Simon began his career in advertising, directing numerous international commercials and winning the industries prestigious D&AD award with his first film.

His ambition for the longer format led him to write, produce and direct two cinematic short films resulting in him being offered his first theatrical feature. Simon has gone on to direct a further six feature films working with talent such as Wesley Snipes, Heather Graham, Andy Serkis, James Purefoy, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Rea and Maggie Grace.

With his latest film ‘God The Father’ he collaborated with the legendary Director of Photography, Vilmos Zsigmond (Deer Hunter, Close Encounters, Deliverance) to create a visually unique format in telling the true life story of one time ‘Columbo’ crime family member Michael Franzese.

Simon is currently directing his first theatrical play and his next feature film project is a gritty thriller/drama titled ‘Steel Country’.


(On set with Vilmos Zsigmond)

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