New Music Shorts
About our partners
Record companies Because and Island have each provided tracks from their most promising new artists to act as inspiration. Production Partner Colonel Blimp will be working alongside our winners to help them produce their new music shorts.
Colonel Blimp was launched in 2003 and is managed by John Hassay, an award winning music video commissioner who has worked with artists such as Fatboy Slim, The Streets, Eric Pydez, Basement Jaxx, Bloc Party and Maximo Park to name but a few.
Because Music is an independent record label with office in London and Paris. In addition to representing Metronomy worldwide, the label also represents The Ed Banger Records catalogue including Justice, Uffie, Mr Oizo, Dj Mehdi plus Kap Bambino, Amadou and Mariam, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Fredo Viola and Manu Chao.
From Island's early Jamaican roots in ska and rock-steady, the label now represents international superstars including U2 Tom Waits, Melissa Etheridge, PJ Harvey, Pulp, DJ Shadow, Portishead, Sugababes, Paul Weller and Amy Winehouse.