LegendBLOG: Tell us a little about yourself. What’s your name, What
city are you from?
Colin Tilley: My name is Colin Tilley, I was born on June 27th 1988… I’m an international music video director born and raised in Berkeley California.
LegendBLOG: Our blog is based out of Michigan so, what are some things
about California life that people in other state might not know. As
far as music and what’s popular out there, and just life in general
Colin Tilley: Cali…Damn, anything can happen out here, it’s the land of hustle and dreams. It gets way too hot in LA…. What’s popular…. ?
LegendBLOG: How did you first get into directing music videos/photography?
Colin Tilley: Being from Berkeley I grew up around a lot of Artists, The Pack, The Cataracs, a Bunch of Oakland rappers, etc… I didn’t make music, so I found my niche on the creative side and just jumped in head first with a handy cam about 2 years ago…
LegendBLOG: What are some qualities that you feel separates well done
music videos from bad music videos?
Colin Tilley: emotion, authenticity, creativity…
LegendBLOG: Who are some artists you have done work with in the past?
Colin Tilley: Jessie James, Electrik Red, The Cataracs, Dev, The Pack, Tyga, Bobby Brackins.
LegendBLOG: What upcoming projects are you working on?
Colin Tilley: I am shooting a German Rock Band this weekend, and am in post for about 3 other projects that I directed… I also do a lot of editing for other Directors on the side, so I am editing an Usher Commercial for his new Album, The Dream “ Sweat it out”, and a Trailer for Ryan Leslie’s DOC…
LegendBLOG: Are there any artists out there you would like to work
with but haven’t got the chance?
Colin Tilley: I would love to work with a group like The White Lies.
LegendBLOG: Who are a few of your favorite artists out right now?
Colin Tilley: Honestly, my favorite artist changes weekly. I listen to real soft and cinematic music…BUT, If I had to pick a favorite it’d be my boys The Catarcs… They will be legends in a couple years..
LegendBLOG: How much do you charge for your work?
Colin Tilley: LOL…hit my email to find out. firstname.lastname@example.org
LegendBLOG: What are some things about the video business that most
people probably wouldn’t know?
Colin Tilley: People are fuckin’ merciless…
LegendBLOG: What advice would you give to people trying to get into
this line of work?
Colin Tilley: Just go out and start filming shit. All you need is guts.
LegendBLOG: Where can the people go to find out more about you and the
work that you do?
LegendBLOG: Thanks for takin’ the time out to do this interview, we
really appreciate it.
Colin Tilley: Stay Legendary….