Jamie Thraves (US UK) Bio
Jamie Thraves has had a film career spanning two decades. He carved a name for himself making narrative driven, award-winning music videos for the likes of Radiohead and Coldplay. In recent years, Thraves’ ear for future stars has seen him working with breakthrough artists Tom Odell, Twin Atlantic, Jake Bugg and the four time Grammy award winner Sam Smith.
He has also made a number of award winning short films and features. I Just Want To Kiss You (1997), starring Martin Freeman, won the Fox Searchlight Award for Best Short Film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. His first feature, The Low Down (2000), starring Aidan Gillen (The Wire/Game Of Thrones), was named among the “neglected masterpieces” of film history by The Observer in its rundown of 50 Lost Movie Classics. His third feature, Treacle Jr. (2010), also with Gillen, won the Hitchcock D’Or Grand Jury Prize at the 21st Dinard British Film Festival.
Jamie was presented with the Icon Award at the 2012 UK MVAs, acknowledging his significant contribution to the genre.