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  Y&R Team Detroit asked our Filmakas to send in their pitches for music videos featuring the 2009 Lincoln MKS set to one of eight songs & up & coming artists. After receiving 300 pitches from around the world, Y&R Team Detroit selected the clips below to greenlight.

Finalists were given $7,500 and two weeks to turn their ideas into completed videos. Five of those produced pitches were then selected as winners and aired as part of the
CBS broadcast of the Grammy© Awards.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WINNERS

 
Click on the thumbnails below to watch each video and find out more about the writers, directors, and musical artists.
 
"Cards,"
directed & written by
Andrea Giacomini
  "Night Life,"
directed & written
by Noah Harald
 
"Indescribable,"
directed & written
by Kurt Nishimura
  "Love (Cupid Style),"
directed & written
by Patricio Ginelsa
   
"Race to the Sky,"
directed by Varda Hardy
written by Dario ingrami & Flavio Stroppini

FINALISTS

     
  "City Nights," directed by Little Red Robot
and written by Seth Shukovsky

"The Race," directed by J T Mollner
and written by Dana Barnaby

"Together Again," directed by Cullen Paul Wright
and written by Michael Newman

"Valentine's Dance," directed by Kwame Amoaku
and written by Anne Maclver & Colin Costello

"Visitor's Gift," directed by Lasrever
and written by Karl E. Richter

"Zero to Hero," directed by Jon Hill
and written by Brenden Clark
 
 
 
 

INDESCRIBABLE

 
 
 

VIDEO INFO

 
    DIRECTOR & WRITER:
Kurt Nishimura

LINKS:
Video Pitch
Video Credits
  BAND: Olivia Broadfield
SONG:Indescribable

LINKS: Official Website

EXTRAS

 
   
Behind The Scenes
 
  
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MUSIC


GARY CALAMAR, Music Director
 
  Calamar is a two-time Grammy nominee for his work as music supervisor and soundtrack producer of HBO's Six Feet Under. He is currently working on some of the most acclaimed shows
on television: True Blood, Dexter, and House. Gary is also a DJ and music programmer at KCRW in Los Angeles where he has interviewed guests ranging from Elmer Bernstein and Thomas Newman to Wayne Coyne and Lucinda Williams.
 
  CLICK HERE to visit his website.
CHOSEN SONGS

Filmaka enlisted Gary Calamar to curate the selection of songs from up-and-coming artists. Click on the button below to hear each artist.
 
FUNKIN KOOBAD
& The Jazzual Suspects
   
GO, GO, GO
& PPP
   
INDESCRIABLE
& Olivia Broadfield
   
LOVE
& Greyboy
[feat. Nino Moschella]
   
 
 
THE RACE
& Heavenly States
   
SAY YES
& Afternoons
   
WE'RE GOOD
& Peasant
   
THE FUTURE IS WHERE WE BELONG
& Hotpipes