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Video Roundup: 1 Million Views, Eurovision, Mardi Gras…

Genero filmmakers are a talented crew, and we couldn’t pass up an opportunity to share some of their best work. Here’s a round up of some of our filmmaker’s latest highlights:

Guy Sebastian – Tonight Again

Matt Sharp has been a busy man! He recently collaborated with Australian artist Guy Sebastian over just a few days, shooting the music video for ‘Tonight Again‘ the track Guy will be performing at this year’s Eurovision song contest.

Airbnb – Sydney Mardi Gras

Blunt Gorilla were recently commissioned to shoot a video at Mardi Gras in Sydney, and perfectly captured a special weekend for two lucky Airbnb travellers.

Passion Pit – I’ll Be Alright

While this video has been doing the rounds for a while (including winning Genero Video of The Year back in 2013) we wanted to give a big shout out to Director Greg Barth, because it passed 1,000,000 views on YouTube!

Mallory Knox – Getaway

Congrats to Strange Days, who sold his video in the Video Store! Take a look at the new edit for Mallory Knox below.

Jack Garratt – Chemical

And finally, you must watch this weird and wonderful music video for Jack Garratt, directed by Platinum filmmaker Tom Clarkson.

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Genero Presents: Shine A Light On

We’re very excited to mark the launch of a new program called ‘Genero Presents‘. Under the Genero Presents banner we’ll be bringing you fantastic opportunities to work on original content, as well as a range of clients that we will curate across music, film, fashion, film etc. It’s our pleasure to kick things off with a very special brief: ‘Shine A Light On…Continue Reading…

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HP selects ‘Bend The Rules’ Filmmakers

HP Australia are pleased to announce they’ve chosen the 5 directors whose ‘Bend The Rules‘ films they’ll be funding.

A big congratulations to Joel Kohn, Mitch Kennedy, Toby Morris, Edward John Drake and Jen Farrow, who will now start working on their films.

The completed short films will be live from April 9th for everyone to watch and vote on. We can’t wait to see what they come up with!

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The Weeks – ‘Mercury’ Official Selection

After asking you to create music videos for their track ‘Mercury’ the guys from The Weeks took time out of a busy tour schedule to make their official selection.  Continue Reading…

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Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand is looking for videos that tell inspirational stories to encourage youthful travellers to visit New Zealand!

Films need to be between 30 seconds and 2.5 minutes in length, and should focus on 5 diverse experiences travellers can have in one day.

There is $20,000 in production grants available to filmmakers, with Tourism NZ selecting their favourite video which will receive $10,000 and four runners up which will receive $5,000.

Filmmaker Payments: $50,000
Submissions Due: April 20
Full Briefhttp://genero.tv/tourism-nz/

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Top 5 New Music Videos This Week

It’s been a busy day in the office and across the Internet debating the colour of a dress, so we decided to take a break and bring another round of our favourite music videos from the week! These are all well worth a watch, and don’t forget to check out our open briefs to get started on your next project! Continue Reading…