Dallas VideoFest 29: Ernie Kovacs Award Presentation to Michael Nesmith

Dallas VideoFest 29: Ernie Kovacs Award Presentation to Michael Nesmith at

Video pioneer Michael Nesmith will accept the Ernie Kovacs Award from the Video Association of Dallas and Dallas VideoFest in recognition of his career accomplishments and his role as a pioneer in video. Nesmith is a former Dallas resident best known for his work with the hugely popular The Monkees band and TV show. His other contributions in film, television and music include serving as executive producer of cult films Rep Man, Tapeheads and Timerider. He developed Pop Clips in 1980, which was the inspiration for MTV and his video Cruisin' was Pop Clips first video. He won the first Grammy Award given for Video of the Year in 1981 for his hourlong Elephant Parts.

The presentation will be followed by a screening of Nesmith's cult film Tapeheads.

Presentation tickets are $25 to $35. Tickets to the screening are $10.

Photo by Henry Diltz
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