News June 20, 2019

Olympia & Washington win CLIPPED Music Video gongs

Olympia & Washington win CLIPPED Music Video gongs

The fourth annual CLIPPED Music Video Festival saw over 400 submissions from across Australia and New Zealand.

The event took place on June 15, with the Australian and New Zealand Finalist Top 40 music videos screened throughout the night and over $20,000 worth of prizes given away.

Some of the big winners included Ivy-Jane Brown for ‘Savannah’ taking home Best Australia Video, and ‘Feeling Free’ by Leisure taking the top NZ award.

Other winners on the night included clips from , Washington, Olympia and .

“There were over 400 submissions to this year’s awards, so the International judging panel really had their work cut out for them,” said CLIPPED festival director Sam Bright.

“Music videos are an art form in themselves and with all our winners, runners up and even nominees, we recognised a true dedication to the craft as well as a high level of creative output.”

Full list of winners below:

BEST AUSTRALIAN VIDEO:
Winner: Ivy-Jane Brown – Savannah (Director: Imogen McCluskey)

BEST NZ VIDEO:
Winner: Leisure- Feeling Free (Director: Jason Bock)

BEST INTERNATIONAL VIDEO:
Winner: Tambour – Orion (Director: Patrice Arsenault)

BEST AUSTRALIAN DIRECTOR
Winner: Lazy Colts – Be The One (Director: Suzanne Kim)

BEST NZ DIRECTOR:
Winner: Finn Andrews – One By The Venom (Director: Alexander Gandar)

BEST EDITING:
Winner: Beachwood – Miracle (Directors: Angeline Armstrong & Hayden Mustica, Editor: Emily Robb)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Winner: Guy Sebastian – Choir (Director: James Chappell, Cinematographer: Kieran Fiowler)

BEST ANIMATION:
Winner: These Guy – Heaps (Animator: Helena Papageorgiou)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY:
Winner: Washington – Claws (Directors: Nick Waterman & Megan Washington, Choreographer: Larissa MacGowan)

BEST COSTUME:
Winner: Olympia – Shoot To Forget (Director: Leilani Croucher, Costume: Millie Sykes)

BEST COLOUR:
Winner: Billy Fox – Let’s Be Honest (Director: Alex Campbell, Colourist: Jake Houstin Harris)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:
Winner: Creature Fear – Please Me (Director & Production Designer: Tim Eather)

BEST CONCEPT:
Winner: Parker – Can’t Keep Waiting (Directors: Tash Parker & Jaymis Loveday)

BEST NARRATIVE:
Winner: Peking Duk – Reprisal (Director: Ryan Sauer)

CLIPPED STAFF PICK:
Winner: Kryder – Romani (Director: Julian Tuna)


Washington is playing Aussie tour dates kicking off this Friday in Melbourne (June 21), as well as in Brisbane (June 27) and Sydney (June 28).

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