My Dog wins best music video in HollywoodFebruary 24, 2016
Cedar Breaks Wins as best music video, “My Dog”, in Hollywood at the International Family Film Festival
This is the second consecutive win for the band in this Festival. Cedar Breaks had 2 films in competition “My Dog” and “Don’t Go”.
Cedar Breaks, a local Utah band took their award winning music, films and books to a new level winning 2 awards at the World Music and Independent Film Festival in Washington DC for two separate music videos “My Dog” and “Light” in August of this year. The videos have played around the country in a number of film festivals including the LDS Film Festival and the International Christian Film Festival in Orlando. Screened in many festivals this is the second win for “My Dog” winning for best Country Music Video in Washington DC at the World Independent Music and Film Festival. In Washington DC they also won for the music video, “Light” for best Gospel Song.
Cedar Breaks is dedicated to producing media built around Faith, Family, and Heritage and taking that strong message rooted in the diverse culture of Utah to the world. The band has been together for 4 years and have won numerous media awards. Cedar Breaks has teamed up with a diverse group of musicians, writers, dancers, and photographers to produce a fresh and uplifting message and sound.
The songs for both music videos are also featured in books; “My Dog” a children’s published by Guardian Angel Publishing and “Light” published by Empath Media LLC.
“Light” in the latest recording of “Light of the Land” a song written by Greg Ericksen, was used at the 2002 winter games in Salt Lake, became the designated song of the second rescue of the handcart pioneers of 1856, and sung at a number of Native American events over the years. The story of the song can be found in the pages of “Upon destiny’s Song”, an historical novel about the life of Ane Marie Madsen who traveled with the Willie Handcart Company.