Kheaven Lewandowski Nominated for Prism Prize
The Prism Prize recently announced the Top Ten Best Canadian Music Videos of 2014, including a nomination for Emily Carr alumnus Kheaven Lewandowski (’10), for directing “Same Temptation” by Fur Trade. Kheaven, who holds a Bachelor of Design degree from Emily Carr University, won the 2014 Prism Prize Audience Award for The Belle Game River last year.
The Prism Prize is voted by a jury of more than 120 industry professionals from the worlds of music, film, broadcast and web media. After viewing hundreds of music videos released in 2014, jurors selected the Prism Prize Top Ten based on originality, creativity, style, innovation and effective execution. The jury will vote once more to determine the Prism Prize winner, who will receive a $5,000 Grand Prize at the Awards Presentation on March 29, 2015 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.
THE 2015 PRISM PRIZE TOP TEN (in alphabetical order, by director name): The New Pornographers – Dancehall Domine (Directors: Scott Cudmore and Michael LeBlanc) PUP – Guilt Trip (Directors: Chandler Levack and Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux) Fur Trade – Same Temptation (Director: Kheaven Lewandowski) Rich Aucoin – Yelling in Sleep (Director: Joel Mackenzie) Ryan Hemsworth – Snow in Newark (Director: Martin C. Pariseau) Kandle – Not Up to Me (Director: Natalie Rae Robison) Kevin Drew – You in Your Were (Director: Samir Rehem) Odonis Odonis – Order in the Court (Director: Lee Stringle) Chad VanGaalen – Monster (Director: Chad VanGaalen) Timber Timbre – Beat the Drum Slowly (Director: Chad VanGaalen).