MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for Nov. 21-22, 2013 Jury


MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for Nov. 21-22, 2013 Jury

– Over $500,000 awarded to more than 40 Canadian musicians –

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TORONTO (November 25, 2013) – Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 45 fund recipients from the Nov. 21-22, 2013 jury meeting. With over 330 applications considered, a total of $506,167 was awarded to Canadian musicians for the production of music videos, viral videos, EPKs and websites.

MuchFACT-supported music videos continue to make waves online and on air, helping Canadian talent reach new fans, and tell their story. Vancouver/Montreal dark-pop band The Belle Game, are receiving buzz on their MuchFACT-supported video for “River”, a song Pitchfork call a “showstopping, extroverted piece of musical theater.” The video, which follows a Japanese rent-boy, who embarks on a journey after one violent, intense night, was directed by Kheaven Lewandowski. Watch it here.

MuchFACT fund recipients from the Nov. 21-22, 2013 jury meeting are as follows:

MUSIC VIDEOS

  • A Tribe Called Red ft. Northern Voice for “Sisters”
  • Adventure Club for “Wonder”
  • BESTiE & Rykka for “Together”
  • Charron for “Wanna Know”
  • Classified for “Growing Pains”
  • Courage My Love for “Skin and Bone”
  • The Darcys for “Hunting”
  • Devylle for “Bin a playa”
  • Down With Webster for “Chills”
  • Gentlemen Husbands for “Come Down”
  • Hollerado for “Desire 126”
  • July Talk for “Summer Dress”
  • LYON for “Floating”
  • Massari for “What About the Love”
  • Paper Lions for “Philadelphia”
  • P.Reign Ft. Waka Flocka for “Chickens”
  • Raghav for “Take Me Away”
  • Royal Wood for “Forever and Ever”
  • Sebastien Grainger for “The Streets are Still a Mess”
  • SONREAL for “L.A.”
  • Tre Mission for “Stigmata”
  • Zeds Dead ft. Twin Shadow for “TBC”

EPKs

  • Hey Rosetta!
  • Livy Jeanne
  • Minty Burns
  • Northcote

VIRAL MUSIC VIDEOS

  • Bear Mountain for “Two Step”
  • Biblical for “All Justice No Peace”
  • CFCF for “Strange Form of Life”
  • DIANA for “Strange Attraction”
  • Eva Avila for “Bitter Meets Sweet”
  • Holy Oker for “Diamonds”
  • James Younger for “Sleeping Alone”
  • Joshua Van Tassel ft. Kate Rogers for “I Think You're a Salesman”
  • Kalle Mattson for “An American Dream”
  • Kayo for “Anybody Out There?”
  • Papermaps for “Shadow Theatre”
  • Ryan Stinson ft. D-sisive for “Rain”
  • Saukrates & Tre Mission for “Get Doe”
  • SCATTERHEART for “Smoke and Mirrors”
  • S Davis for “Space High”
  • SUUNS for “Sunspot”
  • Timber Timbre for “Avalanche (Beat The Drum Slowly)”

WEBSITES

  • Ain't No Love
  • Shaun Boothe

The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Jan. 9, 2014. Applications can be submitted at www.muchfact.ca.

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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., 416.384.2594 camila.ossa@bellmedia.ca

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