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Born in Bury St. Edmunds, Simon is an award-winning filmmaker who won the Special Mention Award from the Emergent Art Space in San Francisco, his background has been in photography and filmmaking completing both a BA (Hons) Photography from Camberwell College of Art (UAL) 2012 and an MA in Moving Image & Sound from Norwich University of the Arts in 2018. His works have been screened at film festivals such as the BFI London Film Festival and the Lisbon International Film festival with his shorts being distributed worldwide by the French production company Gonella Films. His work on music videos have been featured on DIY May/Gig Wise/LouderThanWar and shortlisted for Best Music Video at CineFest 2020 Bucharest & Leeds International Film festival respectively.


CV

Awards:

Babylon ARTS Commission - Ely 2021

Arts Project Fund - Norfolk County Council 2020

Special Mention Award - Emergent Art Space 2020


Artist in Residence:
Belgrade Air - Serbia 2019

Film Festival Screenings:

Leeds International Film Festival - UK 2020
Northampton Film Festival - UK 2020
Bucharest ShortCut CineFest - Romania 2020
Folk East Festival Kinodrome - UK 2019
International Short Film Festival Detmold - Germany 2019
Hong Kong Film Festival - Hong Kong 2018
Lisbon International Film Festival - Portugal 2017
Cambridge Film Festival - UK 2016
Berlin British Shorts Film Festival - Germany 2014
London Short Film Festival - UK 2014
57th BFI London Film Festival - UK 2013
Liverpool Festival of Psychedelia - UK 2013
Strawberry Shorts Film festival - UK 2013


Distribution:
Gonella Productions - France 2020

Film Festival Submission Viewer:
Norwich Film Festival 2020 & 2021
Bury St. Edmunds Fringe Festival UK 2018 & 2019


Selected Exhibitions:

The Assembly House Summer Open - UK 2021

Somewhere Unexpected, Timothy Gurney Gallery - UK 2021

No Frost at Night, Babylon ARTS Centre - UK 2021
The Ty Pawb Open - Wales 2020
Calling Across The Distance, Emergent Art Space - USA 2020
Space Place Gallery - Siberia 2019
Abbeygate Cinema - UK 2016
Van Kahn Gallery - London 2013
AOP Gallery: A Celebration of Kodachrome - London 2011
NewGallery: Unknown Artist's - London 2011
Above Second Gallery - Boooooom! Small Victories - Hong Kong 2010
Little Mountain Gallery - Boooooom! Small Victories - Vancouver 2010
Dinamo Festival - Argentina 2009
SmithsRow Gallery: Suffolk Showcase - UK 2008/09


Editorial Commissions
Wrong Season - Switzerland 2013
Riot Issue - 0_100 Zine - Italy 2012
Volume 3 - Holy Ghost Zine - London 2011
Dazed & Confused Magazine - Bo Ningen - London 2011
Frankie Magazine - The Photo Album - Australia 2009
What's Your Function in Life? - Waterfall Magazine - Taiwan 2009


Selected Online Features:
DIY Mag/So Young Magazine/Genius/Boooooom!
HUH Magazine/The Ransom Note/Photojojo/Mossless Magazine
/gooood.hk/I Love Fake Magazine/Fourteen-Nineteen/Bevel & Boss/
BOMB Magazine/See Like Me


Other:

Co-Founder EAVA Zine 2020
Creative Director & Curator Norwich Psych Fest 2021
Co-founder PUS-EYE photography blog 2008