An authentic cultural footprint of Sam Smith which charts three career-defining pivotal years of his journey to pop stardom - 2007-2010. Sam was signed to, cared for and developed by, Flipbook Music. His journey was filmed and recorded every step of the way, capturing every element of a happy and positive young Sam on the way to achieving everything he dreamed of and aspired to. We watch Sam express his hopes, fears and dreams and as he experiences and performs so many 'firsts'. Those ‘firsts’ include Sam recording his debut album and his first live performance of that album, his first chart successes, his first video, first radio and press interviews and first one-to-one interview ... ‘According to...’ Sam. Exclusive, previously unseen footage of Sam Smith, a global pop star in training to become a global pop star.