Simon is a Director, working across Theatre and Film, based in London and working nationally. He trained in Theatre, Film and Television at the University of Bristol, including study at the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), USA.
In Theatre, Simon’s work covers a wide range, including musicals and plays. He has been involved with the development of numerous new musicals and plays and is also interested in reinvigorating established works for modern day audiences. One of Simon’s specialisms is work that gets new audiences into theatres and family productions. He has worked in the West End, regional theatres and for major youth theatre companies.
Simon has worked extensively as an Associate, Assistant and Resident Director, working alongside directors including Luke Sheppard, Racky Plews, Joe Douglas, Emma Callander and Phil Willmott.
In Film and Content Production, Simon works as a Producer/Director, having trained at leading creative agency BBH and award-winning content makers Somethin’ Else. Progressing on from this, he was taken on as an Assistant Producer at Somethin’ Else, before going Freelance, initially as Video Producer at The Times and then Film Producer/Director for a series of films for Penguin Random House’s Children’s Division and Website Producer on The BRIT Awards. He was also Locations Manager on ‘To Dover’, a short film, which was shortlisted for the Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival.