Civil Wars “20 Years” Video Contest

The Brief

The Civil Wars want you to make the music video for 20 Years! The first song off their first full length album Barton Hollow, it’s about a family secret. Be creative in your interpretation.

Deadline for entries is 15 November 2012, 23:59 GMT time.


Awards & Judging

The winner will receive $5,000 and have their video used as the music video for20 Years.

Outstanding videos will also be nominated for the 2012 Genero Awards and in the running for $25,000 in prizes.

The winner and finalists will be chosen by The Civil Wars and Genero.


The Civil Wars

In some ways, music doesn’t get much more modest or minimalist than it is in the hands of The Civil Wars, a duo comprised of California-to-Nashville transplant Joy Williams and her Alabaman partner, John Paul White. They travel without a backup band, and on their first full-length album, Barton Hollow, the bare-bones live arrangements that fans hear on the road are fleshed out with just the barest of acoustic accoutrements. Each song is an intimate conversation, and no third wheels or dinner-party chatter are going to interrupt that gorgeous, haunting hush.


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One comment on “Civil Wars “20 Years” Video Contest
  1. says:

    This is a great way for the band to connect with the fans, also a good marketing tactic.

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