Simon has been shooting diverse movies and high end TV drama around the world for 14 years. He prides himself on being versatile and passionate to create visuals that are story driven and emotionally motivated.
Raised in Devon he was keen photographer from a young age. After dabbling in Fine Arts he graduated with a first degree Hons in Film & TV at Napier Film School in Scotland in 1997 before winning a Scottish Bafta for his photography on the short film ‘Sex & Death’. He quickly moved into various pop promos and commercials before shooting his first feature film ‘The Last Great Wilderness' for acclaimed director David Mackenzie in 2002. He spent 10 years soaking up as much experiences as possible shooting a number of diverse movie projects including 'Pusher’ before shooting ‘The Sweeney’ in 2012 which reached number 1 at the UK box office.
His recent Bafta and RTS nominated work includes series 2 of the acclaimed BBC2 Drama 'Peaky Blinders', US movie 'American Hero’, ITV Studios 1930’s adventure bound take on ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ and feature films ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’ starring Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton and Paddy Considine and 'The Limehouse Golem’ written by Jane Goldmen (X-Men, Kingsman, Kick Ass etc) starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan and Douglas Booth. He's just wrapped on Sullivan unit for series 4 of the hugely successful Emmy winning TV show 'Black Sails' in Cape Town for Starz.