The video clip shot and produced by Marymark Media for 'Cumberland Gap' by the Hillbilly Goats scored a nomination for a 'Golden Guitar' for best film clip at the Tamworth County Music Awards. The clip is also being screened on CMC on the Foxtel pay television network. While it did not get the gong, it was exciting to be nominated for a music video award for the first time. The film clip for 'Cumberland Gap' was actually shot not far from the Marymark Media Studio.
The Cumberland Gap was a highly traveled mountain pass in the late 1700s by migrants heading to the American west and the Union and Confederate armies battled for a year to take control of the gap during the Civil War. it's the opening track of the Hillbilly Goat's 3rd studio album 'Down Foggy Mountain' and the band was keen to create to hope and tension experienced by migrants seeking a better life as they traveled the American 'wild west'. Some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes if located in the Glastonbury area and proved perfect for the 'Cumberland Gap' shoot.