screening and awards presentation on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.