Freelance Film Director

Hello and welcome to! Simon is a short and feature-length film director based in Bristol, UK.

His debut feature “SHANK” was released on DVD in November 2009 and is available now. The film has been screened in over 60 film festivals around the world to over 30,000 people. In May 2009, he was awarded the Roger Walker-Dack award for Emerging Talent in Miami. His second feature, “Judas Ghost”, a supernatural horror, was released in 2015 in the UK & US and is available to buy here.

Here you can get all the latest news on Simon’s future projects, as well as view his full C.V. and showreel, plus keep up to date with all the latest developments on his films through his blog. Please do take a look at the rest of the site and check back regularly for updates!

Freelance Editor and Camera Operator

When he’s not directing, Simon also works as a freelance editor and camera operator. He has worked for companies such as the BBC, MTV, Tigress Productions and Icon Films, on projects ranging from documentaries, dramas and music videos, to commercials and corporates. His recent edits include work on the 9th and final season of “River Monsters” for Animal Planet, as well as the documentary “Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist” for National Geographic.

View Simon’s Editor Showreel

View Simon’s Camera Showreel

For more information and credits, please see the bio page.

March 2018

The official trailer for Simon’s latest project “I Am the Doorway” is now live! Based on the short story of the same name by Stephen King, the film follows former astronaut Arthur (Simon Merrells) who now believes himself the doorway to a terrifying alien invasion and must take desperate action. Check out the trailer below […]

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And all that set-up with Oceanside just to have them turn up for 10 seconds and get Tara out of a situation she seeā€¦

5 days ago


If you’d like to get in touch with Simon, you can do so via the email address below:

[email protected]

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