Sunscreen comp winner

Brisbane based production company A Vision Films are thrilled to be the winners of the 2006 SunScreen Music Video Competition.

Dan Stevenson (Director), Mathew Harrington (Producer) and David Rusanow (Production Design/ Post Production) have been working together to produce clips for independent bands for a number of years, pouring in hours of hard work for the love of it with very little exposure or financial gain to speak of.

To their delight their clip for Intercooler’s track Carving Others was chosen as the outright winner by festival punters at the Festival of the Sun in Port Macquarie over the weekend, where all 16 clips that made the finals were screened on the main stage in between sets.

Present at the festival Mathew Harrington made comment of the SunScreen competition: “For us it’s a great showcase of what other independent filmmakers are doing; it’s a great forum and is very exciting to be a part of”.

A Vision Films now have $10, 000 worth of services and products to make their next music, which they already have plans for. “We plan to throw it back into making the next Intercooler clip”, explained Harrington enthusiastically.

Taking out second place this year is Jason Brown’s clip for The Fumes track Automobile for which they will receive a $2000 editing package from Red Rug. In third place is Denson Baker’s clip for Amanda Baker’s track Addictions, receiving a one year subscription to Usync.

The following three clips will join Carving Others, Automobile and Addictions on the SBA Network in a special SunScreen package for their national network:

Yunyu – Lenore’s Song
Violent Soho – Bombs Over Broadway
Glasshouse – Dissapointment

In addition SBA have just announced the creation of a specific SunScreen channel throughout their network, providing the opportunity for national exposure for many more of the clips that are entered into the competition each year.

SunScreen is a national competition to uncover Australia’s most talented music clip makers. Now in its second year SunScreen was created to give Australian independent artists and music video makers the chance to showcase their videos to Australian audiences, minus the competition of massive budgets and major label promotion teams. The quality of entries received in the first 2 years of the event have shed some light on the incredible talents of our independent music video makers, and in 2007 the competition will make a much welcomed return for a third year.

Chris Duell - Founder / Developer at LoudNLocal, currently working at VentureCraft