Last night, at a glitzy cocktail reception in Toronto, director Emily Kai Bock was announced as this year's winner of the Prism Prize for best Canadian music video. Kai Bock's video was for the Arcade Fire track "Afterlife," from the band's 2013 album Reflektor. The prize came with a $5,000 award.
This was the second annual Prism Prize, a major Canadian award voted on by a jury of more than 100 journalists and music- and film-industry professionals across the country. Last month the field was narrowed down to 10 finalists — all of which you can watch here.
Here's the winning video:
At the event last night, the Prism Prize also presented an Audience Award, which was chosen by online votes. That award went to Kheaven Lewandowski's video for "River" by The Belle Game. You can watch that video below: