Prism Prize

Prism Prize

Mychael Danna  Facebook photo
August 3, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Famed film composer Mychael Danna (pictured) is honoured, a profile of the Prism Prize, and Jerry Granelli is remembered. Others in the headlines include The Weeknd, Halluci Nation, Joni Mitchell, Prince, Trevor Guy, Edmonton Jazz Fest, Reservoir, Slip.stream, Los Lobos, Woodstock 99, Charlotte Day Wilson, Laura Nyro, the Beatles, Shakira, Willie Nelson, and Ritchie Yorke.

Haviah Mighty  Facebook photo
July 27, 2021
by FYI Staff

Last night (July 26), Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen, directed by Theo Kapodistrias, was crowned Grand Prize Winner of the 2021

Charlotte Cardin  Facebook photo
July 26, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Charlotte Cardin (pictured) will headline the OSHEAGA Get Together, the 2021 Prism Prize awards show is on tonight, and CCS launches Daytripper Music Publishing and signs Hill Kourkoutis. Also in the news are the Sam Roberts Band, Come Together, Small World Music, Joni Mitchell and Lorne Michaels, Smiley, Drake, Crowsnest Corner, SonReal, Propagandhi, Indigenous Cloud, and The Foole.

June 10, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Prism Prize announces its Top 10 (pictured), Global Toronto 2021 gets ready to roll, and a new take on Hall of Fame hit Black Velvet. Also in the news are Savannah Ré, JazzinToronto Live, Canadian Song Conference, Roger Mooking, The Atlantic Presenters Association, MMF Canada, Music Publishers Canada, and The John Lennon Songwriting Contest.

March 28, 2021
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this blockbuster clip featuring two hip-hop superstars.

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September 28, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one featuring an acclaimed synth-pop auteur. 

Jessie Reyez, Instagram
July 26, 2020
by FYI Staff

Director Peter Huang won $20K as the Grand Prize winner for Reyez’s compelling clip, while a Daniel Caesar video won the fan-voted Audience Award. Special achievement awards were also handed out last week.

July 22, 2020
by FYI Staff

A group of groundbreaking Canadians who have had a profound impact on the music video industry have already been named Award winners this week. The Grand Prize and Audience Award will be handed out at the virtual ceremony tonight.

June 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

The annual show celebrating the best of Canadian music videos and their creators will take place online this year. All previously announced Top 20 artists are in the running for the $20K Grand Prize. 

Gord Bamford
February 28, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The Prism Prize Top 20 list is announced, Gord Bamford (pictured) signs to Anthem, and a hometown tribute to Neil Peart is set. Also in the news are Thundermug, The Wheat Sheaf, D.O.A., Alexina Louie, Florent Vollant, Lindy Vopnfjord, Busty and the Bass, TBS, the RBCxMusic Concert Series, and farewell David Roback.

Photo: Vanessa Heins
November 4, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a hard-rocking and fast-rising Hamilton trio.

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October 21, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a popular veteran BC hip-hop artist.