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Radar Awards - all the winners
Irish director Bob Gallagher took the Best Up & Coming Director prize at the first Radar Awards, held last week at the YouTube Space in London, where 11 prizes were handed out to celebrate new and up and coming talent across the music and music video industries.
Gallagher (above) also won the Art Department/Styling prize for his video for Girl Band's Paul, travelling from Dublin to collect his awards at an event, hosted by radio/TV presenter Yasmin Evans, and attended by music video professionals and specialist media. Other notable winners were Dutch animators Studio Smack for their video for De Staat's Witch Doctor, and Death From Above 1979's Virgins by Eva Michon.
The Radar Awards received over 700 entries from all over the world, mainly from unsigned directors making their first music videos. Winners received prizes ranging from mentorships with leading British production companies, a promo slate on music video platform Vevo, and valuable equipment and software.
Here are all the winners and their prizes. Highlights of the awards and a playlist of the Radar Awards Winners can be found at the Radar YouTube channel.
Radar Awards 2016 Winners
Best Up & Coming Director
Girl Band Paul Dir: Bob Gallagher
Prize - Vevo promo slate, Jungle post-production software package, automatic entry to UKMVA, Radar membership and PR campaign to +450 media trade & consumer titles.
Fakear - Animal Dir: Antoine Besse
Prize - An Astoria Marshall Amplifier, Vevo promo slate and CMU, Music Week, Hypebot, and Record of the Day guaranteed coverage.
All winners - Vevo promo slate including carousel placement, playlisting and social media promo
Art Department / Styling
Girl Band Paul Dir: Bob Gallagher
Prize - Mentorship at My Accomplice
Animation / VFX
De Staat Witch Doctor Dir: Studio Smack
Prize - Mentorship at The Mill
Cinematography / Lighting
Hammock In the Middle of this Nowhere Dir: Seth Fuller
Prize - Mentorship at Kode
Concept / Narrative
Death From Above 1979 Virgins Dir: Eva Michon
Prize - Mentorship at Pulse
V V Brown Lazarus Dir: Daniel Price
Prize - Mentorship at Stitch Editing (Homespun)
Lady Leshurr Queens Speech 4 Dir: Wowa
Prize - Mentorship at HK Corp
Location / Character
Ojay Morgan - Zebra Katz BLK Diamond Dir: Elvar Gunnarsson
Prize - Mentorship at Somesuch & Co
Lea Porcelain Out Is In Dir: Ethan Graham
Prize - Mentorship at Partizan
Øst Skræmmende Tomt Dir: Emil Øllgaard Vilhelmsen
Prize - Mentorship at Wanda
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