Biography

Billy Boyd Cape

Billy has been passionately shooting since his teenage years. Photographing and filming musicians of all sorts from FKA Twigs, Pussy Riot to Pendulum.

Still a teenager starting at Bournemouth Film School, he spent most of his time back in London collaborating with classmates and directing music videos. He quickly took off, garnering millions of views by making several commercially successful videos for artists such as Jakwob and Mr. Hudson.

During this time Billy also Produced a feature-doc Beyond Clueless which had its world premiered at South by South West, followed by a UK theatrical run, then finally landing on Netflix. His personal project A Wander Through Hong Kong got him his first Vimeo staff pick and his short film 'More Hate Than Fear' has been nominated for awards at Camerimage and the Royal Television Society.

In 2018 Billy has directed 'Reach', an award winning short for the Channel 4 Random Acts series, and 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' for Pride in London.  Pride won a D&AD Yellow Pencil, was named by Campaign Magazine as Pick of the Month and has won Billy New Director awards from Berlin to Kinsale.  Campaign also named Billy as one of the Top 10 Directors of 2018 in its end of year issue, with Pride sitting on the list of top commercials.  

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