Jimmy Brown - 15th Jan 2014

Sam Smith - hailed the BBC Sound of 2014 - walks the Vegas Strip in Jamie Thraves' video for his single Money On My Mind. 

Jamie oscillates between Sam's performance and scenes of Vegas debauchery and ridiculousness, echoing the song's lyric perfectly.


“I had a meeting with Sam.  He said he either wanted to shoot the video in Vegas or in the City banking areas of London. So I flipped an imaginary coin in my mind and said to myself - heads Vegas, tails Vegas”.

"Sam discovered he had won the Brits Critics Choice Award on the morning of the shoot which made for a happy day’s filming…in Vegas".

Watch 'Sam Smith 'Money On My Mind' by Jamie Thraves' here


DirectorJamie Thraves
Production CompanyHSI London
Production CompanyWays & Means
ProducerW Taylor Vandegrift
Production ManagerChristina Kitcat
1st ADKenneth Taylor
Director of PhotographyRoss McLennan
1st ACJoe Maples
2nd ACAustin Ahlborg
GafferPhil Hurst
Art DirectorAlexis Johnson
Make-upAshley Cordova
StylistDamian Collins
Stylist (cast)Sarah Kinsumba
EditorJamie Thraves
ColouristSimone Grattarola
Grading companyRushes
Executive ProducerBeth Montague
Executive ProducerJett Steiger
LabelCapitol Records
CommissionerJohn Moule

Jimmy Brown - 15th Jan 2014

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