2017

June - September ~ Simon starts prep on AMERICAN CRIME STORY : VERSACE for Ryan Murphy in LA @ Fox Studios that shoots until the end of September.

May ~ Watch the trailer for up and coming gothic thriller THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM due out in September.

February ~ Exciting news THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS has been nominated for two Empire Awards! Best British Film and Best Newcomer for Sennia Nanua!! Congrats all!!

January - May ~ Simon sets off to Winnipeg to prep and photograph the thriller BREAK MY HEART 1000 TIMES for Gold Circle films directed by Scott Speer. 

January ~ THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS has been nominated for Outstanding Debut at the 2017 BAFTA's! Congrats to Writer Mike Carey and Producer Camille Gatin!

January ~ Grade for TV Pilot Krypton for Warners / SyFi.

January ~ The US Trailer for THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS is released. The UK Trailer is still out. Also here is a Trailer Reactions Mashup which is pretty cool.


2016

December ~ Congrats to Camille Gatin! THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS wins best Breakthrough Producer at the Bifa awards!

November ~ THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS has been nominated for 4 BIFA awards - Sennia Nanua - Most Promising Newcomer, Gemma Arterton - Best Supporting Actress, Seb Barker - Outstanding Achievement in Craft and Camille Gatin - Breakthrough Producer! Congrats to all! 

September ~ THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS goes on general release at Cinemas in the UK.

September ~ Very positive reviews for THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS - Empire Magazine (5 Stars) / Time Out (5 Stars) / The Guardian / The Telegraph / The Times / Mark Kermode - Movie Of The Week / Hey You Guys / The List / SciFi Now / Radio Times / CNet / Screen Daily / City Am / Starburst / Indie Wire Review / Metro / Sight & Sound / Entertainment Focus / We Make Movies / IGNThe Upcoming / Flick Filosopher / Screencrush / High Def Digest, MovieScramble & Live For Film.

September ~ First clip from THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM and positive reviews from The Guardian, Evening StandardScreen Anarchy & Collider.

September ~ Both THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS and THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM are screening at this years Toronto Film Festival! 

August ~ THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS gets a 5 star review in the new Empire magazine! Yay!

Sept & Oct ~ Simon will photograph the pilot for DC/SyFi/Warners 'KRYPTON' created and written by David S Goyer and directed by Colm McCarthy

August ~ Screen Daily & Indie Wire reviews for THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

August ~ THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS will open the Locarno Film Festival

May ~ Simon is proud to announce that he's joining US agency UNITED TALENT AGENCY with agents Pete Franciosa, Robert Arakelian and Ryan Tracey. He's still Rep'd in the UK by Chris Smith @ Independent.

July ~ Toronto Film Festival announce they will be premiering 'THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM'.

July ~ Grade for THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

June ~ The trailer for The Girl With All The Gifts is out now! 

May ~ Clips for KILL COMMAND are now available to watch.

May ~ Reviews for KILL COMMAND out at cinemas May 13th - La la Film / TheUpcoming / FlickReel / Guardian / Hollywood News / Film & Tv Now / Brit Flicks / Movie Marker / Live For FIlm / Radio Times / Hey You Guys / Movie Sleuth

March ~ Trailer for KILL COMMAND is out. Watch it here

February to April ~ Simon joins the production of BLACK SAILS now in it's 4th Series under the Sullivan Unit.

February ~ Simon photographed a 'Planet Of The Humans' spot for the Discovery Channel with director Steve Gomez.


 

2015

December 11th ~ American Hero goes on release in the US. 

November ~ Simon is nominated for a Royal Television Society Award for best Photography on Peaky Blinders Series 2.

August to November 2015 ~ Simon photographed the period feature film thriller THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM written by Jane Goldman (X-Men, Kingsman, Kick Ass) based on the Peter Ackroyd novel, produced by Stephen Woolley, directed by Juan Carlos Medina and starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth and Eddie Marsan.

July ~ Grade for ITV's JEKYLL & HYDE at The Farm with colorist Aiden Farrell.

April to June ~ Simon photographed the feature film THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS directed by Colm McCarthy and starring Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close & Paddy Considine adapted by Mike Carey based on his popular novel.

April ~ PEAKY BLINDERS has been nominated for Best Drama Series at the 2015 BAFTA's. Click HERE for full list of nominations.

March ~ Simon is nominated for best Lighting Bafta for Peaky Blinders Series 2! It was also nominated for Best Production Design and Best Make up and Hair Design.

January to March ~ Simon photographed Block 1 of ITV Studios young adventure bound take on 'Jekyll & Hyde' in Sri Lanka and London directed by Colin Teague.


 

2014

November ~ Peaky Blinders series 2 airs on BBC 2

October ~ Peaky Blinders 4 star review in the Telegraph.

September ~ Grade for Peaky Blinders.

August ~ Photographed a Beeline commercial in Moscow for Ball Park and director Chris Hooper.

July to August ~ Photographed the feature film 'American Hero' for director Nick Love in New Orleans starring Stephen Dorff and Eddie Griffin.

January to June ~ Photographed the new season of Peaky Blinders for Tiger Aspect & director Colm McCarthy starring Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Noah Taylor & Helen McCrory.

January ~ Photographed a Mr.Greens commercial in Romania for Smoke & Mirrors for Director duo The Who


 

2013

December ~ Ripper Street - A Stronger Loving World (Series 2, Ep6) screens. To watch it CLICK HERE

December ~ Ripper Street - Threads of Slik and Gold (Series 2, Ep5) screens. To watch it CLICK HERE

September ~ Photographed a Tetley Tea Commercial for Fresh Films and Director Col Spector.

August ~ Photographed VFX wirework unit for the last series of Misfits for director Wayne Yip.

June & July ~ Photographed the next block of Ripper Street directed by Kieron Hawkes for Tiger Aspect.

May ~ Photographed a Pepsi commercial for ASAP Films.

April & May ~ Photographed Kill Command, a soldiers vs robots anamorphic Sci-Fi feature film for Vertigo films directed by Emmy Winning Steve Gomez @ Bandito.

March ~ Won the "Best Cinematography" award at the Fargo Film Festival for Dimensions.

March ~ Gets a kind mention in a recent FILM REVIEW for The Sweeney's US theatrical release.

March ~ Dr.Who's forthcoming episode 'The Bells Of St.John' which I photographed will be broadcast on March 31st.

February ~ Photographed a Unitech Commercial for ASAP Films in Dubai.

January ~ The Sweeney international trailer is out with a US cinema release (and iTunes) on March 1st!

January ~ Photographed a Unitech commercial for Sonny London / Hello Robot in New Delhi with director Ryan Hope.


 

2012

November ~ Read a recent interview with myself on the design & shooting of The Sweeney

November ~ The Sweeney is nominated for 'Best Acheivement in Production' at the 2012 British Independent Awards.

October ~ Dimensions wins it's FIFTH Best Film award!

October ~ Read the rave review of Pusher in the NY Times!

October ~ Dimensions wins Best Film and Best Script at the XIII Semana Internacional De Cine Fantastico De La Costa del Sol in Spain

October ~ The Sweeney will open the 2012 Brisbane International Film Festival

October ~ Another Pusher review!

September ~ The Sweeney goes straight in at No.1 at the UK Box Office!!

September ~ Both Pusher and The Sweeney are in Time Out London's top ten British film's of Autumn 2012!

September ~ Photographed the first episode of the next series of Dr.Who.

August ~ Hear Johnny Marr's take on the Sweeney theme.

August ~ Here's a Mail on Sunday article on The Sweeney.

August ~ The Orange Goldspot commercial is 'Ad of the day' on The Drum.

August ~ Here's another 5 Star Review for The Sweeney!

July ~ Photographed an Orange 'Gold Spot' commercial which ties in with The Sweeney, directed by Guy Shelmerdine for Smuggler / Fallon Agency....

July ~ Pusher screens next at the Toronto International Film Festival!

July ~ The Sweeney gets a 5 page spread in the just released September issue of Empire Magazine. Words by Mark Dinning.

July ~ Dimensions will screen twice as part of the Prescott Film Festival in Arizona.

July ~ Dimensions wins Best Film and Best Director at the Long Island International Film Expo! That's it's third Best Film award since it hit festivals in February.

July ~ It's been announced that The Sweeney will open the Locarno Film Festival on August 1st.

July ~ Pusher screens at the Munich Film Festival.

June ~ Read the 5 star Screen Daily review of The Sweeney.

June ~ Pusher has made it into the Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

June ~ Pusher reviews - 5 Word ReviewVarietyEat Sleep FilmMovieMuserSilver Screen Slags & EIFF.

June ~ Pusher will have it's World Premiere at the 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival and is also nominated for the Michael Powell Award.

May ~ Photographed an Orange commercial to tie in with The Sweeney with Smuggler for the Fallon Agency. It screens at Cinemas in August.

May ~ Dimensions has been chosen to screen at this years Long Island International Film Expo.

May ~ At Cannes The Sweeney continues to sell all over the world.

April ~ Read the interview with director Luis Prieto on Pusher.

April ~ Dimensions wins Best Film 2012 at the London Independent Film Festival!

April ~ Shot a Captain Morgans spot to tie in with Euro 2012 for Agile Films.

February ~ Shot a Haribo's spot for Quiet Storm.

February ~ On the Bafta Scotland jury panel.

February ~ Dimensions wins the Gort Award for Best Film at the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival.

February ~ Pusher the London take on Nicolas Winding Refn's cult classic has been picked up by Harvey Weinstein's company Radius TWC for US distribution.

January ~ Completed photography on The Sweeney for Vertigo Films starring Ray Winstone, Ben Drew, Hayley Atwell and Damian Lewis. It's due out in cinemas in September.