30 October 2009 - 0 Comments
With a video that featured loads of colour, plenty of lips and lots of lollies, Parallel Dance Ensemble won the Golden Jandal for best video, as voted by the audience at last night's Radio Active 89FM Handle the Jandal DIY Music Video Awards.
The awards were held last night at Wellington's Embassy Theatre and featured the naming of six technical category winners among 15 finalists that were shown on the big screen – a rarity for music videos in New Zealand.
Handle the Jandal is the annual competition for Do-It-Yourself New Zealand filmmakers to create music videos for local bands and artists. All videos must be completely self-funded and may only use New Zealand music.
The category winners for the 2009 Handle the Jandal DIY Music Video Awards are:
(Producer's name, Band, Song)
Best Use of Exploitative Tactics to Promote A Band:
Judah Finnigan and Ben Forman: Highlife, Berserk
Joe Fish: James Duncan, A Obvious
Kimberley Brown: Electric Wire Hustle, Perception
Lisa Dunn: Parallel Dance Ensemble, Weight Watchers
Preston McNeill: Isaac Aesili, With You In My Bed
Rising Star 2009:
Greg Pawsey: Cougar Cougar Cougar, Satans Blues
And the Golden Jandal for the peoples' favourites:
First: Lisa Dunn for Parallel Dance Ensemble's Weight Watchers
Second: Mike Gray for El Schlong's The Baddies Are Coming
Third: Judah Finnigan and Ben Forman for Highlife's Berserk
The finalists received prizes that included filmmaking services and equipment from Panavision, Sticky Pictures, Portsmouth and Park Road Post.
Thanks to www.radioactive.co.nz for this story.
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