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YOUNG & RECKLESS Wins Best International Webseries at Pilot Light TV Fest!

I just got word from the head of the Pilot Light UK TV Fest in Manchester that YOUNG & RECKLESS won Best International Web Series this weekend!
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Young & Reckless is the 2017 Pilot Light TV Fest Best International Web Series Winner

“On Saturday 6th May at MCR Central Library as part of Pilot Light TV Festival Season 2 we held our very first awards ceremony for our TV Pilots and Web Series content that were in competition, and what a competition it was! The quality of the content submitted to us for this Season was incredibly high and came in from all corners of the globe. It was very hard for our programming team to narrow the selection down to our lineup, let alone judge our very first awards. That being said we feel all of our winners (and nominees) should be proud of themselves and we cannot wait to see where their projects head next.”

Watch the show NOW: www.vimeo.com/channels/ynrtheseries

The nominees for International webseries included: Self-Help Junkie (USA), Hani’s Barber Shop (IL), The Play of My Life (AR), Trudy Cheesecake in Miracle World (FR), Young & Reckless (CAN), Brewstars (CAN), Tinder is The Night (USA), Zyara (LB), Out With Dad (CAN) by my new best friend Jason Leaver from Hollyweb Festival!

Jason Leaver (Out With Dad), and Brianne Nord-Stewart (Young & Reckless) at the Hollyweb Fest 2017 Awards Ceremony

Huge congrats to all the winners and the nominees, we wish we could have been in attendance!

Find out more about the festival at www.pilotlightfestival.co.uk

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New music video “Runnin’ Away” for RYKKA

Above you’ll find the third music video collaboration with RYKKA for her track “Runnin’ Way” which we shot in Luzern and Zurich, Switzerland. This baby was also shot by Oliver McGarvey, my long time childhood chum, and the same DOP for Rykka’s “Movies” music video in the glacier.

Hit fullscreen and HD for all that black lamb goodness.

Want some literary material to back it up?

Jordan Miller from BreatheHeavy.com writes:

Got a case of the Mondays? Trying to make sense of President Trump’s anti-Muslim immigration ban? Still hungover from Saturday? Wouldn’t life be easier if we could leave all our troubles behind and run off into the sunset? Let’s take a cue from singer-songwriter Rykka, who evades everything dreary in the latest visual off her recently-released album Beatitudes. In the Brianne Nord-Stewart-directed clip, Rykka lost all fucks: she eats a bowl of cherries, pets a baby lamb, dances in an empty pool “Formation” style and cruises through the countryside in a vintage car. How’s your 2017 going?

Jenna Melanson from Canadianbeat.com quotes me:

We’ve done three music videos together. “Runnin’ Away” was filmed in Switzerland and it was a unique experience to spend time living on Rykka’s farm and travel down the hill to swim in the Zurich lake every day. For two weeks we shot the music videos and edited them. This opportunity of living together fostered a unique collaboration as artists. I don’t think I could repeat those circumstances with just anyone. Beyond talent, Rykka’s vision of who she is as an artist is clear and unfaltering.

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New RYKKA music video collaboration on “BAD BOY”

Pretty stoked to be sharing another music video collaboration with the freaking talented RYKKA. Since our last video she was the Swiss Eurovision finalist and competed in the Eurovision Song Writing Finale with her song “Last of Our Kind”.

Rykka flew in from Switzerland, we shot the “Bad Boy” video in one day in Coquitlam, BC, and then she was off again.

She’s ELECTRIC! Rykka gets over her “Bad Boy” in sassy new music video

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Music videos “Shadowless” & “Movies” to screen in Vancouver Oct 28

IMG_0448On October 28th in Vancouver, BC, two of my music videos will be screening as part of the Film & Media Showcase by Women in Film & Television and in collaboration with DocBC and Cineworks.

These music videos are RYKKA’s “Movies” which was shot this summer in Switzerland, and Hannah Epperson‘s “Shadowless” which was released in 2014 and generously funded by Telus in collaboration with Public Records.

Want some trivia? Rykka and Hannah came in 1st and 2nd in the Peak Performance project 2013 with a combined cash win of over $175K. Money talks. These musicians are fantastic.

WHERE: Cineworks, 1131 Howe Street (back lane entrance)
WHEN: 7 PM

I will be in attendance!

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“Movies” to have its video premiere on MUCH

12109811_10153189644941045_2944239446765582667_oCANADA! Tune into MUCH Music October 6, 2015 to watch the TV premiere of  “Movies”  – the music video I directed and edited in Switzerland this summer – at 6:55pm ET // 3:55pm Pacific Time!” YAASS

 

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Making Music Videos in Switzerland with Swiss-Canadian Artist RYKKA

In June 2015 I flew to Switzerland to make two music videos for RYKKA for her new album, Beatitudes. This is “Movies.

Exclaim! premiered the video today!

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