2014 Prism Prize Shortlist Unveiled, Arcade Fire Score Multiple Noms

The shortlist for this year’s Prism Prize has now been revealed.

The award honouring the best in Canadian music videos (as chosen by a jury of over 100 Canadian music and film industry professionals) has narrowed its pool of potential winners down to a 10-nominee slate.

Arcade Fire are the only double nominees on the list, earning spots for both their “Reflektor”; and “Afterlife”; promos. This year’s collection of contenders includes a healthy assortment of critical faves (Majical Cloudz, Shad), as well as mega-selling hip-hop superstar, Drake.

The winner of the Prism Prize not only scoops the award, but also the accompanying grand prize of $5000. The victor will be announced at the awards reception on Mar. 23.

2014’s Prism Prize Nominees:

Arcade Fire – Reflektor (Director: Anton Corbijn)

Young Galaxy – New Summer (Director: Ivan Grbovic)

Arcade Fire – Afterlife (Director: Emily Kai Bock)

Majical Cloudz – Childhood’s End (Director: Emily Kai Bock)

Shad – Fam Jam (Director: Che Kothari)

Keys N Krates – Dum Dee Dum (Director: Amos LeBlanc)

The Belle Game – River (Director: Kheaven Lewandowski)

Hollerado – So It Goes (Director: Marc Ricciardelli)

Jessy Lanza – Kathy Lee (Director: Lee Skinner)

Drake – Started From The Bottom (Director: X)



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