Application to participate as filmmakers or musicians for the 2017 Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator is now closed. Thank you! Look for these new videos at the upoming Nickel film festival from June 17-24.

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Create a music video with a local group or musician with support from Nickel Film Festival and MusicNL.

The Nickel & MusicNL Music Video Incubator is an exciting new project to help local artists create high quality music videos. Evolving from the 48 HR Challenge, this incubator seeks three music and film teams this year to work with the guidance of a mentor on a music video. All applications are due by May 19, 2017 at 5 pm.

After submitting a sample of your work, a jury selects the participants by May 26. Teams have two weeks to work on a concept and shoot the video, completed by June 11.

Participating filmmakers will have access to equipment for one day, as well as support from a professional mentor. The finished videos launch June 18 and will be screened in the Festival.

Submit a video link of their work via email to by 5 pm on May 19 with the subject line Music Video Incubator 2017.

Upload a bio and a streaming audio link by 5 pm on May 17 to