This year, 82 videos were reportedly turned in this year, and the anonymous selection committee has been working hard to decide which ones will make the cut.
More than a decade into its celebratory chronicling of the local music scene, MVA is still evolving. One specific and ongoing goal is to make the competition as inclusive as possible.
The showcase of local musicians and videographers returns to the Diana Wortham Theatre on Wednesday, April 19. The awards show has grown from its modest beginnings at the now-defunct Cinebarre movie house into a red-carpet extravaganza downtown — a course of success that mirrors the ever-increasing relevance of music videos themselves in the online age.
An Asheville resident fields questions about his time in a cult, Asheville School of Film offers a Film Production Design Weekend Workshop and Asheville Grit sponsors a music video contest with a $2,500 prize.
As organizer Kelly Denson explained near the end of the evening’s program, Music Video Asheville began nine years ago and has grown steadily every year. This year’s award ceremony (held Wednesday, April 14) once again made clear the bounty of local talent that exists in and around Asheville. Twenty-five videos competed in several categories, and […]
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Diana Wortham Theatre hosts the red carpet affair on Wednesday, April 13.
Asheville Brewing hosts British Invasion Week films, UNCA offers two free screenings and submissions open for Music Video Asheville.
The pop-noir band brings a soulful voice and other sonic pleasantries to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall — where recent album Excavator was partially developed during a 2014 residency — on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8:45.
If there was an award for most prolific filmmaker at this year’s Music Video Asheville, Western North Carolina native Andrew Anderson would have been a shoe-in. Six of the 29 entries at this year’s show came from Andrews’ Double A Productions company.
A documentary on the Tarahumara tribe, registration for the 48 Hour Film Project, results of the 8th annual Music Video Asheville and more.
“On Wednesday, April 29, Diana Wortham Theatre will roll out the red carpet — literally — for local musicians and videographers. Those artists will pull up in stylish cars on loan from Harmony Motors and step out, dressed to the nines, to a swarm of waiting photographers (“paparazzi”) whose pictures soon end up as Facebook profile shots for many participants.”
The seventh annual Music Video Asheville was held last night at Diana Wortham Theatre. Featuring a red carpet, a networking event and about two hours-worth of locally and regionally created videos, the night paid tribute to the arts community. Among many memorable moments was presenter Ben Lovett calling teen singer-songwriter Indigo DeSousa from the stage […]
Music Video Asheville goes big Music Video Asheville is having a banner year. The local event, which marks its seventh year on Wednesday, April 16, received a record number of submissions and moved into a new venue. Produced for the third year in a row by Kelly Denson and Jason Guadagnino of Asheville’s Lush Life […]
Local indie-rock band Total War talks about making the video which won both best song and the audience choice award at this year’s Music Video Asheville. Video still by Brave Sir Media.
This year’s Music Video Asheville awards event took place this past Wednesday, showcasing more than 30 local videos in front of a capacity crowd. Photos by Halima Flynt.
In advance of the local event, which celebrates music and film making (red carpet style!), check out some of the finalist submissions from Paper Tiger, Jaime Lauren Webb, Total war and Free Radio.
In advance of the local event, which celebrates music and film making (red carpet style!), check out some of the finalist submissions from Agent 23 Skidoo, Hunter Bennett and Alpha Lee.
In advance of the local event, which celebrates music and film making (red carpet style!), check out some of the finalist submissions from Red Honey, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and Letters to Abigail.
In advance of the local event, which celebrates music and film making (red carpet style!), check out some of the finalist submissions from Pam Jones, Steep Canyon Rangers and Futur Primitif.
Check out the list of finalists whose videos will compete to win a $500 cash prize and studio time at Echo Mountain at the sixth Music Video Asheville awards on Wednesday, April 26. Xpress will give away a pair of tickets. Click through for contest details. Photo by Kristen M Greene at KMG*Photograph.