Simon is an accredited DP, Cameraman and Steadicam Operator, and has been working in the Film and Television Industry for the last 26 years.
He started out in the film industry as a boom operator with some of his past boom operating credits including: Casino Royale in the UK, Behind Enemy Lines in Slovakia, Flight of the Phoenix in Namibia, Nil By Mouth in the UK and Around the World in 80 Days in Thailand and Berlin.
Simon worked his way up through the ranks and has now worked on over thirty feature films and in 2012 completed his first major feature length film for 20th Century Fox, directing, producing and shooting Making it Hard to Die – a 90min feature film that ran alongside the feature Die Hard 5 – A Good Day to Die Hard Released in 2013.
In 2015 he directed & produced 2 pilot shows for the AMC Channel called Montana Blue Gold and 2nd unit DP on the feature films What Lola Wants & Hockney. He was also the DP for the DC Unit on the feature film I.T. with Peirce Brosnan directed by John Moore.
In 2016 Simon worked in the UK for Warner Brothers at Leavesden Studios on the much anticipated Patty Jenkins DC movie Wonder Woman and the Zack Snyder’s/Joss Whedon ‘Justice League’. He was on both movies for a total of 11 months and was on set everyday of principle photography shooting all the behind the scene footage and continuing on to shoot all the additional talent led specials and featurettes both in the UK & LA.
In 2017 Simon was asked by Jon Berg of Warner Bros/DC to light and shoot part the last scene for Justice League with Jesse Eisenberg, which was directed by Joss Whedon.
Additional work includes commercials for Johnnie Walker in conjunction with the movie Blade Runner 2049 and the Ford motor company, filming on Hobbs & Shaw (part of the Fast & Furious franchise) Bombshell 2019 directed by Jay Roach & Dune 2020, directed by Denise Villeneuve.
His YouTube channel has reached over 550,000 hits in the last year alone.
Simon is based and works between Los Angeles and the UK and owns his own equipment including a Sony F55 4K camera, a full Steadicam rig, a full location sound kit and now an extensive range of lighting equipment.
He has a full O-1 US work visa and is a member of the LOCAL 600, IATSE, BAFTA & AMPS.
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