Promonews - 23rd Mar 2018

Mont Jake has a very cool place. His cube-like apartment-cum-studio is where he relaxes, and also creates his own brand of funky jazz. And the lighting is fab too. It just happens to be outside, under a bridge.

Billy Boyd Cape's video for Come Closer has a very nice vibe and great charm - and also comes with a super-chilled, very bucolic epilogue.


"The idea for this was developed late last year during a number of coffees with the artist in East London. The song has huge energy and an epic quality, but what I found when I met Jakob was that he’s more of an introvert with a perfectionist attitude: He writes, sings, produces and plays most instruments on his tracks. My dilemma was how do I put all of these elements into one video.

"Academy really pulled out all the stops on this one - a huge collaborative effort. A night shoot, with an outdoor set and full DMX lighting… And we literally couldn’t have done it without this wild and wonderful 48-550mm anamorphic lens from the great guys at Panavision."

PRO Credits


DirectorBilly Boyd Cape
ProducerGemma Priggen
Production ManagerAntonia Vickers
1st ADJack Meredith
Director of PhotographyMolly Manning Walker
GafferJim Agnew
Art DirectorKatie Clarke
Make-upHolly Miller
EditorBilly Boyd Cape
ColouristVlad Barin
CommissionerCiara Hanley
LabelIsland Records

Promonews - 23rd Mar 2018

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