70 min Documentary Film about Sam's 3 pivotal years with V&M Music. Sensitively edited from 11 hours of material. It is all about Sam, featuring Sam, narrated by Sam with spectacular performances and chat from Sam. It is an honest and unique capture of a happy young Sam on the edge of an awesome future bound for pop stardom … with Sam expressing his hopes, fears and dreams along the way.
The narrative is clear and compelling with…
★ a beginning when Sam was an inexperienced copycat singer.
★ a journey which sees Sam emerging as a conceptual artist and informed person ready for his inevitable destination of global stardom.
★ a reflection-review by Sam of those 3 pivotal years spent with indie label V&M Music where he experienced all his most important ’firsts’.
★ and the beginning of another period when major labels, previously unable to see Sam’s potential, recognised the now ready Sam.
Underpinning the narrative of ‘Sam Smith Diva Boy’ is the central theme of ‘discovery’ charting …
★ Sam discovering Sam and uncovering his personal skills and arts.
★ Sam experimenting with those discoveries while developing his skills and arts.
★ Sam learning about media attention, camera technique, live, studio, video performance and about the music business in general in which he wanted to be, and was determined to be, from a young child.
'Sam Smith Diva Boy' allows us to share Sam’s emotional excitement as he experiences all his ‘firsts’ including:- recording his first singles and album, first chart successes, first videos, first live performance, first photo shoots, first radio and PR activities. In his very first interview for TV titled ‘According To… Sam’, Sam sets the bar high reviewing and reflecting on his journey with V&M and expressing his newly informed views on life, love, music, school, sexuality, fame and more.
‘Sam Smith Diva Boy’ is ...
★ a tapestry of the young artist - an inspiring stand-alone film and a crucial part of the full life story of Sam Smith. This film will take Sam to an even bigger audience.
★ a rare and beautiful portrait of a young artist dedicated to a life in music and on the edge of an awesome future.
★ an intentional and extraordinary capture of Award-Winning Global Pop star Sam Smith … as never seen before.
★ a time-lined historical footprint and a cultural legacy of Sam Smith filmed and edited with integrity every step of the way.
Sam's own words throughout the journey testify that he recognises the significance of V&M's role - a role that provided him with the Canvas on which he could, and did, paint the Landscape of his future.
"I’ve gone on an incredible, incredible journey. I love 'Sam Smith Diva Boy’. I have grown up with it and I have grown as a person with it" Sam