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Call for Submissions:
The 7th Annual Music Video Asheville: DEADLINE is March 14th

A Showcase to Highlight the Pairing of
Asheville Musicians & Filmmakers

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 14th 2014

Screening @ Diana Wortham Theatre: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Networking Party 6-8pm, Curtain at 8pm. Awards at 9:30pm

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW
(available online and at Harvest Records)
$10 adv/ $12 dos
VIP Tickets: $25 online sales only;
includes unlimited popcorn, two beers and preferred seating

The 7th Annual Music Video Asheville (MVA), a showcase to highlight the pairing of Asheville musicians and filmmakers, is calling for submissions to this years event which will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Diana Wortham Theater located at 2 North Pack Square Asheville, NC 28801. The deadline to submit a video for consideration to to this year’s event is Friday, March 14, 2014. Guidelines on how to submit are at www.MusicVideoAsheville.com.

1064150_680582088623146_1325345443_oPrizes for winning videos will include a free day of studio time at Echo Mountain Recording Studios and a $500 cash prize! Other awards to be given this year include Best Cinematography, Best Soundtrack and Best Costume Design and Best Visual Design.

To celebrate the 7th Anniversary of one of Asheville’s favorite music events, the MVA crew is once again rolling out the red carpet…literally. Music Video Asheville strongly suggests “Grammy style” attire (with Asheville flair, of course) and will be offering tickets for preferred seating. Pre-show cocktail hour will take place in the lobby at 6 o’clock. The viewing and awards ceremony will be from 8-10pm.  Tickets are now on sale at Harvest Records in West Asheville and at MusicVideoAsheville.com.

MVA 2013 is produced by Lush Life Productions and theONcorps. If you’d like to get involved as a sponsor or volunteer for the event, please contact Kelly Denson at Kelly@LushLifeToday.com or call 828-515-1081.

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Music Video Asheville 2013 Winners!
Find out more about Music Video Asheville at www.musicvideoasheville.com

Best Editing: Vertigo Jazz Project “Dot Dash”

Best Visual Design: Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band “Lovin’”

Best Costume Design & 1st Runner Up Audience Choice Award:

Glory on the Floor “Cold Fashioned”

Best Cinematography: Ashley Chambliss “My Universe”

Best Soundtrack (Song): Total War “All You Have Tonight”

Judge’s Choice: Futur Primitif “Digital Space”

Crowd Favorite: Total War “All You Have Tonight”

Find out more about Music Video Asheville at www.musicvideoasheville.com

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ASHEVILLE RED CARPET EVENT ALERT:

5th Annual MUSIC VIDEO ASHEVILLE
Wednesday, May 9th at Cinebarre

Tickets on Sale Now!

Dress the part and get decked out in your Grammy finest attire* (of with your Asheville flare) and hit the Red Carpet at the 5th annual Music Video Asheville Viewing and Awards show THIS Wednesday, May 9th at Cinebarre, at The Biltmore Square Mall. Gather with your friends, pose for photos, and vote on the crowd favorite. Prizes for winners will include a free day of studio time at Echo Mountain Recording Studios and a $500 cash prize!

Classic cars with chauffeurs will be at the theater parking lot to drop you off for your Red Carpet moment; paparazzi, photo shoot and all! Come in style on the New Belgium VIP Party Bus: it will pick you up at the One Stop downtown and  bring you back after the awards for an After-Parti with DJ’s Molly Parti and Par.

There are 30+ videos in this year’s event shows a broad range of styles from hip-hop to indie rock to americana. Come early, at 6pm, to get in on the great photo opportunities, hang with your friends, and mingle with the filmmakers and musicians. Seating starts at 7:15 with the show promptly beginning at 7:30pm with a brief intermission. At 9:30 the audience ballots (your ticket stub) will be collected. While the votes are tallied, Guest Speaker Tom Taddeo will talk about his experience in working on music videos with Snoop Dog, Tupac, Dr Dre, Ice Cube and answer questions. An awards ceremony will follow.

Tickets are available at Harvest Records,  The Honeypot and Cinebarre. For more information visit http://www.musicvideoasheville.com.

*NOTE: Fancy dress is not required, just a lot of fun!

Who’s who of MVA:

Musicians

Kovacs and the Polar Bear, Agent 23, Stephaniesid, Underhill Rose, Chachillie, Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Will Newman, Mad Tea: Krekel and Ami, Arizona, Mr. 1NE 5IVE feat. Chachillie, Cheeksters, The Critters, Ivan the Terribles, Caleb Johnson, The Night Lights, Chachillie, Kipper Schauer, The Campaign 1984, Sallie Ford, The Broadcast, Foul Mouth Jerk, Rock Eblen, Two People Playing Music, Rollie Thomas, Total War, Scott Duncan, Weekend Cult

Filmmakers:

Paul Chelmis Films, Hobey Ford and Shane Peters, Twin Gravity, Caitlin Krisko, Bob Peck, Edward Bakinowski and Andrew Anderson, Shane Peters, Jesse Romine, Chase Hudson, Troy Scott Burnett, Katie Damien, Jesse Hamm, Dane Smith, Daniel Judson, Paul Schattel, Bioflyer Productions, Scott Duncan, Ami Worthen, Trevor Traynor, Leopold Firesauce and David Clegg, Harvey Robinson and Carolyn deBerry

MVA has selected five music business professionals from various aspects of the music industry to select the MVA Judges Choice Award. They work within film, radio, music publications/media, promotion, and a music venue. Tom Taddeo is filmmaker who has worked on 100’s of music videos including working with Snoop Dog, Tupac, Dr Dre, Ice Cube and more; he is based in Charlotte, NC. Tom will also be a guest speaker at the event while we are counting ballots for the crowd vote. Sean O’Connell is President and Founder of Music Allies and Creative Allies; he is based in Asheville. Rex Thomson is a writer, photographer and videographer with Honest Tune Magazine as well as creator of festival-based reality TV series Rex-A-Vision; he is based in Louisville, KY. Sadie is a radio host on 98.1 the RIVER and Mountain Mornings with Carson & Sadie on 105.9 the Mountain in Asheville. Sam Katz is Partner/Talent Buyer for the Asheville Music Hall and the One Stop.

Special Thanks to the MVA 2012 Sponsors: Red Carpet Sponsor: 98.1 The River,  Grammy Sponsor: Echo Mountain Recording, VIP Party Bus Sponsor: The New Belgium Brewery, and After-Parti Sponsor: The One Stop. We’d also like to thank The ONcorps, and Lush Life Productions, Dreamspider Publicity, and Sound Mind Creative for their work to make MVA 2012 a success!

MUSIC VIDEO ASHEVILLE DETAILS AT A GLANCE:

MVA: A Showcase to Highlight Asheville Musicians & Filmmakers

Screening: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
6:00pm Networking Party
7:15pm Seating
7:30pm sharp – Show Starts
9:30pm Speaker, Crowd Vote & Awards
$8 adv/ $10 dos general admission

*Cinebbare serves beer and food*

Tickets are now available at:
Harvest Records, The Honeypot and Cinebarre

VIP Tickets $30- includes transportation
(Limited availability online, The One Stop or Harvest Records)

VIP Ticket link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/241264

*NOTE: MVA has rating this viewing “R” because of adult content and themes.

Cinebarre, at Biltmore Square Mall
828.665.8661
800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC
www.cinebarre.com

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www.musicvideoasheville.com

Click to see last year’s winners!

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5th Annual MUSIC VIDEO ASHEVILLE Wed, May 9th at The Cinebarre
Tickets on Sale Now!

A Showcase to Highlight The Pairing of Asheville Musicians & Filmmakers

Screening: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
NEW TIME: 6pm Networking Party, 7:15pm Seating, 9:30pm Awards & Crowd Vote

Join Asheville’s music and film elite on the red carpet for the 5th Anniversary Celebration of Music Video Asheville on Wednesday, May 9th at the Cinebarre. Watch music videos by Asheville’s premier musicians and filmmakers on the big screen as they vie for the $500 cash prize and studio time at Echo Mountain. MVA’s mission is to network musicians and filmmakers so please bring business cards, stickers, show fliers to mingle about when the doors open at 6pm. Donned in your Grammy-style attire (of course with an Asheville flare) you can sip champagne and pose for the paparazzi on the red carpet until seating starts at 7:15. Don’t miss this all-star event and your chance to vote for your favorite Asheville music video!

Thanks to Asheville’s supportive music community, this event usually sells out and fills up quick. Please arrive early to get a good seat. Advance tickets re on sale now and can be purchased at the Cinebarre, Harvest Records, & Orbitz DVD in West Asheville, The One Stop and The Honeypot in downtown. General admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

For those wishing to arrive in style and depart responsibly, board The New Belgium Brewing VIP Party Bus which picks up and drops off at the Official After Party at One Stop Deli and Bar with DJ Molly Parti and Par (The after-party is $5 or included with VIP ticket purchase). VIP is $30 and includes pickup and drop off at Cinebarre, champagne and New Belgium beer on the bus, red carpet drop off in a classic car, VIP seating, and admission to after party. Only 30 VIP tickets are available and they can be purchased online or at The One Stop or Harvest Records.

Stay tuned to MVA’s Red Carpet Sponsor 98.1 The River for announcements about a VIP ticket giveaway in the coming weeks.  We will also be making announcements about the who’s who of entries as well as information of the guest speakers and the judging panel!

Special thanks to our sponsors: 98.1 The River, The One Stop, and New Belgium Brewing as well as the MVA ticket outlets. Music Video Asheville 2012 is produced by Lush Life Productions, theONcorps, Sound Mind Creative, and Dreamspider Publicity.  If you are interested in volunteering or being a sponsor, please contact Kelly Denson via email at kelly at lushlifetoday dot com or call 828-515-1081.

Ticket Details:
$8 adv/ $10 dos general admission
Tickets are now available at:
Harvest Records, The One Stop, Orbitz DVD, The Honeypot and The Cinnebarre

VIP Tickets $30- includes transportation (Limited availability online, The One Stop or Harvest Records)

Advance tickets are recommended due to sell out and limited space.

Cinebarre, behind Biltmore Square Mall
828.665.8661
800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC

 

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Call for Submissions:
5th Annual MUSIC VIDEO ASHEVILLE Wed, May 9th at The Cinebarre

A Showcase to Highlight the Pairing of Asheville Musicians & Filmmakers
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 6th 2012

Screening: Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
NEW TIMES: 6pm Networking Party, 7:15pm seating, 9:30pm awards and crowd vote
VIP Tickets $30 (limited availability- see website for details)

Cinebarre, behind Biltmore Square Mall
828.665.8661
800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC

www.musicvideoasheville.com
www.cinebarre.com

Click to see last year’s winners!

We are thrilled to announce a call for submissions for the 5 year anniversary of Music Video Asheville (MVA), the annual showcase to highlight the pairing of Asheville musicians and filmmakers.  MVA returns to the Cinebarre on Wednesday, May 9th and the deadline for submissions to this year’s event is Friday April 6, 2012.  Prizes for winners will include a free day of studio time at Echo Mountain Recording Studios and a $500 cash prize!

To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of one of Asheville’s favorite music events, the MVA crew is rolling out the red carpet…literally. This year, Music Video Asheville strongly suggests “Grammy style” attire (with Asheville flair, of course) and is offering a VIP package that can’t be resisted. Pre-show cocktail hour will take place in the lobby from 7-10 complete with limo rides, red carpet and numerous photo ops.

Also NEW to this year, MVA will be hosting an post-awards party at The One Stop starting directly after the event with tunes from DJ Molly Parti!  Stay tuned to the website for more details about the VIP ticketing and the afterparty. MVA tickets will go on sale on April 10th.

Music Video Asheville 2012 is produced by Lush Life Productions, theONcorps, Sound Mind Creative, and Dreamspider Publicity.  We are proud to announce the 98.1 The River is our media partner for 2012! If you’d like to get involved as a sponsor or volunteer for the event, please contact Kelly Denson at Kelly@LushLifeToday.com. Press inquiries can be directed to Erin Scholze at dreamspider@gmail.com.

– HOW TO SUBMIT –


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS April 6, 2012

All Asheville-area musicians and filmmakers are invited to submit music videos.  Conceptual Music Videos, Live Performance Videos, Music Documentary Shorts and Experimental/ Animated Music Films are all accepted.

Submission Guidelines:
1. Video or film must focus on at least one musical artist currently residing in Buncombe County and must contain at least one song by the artist.
2. Song(s) in the piece must be original
3. There is a $15 submission fee for each video submitted, each individual submission must be under 10 minutes long. Please make your check out to Lush Life Productions.

Please review the complete submission guidelines and fill out the submission form by downloading them at www.musicvideoasheville.com

All submissions may be mailed to: PO Box 17356 Asheville, NC 28816 OR dropped off at Harvest Records in West Asheville on Haywood Road.All submission MUST include the filled out submission form and $15 submission fee.

The video or film must be a standalone clip of the item being submitted in one of the following formats:
1. Best option – send an Apple Pro Res compressed Quicktime at either 1920×1080 or 1280×720
2. Next best option – H.264 Quicktime compression with the highest resolution possible.
Files should be submitted digitally on thumb drive or something similar and be files should be 23.98 FPS

NEW for PC Users: While we appreciate Quicktime files, your entries can also be in mp4 and mov. formats, also in the highest quality settings.

Please note: .Avi, mpeg, basic DVDs or other files will not be accepted.  Do not send press kits, one sheets, bios, photos or any other materials with the submission. Submissions that include these materials or are not in the correct format will not be considered.

Who gets selected for the showcase?
All submissions that meet the guidelines will be considered by the MVA committee.  The best 90 minutes of footage will be selected for the showcase. Questions about submissions? Email Kelly Denson at Kelly@LushLifeToday.com or call 828-515-1081.

MVA Awards Ceremony:
1. Crowd Favorite Award – At the event, the audience will vote for their favorite video, and the winning artists will receive a $500 cash prize as well as a coveted/quarky MVA trophy.  MVA will also acknowledge a crowd favorite runner up this year.

2. Best of Music Video Asheville 2011- MVA is proud to be offering a the BEST OF MVA Award selected by a jury of film and music industry people. The winner will receive a day of free studio time at Echo Mountain Recording.

Good Luck!

~The MVA 20121 Committee

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Music Video Asheville 2011 was produced by  FoAM (The Future of Asheville Music) and this year was sponsored by Music Allies as  part of HATCH. Echo Mountain Recording and the Media Arts Project were also major sponsors of this year’s event which was held at the Fine Arts Theatre in downtown. You can also check out a more complete playlist at http://www.youtube.com/user/Dreamspiderweb#grid/user/C47697E0230DC2DD.

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The night was a big success and with-out further ado the winners are:

Placing 1st, winning both the Best of MVA Music Allies Judges Choice Award AND the Crowd Favorite is Kovacs and the Polar Bear, “Skeleton Crew” directed by Joe Chang with the Paper Picture Company:

The Runner-Up for the Best of MVA Music Allies Judges award, winning a free day of studio time in Echo Mountain Recording, is Secret Agent 23 Skidoo with “Chase the Rain” directed by Daniel Judson:

The Crowd Favorite Runner-up is Jonathan Scales “Muddy Vishnu” directed by Daniel Judson:

The FOAM Core also chose three honorable mentions going to:

Jar-E “Plot” directed by Steven Tingle:

Stephanie’s Id “Documentary” directed by Paul Chelmis

Juan Holiday “Seal it Tight” directed by Kurt Mann:

Groundbreaking Mentor and Featured Artists for MVA 2011 is Ben Lovett.

Lovett showed three videos and spoke about the films that he has been making for his upcoming album debut, Highway Collection.  Viral video explosion of their first single, “Eye Of The Storm,” directed by Chris Alender with Soapbox Films, is a cinematic gem that has gobbled up a million views in 4 weeks on the web, and it’s follow-up, the foot-stomping, barn burner single, “Heart Attack,” directed by David Bragg with Flying Pig Studios.

Lovett also debuted their newest video “The Fear” directed by David Bruckner with Wasteland Pictures:

To see the playlist for Music Video Asheville 2011 visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/Dreamspiderweb#grid/user/C47697E0230DC2DD

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