The money available for music videos is at an all time high but the creative effort going into those videos is inversely proportional to the money that is available. Help may be on the way. The 2004 Indie Music Video Festival will take place in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, and other North American cities next month. This year – its third – the Festival will include 40 music videos from an international line up of independent music artists. Along with all that music will be a screening of Chad Freidrichs' documentary film "Jandek On Corwood". The film is about the reclusive but prolific artist known only as Jandek. The artist has released 34 albums in 25 years.
Of course no music video festival would be complete without musicians to present the videos. In the line up as participants in this year's Indie Music Video Festival are: