Photo: Danielle Rubi
Photo: Danielle Rubi

2022 Prism Prize Eligible Video: The Weather Station - Endless Time

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a critically-acclaimed Toronto singer/songwriter.

The Weather Station - Endless Time 

The Weather Station is a Toronto-based folk outfit led by singer Tamara Lindeman, initially formed in 2006. Their 2021 album release, Ignorance, marked the biggest departure from their indie roots, featuring strings and brass as a greater part of their sound. This track, Endless Time, off their most recent album, How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars, is another departure, focusing now primarily on the tones of the piano.

The video follows Tamara Lindeman as she makes her way down a Toronto street, interacting with the various people she comes across. The grey sky of the city sets a melancholic mood up for the song to fit perfectly within. The interactions she has are meaningful and full of longing, you can feel it. But longing for what? A video like this shot in a ‘single take’ is only as good as the setting and content of that one take. Here it is expertly done, sharp and without ever losing momentum in the story of the video almost to the point of causing the viewer to lose focus on the song, certainly not the worst problem to have.

Directed by Tamara Lindeman

Produced by Matt Greyson

Cinematography and Post Production by Adam Crosby

First AC - Nhat Nguyen

2nd AC - Raihan Mobasherul

Production Assistant - Aurora Zboch

 

Featuring:

Asad Chishti

Ada Dahli

Ayla Davis-Pick

Arlan Davis Moore

Brooke Manning

Jessica Moore

Breanna Pettit

Jasper Smith

Adrian Tam

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