Prism Prize 2016@Tiff Bell Lightbox(Sun.,May 15th,2016)
The Prism Prize 2016 was held on Sunday, May 15, at The Tiff Bell Lightbox, with director Philip Sportel being announced as the Grand Prize winner of the 2016 Prism Prize for Kalle Mattson’s Avalanche music video. Philip Sportel was on hand to accept the Prism Prize trophy and $10,000 award at the Prism Prize Awards Presentation.
The Prism Prize Audience Award was presented to director Eva Michon for Death From Above 1979’s Virgins, based on thousands of online votes collected by Noisey Canada and Exclaim.ca.
The creative Director X was also in attendance to accept the previously announced Prism Prize Special Achievement Award (presented by FYI Music News), honouring a Canadian music video artist for their artistic achievements and exceptional contribution to music video art on a world stage. Also honoured at the event was Kristof Brandl, the recipient of the Arthur Lipsett Award (presented by MuchFACT), established to recognize an innovative and unique approach to music video art.
All Prism Prize Award recipients, including the Grand Prize, Audience Award, Special Achievement Award and the Arthur Lipsett Award, received $2000 grants from William F. White for production equipment rentals, with all Top Ten nominees also receiving exclusive gift bags from MAC Cosmetics.
To watch the best Canadian music, news and videos all in one place from Canada’s music video community, visit http://www.prismprize.com.
We would like to thank Damien Nelson of FLIP PUBLICITY for the invitation to this event.