Introducing Quality Ranking on Genero

We’re very excited to announce that we’re launching Quality Ranking and Achievements badges on Genero!

Quality Rankings recognise creatives who consistently do quality work on Genero and rewards them with higher rankings and a range of benefits as they demonstrate creativity, talent and professionalism. Quality Ranking also ensures filmmakers with higher rankings standout to prospective clients looking to commission Genero directors to help them get more paid work. Continue Reading…


The Velvet Underground – ‘After Hours’

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce our newest project with one of the most important and influential groups of all time, The Velvet Underground!

Interested in creating the official music video for their track ‘After Hours’?

Written by Lou Reed, the song was released in 1969 and is one of the few songs featuring drummer Maureen Tucker on lead vocals. This version of ‘After Hours’ is the Val Valentin Mix, and will be featured in the upcoming 45th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Velvet Underground’.

Filmmaker Payment: $4,200
Submissions Close: December 1

We are beyond excited to announced that the official selection for Underworld’s ‘Dark & Long’ (Hall’s Edit) has just premiered on Vevo!

Official Selection:

A huge congrats to Michal Matousek, whose dark and quirky film was selected by the band. He receives $5,000!

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Underworld also had two additional favourite videos, so a special mention to these filmmakers: Pori (Japan) Melihkundakcioglu (Turkey)

Then as always, a massive thanks to everyone who submitted a video to this project, with a special congratulations to all our Finalists and Staff Picks:

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Wear It Pink – Results

With this year’s event just around the corner, the official selections have been made for the wear it pink campaign!

We had a great response to the project, which asked filmmakers to create video content around this year’s theme of ‘Look Good. Do Good.’

These four fantastic films will be used to promote the wear it pink event on October 24th, by appearing on televisions and screens across the UK. We would love to see the Genero community help share the videos and promote this wonderful cause! Head to for more information.

Congratulations to the selected filmmakers, who receive a collective $30,000!
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Anne Akiko Meyers – ‘Lullaby For Natalie’ Results

With some absolutely beautiful films submitted to our project for Anne Akiko Meyers, it was too difficult to select one winner, so we’re thrilled to announce that Anne has decided to select TWO official videos, and each filmmaker receives $5,000.
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Featured Video: Monsters In Disguise

Our Featured Video this week is a little bit extraterrestrial! It was shot for our project with Dead Can Dance by the talented people at Monsters In Disguise.

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Unscriptd – Results

We have some very exciting news in the form of six brilliant selected videos for our project with Unscriptd!

There were a huge number of outstanding short documentaries submitted, and we were blown away by the efforts of both the filmmakers and the sportspeople involved in sharing these incredible stories with us.


A massive congratulations to the following selected filmmakers, who will each receive $5,000!
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