“Night & Day” Music Video Contest


Prior to the release of Jon Allen’s new album, Deep River, OK!Good Records launched the “Night & Day” Music Video Contest, giving aspiring filmmakers a chance to create the official music video for Jon Allen’s single, “Night & Day.” Judged by Jon Allen and the staff of OK!Good Records the Top 3 video entries earned their directors prizes, along with being featured on our YouTube Channel.

We would like to thank all of our contributing directors for the enthusiasm and support they brought to the project. We were very impressed by the creativity and the different artistic interpretations of Jon’s song from all our entries. It was a very close race for our Top 3 Videos and we are proud to announce our winners:

Congratulations to our winners! Check out the winning videos below and Click Here to view all our entires:

1. Directed by Sean Wang
Sean is a nineteen-year-old film student from Fremont, CA. He recently transferred from De Anza College and will be starting school at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in the fall. In addition to making videos in his free time Sean is also a wedding filmmaker. Check out more of Sean’s work on his YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/cameraderiesean.

2. Directed by Maura Hallisey & Patrick Myers
Maura Hallisey and Patrick Myers are both Graduates of Connecticut College ’13 who continue to collaborate on film projects outside of school. Maura, who lives in Connecticut and Patrick, who lives in New York City, both work as freelance filmmakers.

3. Directed by Jennifer Heinen
Jennifer was born in Switzerland and wanted to become a lawyer. Or a rock star. Jennifer now calls Los Angeles her home and she wants to make movies. Having learned a lot while working on the set of other people’s short and feature films, she is now creating her own projects. Check out more of Jennifer’s work at : www.jenniferheinen.com

Congratulations to our winners and huge thanks to all of our directors for your support! Click Here to check out the winning videos.

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The Project
In anticipation of the US release of Jon Allen’s latest album, Deep River OK!Good Records is proud to announce the “Night & Day” Music Video Contest. With this contest, OK!Good wants to give aspiring filmmakers a chance to create an official music video for an internationally renowned recording artist and the chance for worldwide exposure of their work.

The Artist
Jon Allen, is an acclaimed singer-songwriter from England who is set to release his highly anticipated new album, Deep River on July 8th, 2014 via OK!Good Records in the US and Canada. Since breaking out in the music scene in 2008, Jon Allen has gained a loyal and ever-growing fan base through his talent as a vocalist, guitarist, and song-writer. His songs have provided the perfect soundtrack for primetime TV shows such as Homeland and Bones, along with Hollywood blockbusters The Oranges and Safe Haven.

Awards & Judging
The videos will be judged by Jon Allen and the staff of OK!Good Records. The top entries will be featured on the OK!Good Records official YouTube channel, social network channels, and cable music video outlets. The top three lucky winners will receive the following prizes:

  • First Place: The winning video will have a chance to be featured as the official music video for Jon Allen’s “Night & Day,” as well as earning the director a $1,500 cash prize.
  • Second Place: The runner up will receive a Canon EOS Rebel T3 DSLR camera.
  • Third Place: a $250 Amazon Gift Card.

The top ten finishers will receive a personally autographed copy of Jon Allen’s Deep River.

To participate, download the free single of Jon Allen’s “Night & Day” via SoundCloud. Then create your own unique visual interpretation of the song in a music video and upload it to YouTube using the tag JONALLENCONTEST. Contestants can submit their videos using the submission form below. Entries will be judged by originality, artistic interpretation, and filmmaking skills. We are looking for the best video that perfectly captures the essence of “Night & Day.” All entries must be submitted by July 21, 2014. Winners will be announced on July 25, 2014 through OkGoodRecords.com and contacted through e-mail.


CONTEST RULES (a) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. (b) Contest is void where prohibited by law, and is governed by the law of New York, USA. (c) Employees of OK!Good Records (including directors, officers) and their immediate families or affiliates are not eligible. (d) Contest sponsored by OK!Good (“Sponsor”), P.O. Box 186, Teaneck, NJ 07666. (e) Contest ends July 21st, 2014. A winner will be announced by July 25th, 2014, on http://www.okgoodrecords.com. (f) Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 EST, July 21st, 2014. (g) Entries must be submitted to YouTube.com with the tag JONALLENCONTEST. (h) Total value of prices approximately US$2,500. (i) Odds of winning dependent on final number of entrants. (j) Final winners chosen by OK!Good, whose decision is final and binding. First Place video will have a chance to be the official music video for “Night & Day” upon artist’s final approval. (k) A winner will be notified by e-mail. (l) By entering into this contest, you (or your parent or legal guardian if you are a minor) agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless OK!Good from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, taxes, expenses or damages of any kind, either at law or in equity, whether known or unknown, arising out of or in connection with this contest, including the possession, use or inability to use any prize. (m) Price winning entries will become the exclusive property of Sponsor and Sponsor will have the right to use the entries for the world and in perpetuity for any purpose whatsoever without any further compensation. The copyright in the winning entries will be registered in Sponsor’s name. (n) The winner (or the winner’s parent or legal guardian if the winner is a minor) consents to the use of his/her name, likeness, photograph in any and all media for promotional purposes in any manner by Sponsor, its designees and its advertising and promotion agencies without further compensation or notification, except where prohibited by law. (o) The winner is solely responsible for any taxes applicable to the prize. (p) OK!Good shall not be liable for (i) lost, misdirected, damaged, illegible, incomplete, or late entries, (ii) any conditions beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the contest to be disrupted, or (iii) any losses or damages of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from acceptance or use of a prize awarded in this contest or for participation in this contest.

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