Finalists

Moby and his team have selected 6 finalists from which Moby will make his official selection. Watch them now.

Moby will announce his official selection in the coming weeks. Genero will then announce the wider finalist group and staff picks after the official announcement.


The Brief

This is an opportunity to work with one of the most prolific and innovative artists of our time, Moby. He is giving you the opportunity to make the official music video for Almost Home, from his latest album Innocents!

Almost Home is a beautiful track featuring vocals from Damien Jurado. The creative direction is completely open to your interpretation and it should inspire some amazing videos!

Deadline for submissions is 16 December 2013, 23:59 GMT time.


Awards & Judging

The winner will receive $6,000 and have their video used as the official music video for Almost Home.

Outstanding videos will also be nominated for the 2013 Genero Awards and in the running for $50,000 in awards.

The winner and finalists will be chosen by Moby and Genero.


Moby

Moby is one of the most innovative and individual forces in electronic and popular music today. He has sold over 20 million albums, headlined Glastonbury, and is back with arguably one of the best albums of his career, Innocents.

Moby’s 11th studio album to date proves an uncompromised, fully realized work from one of the most iconoclastic, innovative, individual forces in electronic music – or popular music, period. As such, Innocents proves distinctively a piece with Moby’s discography, while simultaneously pushing the artist born Richard Melville Hall towards new challenges. “I finished touring for my last record [2011’s Destroyed] about a year and a half ago, and pretty much immediately started working on this album,” Moby recalls. “I was listening to a lot of Broken English-era Marianne Faithfull and ‘80s Grace Jones, and really wanted to make a grungy, lo-fi, electronic dance record; over time, it transformed into a lo-fi, idiosyncratic, emotional, melodic record instead. I’m most interested in exploring vulnerability and humanity in music, and with Innocents I made a conscious effort to keep things imperfect and, at times, even awkward. My criteria was, how does what I’m creating resonate emotionally, and what sense of space does it create?” Read more.

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