MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for October 4, 2013 Jury


MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for October 4, 2013 Jury

Over $430,000 awarded to more than 35 Canadian musicians

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TORONTO (October 7, 2013) –Bell Media’sMuchFACT(A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 37 fund recipients from theOctober 4, 2013jury meeting. With over 290 applications considered, a total of $438,300.00 was awarded to Canadian musicians for the production of music videos, viral videos, EPKs and websites.

In recent months MuchFACT-supported music videos have made waves online and on air, helping Canadian talent reach new fans, and tell their story, both in Canada and abroad. Electro-dance duoAutoerotiquehave seen their MuchFACT-supported video for"Asphyxiation" increase to more than two million views on YouTube since being posted in May, 2012. As well, Toronto indie bandHolleradohave used their MuchFACT-supported video for "So It Goes" to tell the amazing story of how lead singer Menno’s grandfather’s life was spared by a German soldier in WWII, and how he then repaid the soldier’s compassion after the war. See the almost 10-minute documentary/music video hybridhere.

MuchFACT fund recipients from the October 4, 2013 jury meeting are as follows:

MUSIC VIDEOS

  • Alyssa Reid for "Satisfaction Guaranteed"
  • City and Colour for "The Lonely Life"
  • Danny Fernandes for "Kryptonite"
  • Electric Youth for "Runaway"
  • Faber Drive ft. Pierre Bouvier for "Too Little Too"
  • Gold&Youth for "Daylight Colours"
  • I65 for "Pacific Motel"
  • JRDN for "Love Ain’t Enough"
  • Matt Mays for "Ain't That The Truth"
  • Monster Truck for "The Lion"
  • Mounties for "Waking Up On Time"
  • PARTYNEXTDOOR for "Right Now"
  • Reuben and the Dark for "Rolling Stone"
  • Ryan Hemsworth for "Small + Lost"
  • Sam Roberts Band for "Shape Shifters"
  • SatoGoldschlag for "Dance On Your Feet"
  • Serena Ryder for "Fall"
  • Shad ft. Lights for "Remember to Remember"

EPKs

  • Divine Brown

VIRAL MUSIC VIDEOS

  • Blake Carrington for "Ahh Yeah"
  • Dan-e-o ft. SepTo & Rich Kidd for "Get Up On It"
  • Dan Griffin for "The Hum"
  • Grandtheft for "Give Me More"
  • Hunting for "Patti"
  • Japanese Girls for "Friday The 13th"
  • J-Bru ft. Classified and Choclair for "Daily Operation"
  • Kae Sun for "Blackstar Rising"
  • Korry Deez for "Pilin Papers"
  • Krewz (Brody Bohm) for "Be My Girl"
  • Rob GF for "On $umthin"
  • SIIINES for "God I Hate Clubs"
  • Teenage Kicks for "Houdini"
  • Vita Chambers for "Atlas"

Websites

  • Burnt Tree Entertainment
  • Dan Mangan
  • Down With Webster
  • Pirates Blend Records Inc.

The next deadline for submittingMuchFACTapplications isOct. 31, 2013. Applications can be submitted atwww.muchfact.ca.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

Twitter:

@MuchFACT

Instagram:

@muchfact

Facebook:

Facebook.com/muchfact

About MuchFACT

MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) is the ground-breaking music video, EPK, viral video and website production fund, exclusively funded by Much and M3, divisions of Bell Media. MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of many of Canada’s most prominent musicians including Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Dragonette, The Tragically Hip, Arcade Fire, K-OS, Feist, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Metric, k.d. lang, and the Barenaked Ladies. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries. Since 1984, MuchFACT has awarded over 69 million dollars, and funded more than 6,300 projects.

For more information, please contact:

Camila Ossa, Bell Media Inc., 416.384.2594camila.ossa@bellmedia.ca

Tiffany Ferguson, MuchFACT, 416.384.2616,tiffany.ferguson@bellmedia.ca