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Tim Baker, Milk and Bone, Sean Leon, more selected for new Music Video Production Project

RBC and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television have just announced the nine grant recipients for their new Music Video Production (MVP) Project, which provides funds and networking support to both musicians and filmmakers to create and produce videos.

Starting in October 2018, Canadians who self-identified as “Emerging Artists” began submitting music and video treatments to a jury of music and media professionals, who would select the recipients to receive mentorship, networking opportunities, and funding support. After receiving over 300 applicants from across the country, the jury has selected nine recipients for the MVP Project.

Check out the list of MVP Project recipients below.
MVP Project Recipients:

  • Beatchild and the Slakadeligs with Producer, Rinku DasGupta and Director, Dan LeMoyne (Toronto, ON)
  • GOVI with Producer, Imad Elsheikh and Director, Jorden Lee (Ajax, ON)
  • Jeremy Dutcher with Producer, Julie Baldassi and Director, Chandler Levack (Toronto, ON)
  • Jordan Klassen with Producer, Shelby Manton and Director, Farhad Ghaderi (Vancouver, ON)
  • Milk and Bone with Producer, Sébastien Hotte and Director, Soleil Denault (Montreal, QC)
  • Sean Leon, who will self-direct as well with Producer, Noor Khan (Scarborough, ON)
  • Tim Baker with Director and Producer, Jordan Canning (St. John’s, NF)
  • Wild Black with Producer, Lindsay Goeldner and Directors, Lulu Wei and Lindsay Geoldner (Toronto, ON)
    In addition to the above recipients, part of the funds from every MVP Project funding round will go toward a Curated Music Video Production, which commissions a piece from one recording artist and director combination who have previously collaborated. For this round, the recipients are recording artist Jessie Reyez with director Peter Huang.

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