Stephano Barberis and Ben Knechtel are this year’s CCMA “Video of the Year” & “VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR” Nominees!

The 2018 CCMA Award nominees were released today and congratulations are in order for Stephano Barberis and Ben Knechtel who are BOTH nominated for “Video of the Year” AND “Video Director Of The Year!

These talented directors have released countless videos with The Field, including the ones nominated for “Video of the Year”. Stephano earned two nominations in this category for Meghan Patrick’s “The Bad Guy” and Dallas Smith’s “Sky Stays This Blue”. Ben earned his nomination for Jess Moskaluke’s “Drive Me Away”. Be sure to check out their amazing videos!

The Bad Guy

Sky Stays This Blue

Drive Me Away

Below are some of the videos that gained them recognition in the “Video Director of the Year” category!

Stephano Barberis
Video: The Bad Guy (Artist: Meghan Patrick), Video: Coming Clean (Artist: Shirley Gnome), Video: Dirt Covered Rhinestone (Artist: Jade Mya), Video: Heart Of A Woman (Artist: Johnny Reid), Video: Hold The Line (Artist: Jesse Mast), Video: Might As Well Be Me (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: Neon Smoke (Artist: Gord Bamford), Video: Out Of The Blue (Artist: Chad Brownlee), Video: Sky Stays This Blue (Artist: Dallas Smith), Video: Something To Wrap My Heart Around (Artist: JoJo Mason), Video: What We’re Made Of (Artist: The Washboard Union)

Ben Knechtel
Video: Chills (Artist: James Barker Band), Video: Drive Me Away (Artist: Jess Moskaluke), Video: Hometown Kids (Artist: The Reklaws)

Shout out to Meghan Patrick, Jess Moskaluke and all of the talented artists nominated this year! Best of luck Stephano and Ben!

Cherie Sinclair, Recipient of the 2018 Special Achievement Award at Prism Prize!

We are thrilled to announce, and congratulate, our very own Cherie Sinclair for her 2018 Special Achievement Award at the 2018 Prism Prize Awards.

This will be awarded on Sunday May 13 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto.

“The Prism Prize is proud to announce CHERIE SINCLAIR as the recipient of the 2018 Special Achievement Award (presented by Slaight Music). The Prism Prize Special Achievement Award is presented to a Canadian music video icon for their artistic achievements and exceptional contribution to music video art on a world stage.” Check out the full article here!

Director Nathan Boey Nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards!

This week the Western Canadian Music Awards release their full list of 2018 nominees.

We wanted to give a special shout out to director Nathan Boey who was nominated for “Video Director Of The Year” for his video for Close Talker’s “Okay Hollywood” video.

Check out the video below!

You can view the full list of nominations Here:

This year, the winners of the Western Canadian Music Awards will be honoured as part of BreakOut West, which takes place from October 10 to 14 in Kelowna, BC. Good luck to all of the nominees!

Look To The Future – The Nexus

Yesterday, Lisa Mann’s newest video for The Used premiered on The Nylon, the premiere featured a great article that explores some of the creative processes behind this video.

Lisa Mann describes the video: “The concept for the video is a visceral love story of two identities battling for supremacy and independence only to be locked in patterned loops together throughout time told through experimental movement”

Check out the full article here.

Certified Gold!

Congratulations to Scott Helman for having his second gold hit in Canada with “PDA”! PDA is off his debut album Hôtel de Ville, which was recently nominated for Pop Album of the Year at the JUNOs.

We produced the video for PDA not too long ago directed by Lisa Mann, you can watch it here:


Nice Horse on New Mansplainin’ Video

The retro vibes in Nice Horse’s Mansplainin’ video are exactly what you need on a Monday morning. Hear the band give insight on what mansplainin’ means and how they felt about the video shoot with Samaritan Mag. They also had a chat with Canadian Beats about working with the director, our Lisa Mann.

Q&A: Country Combo Nice Horse Bite Back at ‘Mansplainin’ With Vivid New Single

Canadian Beats: Nice Horse release video for “Mansplainin”

You can watch the new video here!